ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Missouri American Water is proud to announce the hiring of Ken Franklin
as its Manager of Government Relations. He will be responsible for
managing key relationships with local governments and community
stakeholders in the St. Louis region.
Franklin brings to the company more than two decades of knowledge and
experience in government and politics. Most recently he served as Vice
President of Governmental Relations and Policy Initiatives at Bi-State
Development. He also founded McKinley Franklin Global LLC and worked as
Deputy Director for the Board of Election Commissioners in the City of
St. Louis and for Missouri’s Office of Equal Opportunity.
In addition to his professional roles, Franklin also serves on the
boards of Girls Inc. and St. Louis Developmental Disability Resources.
He received a Legacy Award from the St. Louis County NAACP and the St.
Louis Chapter Alumni Award from Morehouse Parents Association.
Franklin earned a Master of Business Administration from Washington
University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College.
Missouri American Water
Missouri American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is
the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing
high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to
approximately 1.5 million people.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and
most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater
utility company. The company employs more than 7,100 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to more than 14 million people in
46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable
water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives
flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com
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