Management & Boards

Meet the executive leadership team ensuring that the RWA fulfills its mission to provide customers with high-quality water and services at a reasonable cost while promoting the preservation of watershed land and aquifers.

Larry L. Bingaman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Since taking the helm in 2009, Larry L. Bingaman has led the RWA through many financial and operational successes, including the development of the company’s first integrated five-year strategic plan, the achievement of the highest bond rating in the RWA’s history and establishment of new operating and productivity initiatives that have saved customers millions of dollars annually.

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Linda M. Discepolo

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Linda Discepolo has overall responsibility for the RWA’s financial management and policies, strategic risk and business development, as well as oversight of the service delivery, information technology and asset management divisions. She previously served as Vice President of Business Planning, Development and Finance. 

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Rochelle Kowalski

Vice President, Finance & Controller

Rochelle Kowalski has overall responsibility for accounting operations and financial reporting, budget formulation and execution, program analysis and evaluation, treasury, controller, debt management and risk management.

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Beth F. Nesteriak

Senior Vice President, Operations & Business Strategy

Beth Nesteriak oversees the utility’s operations and maintenance in the areas of water quality, treatment, distribution and facilities management. Additionally, she is responsible for leading the company’s business transformation, strategic planning and non-core growth initiatives and serves as the chief innovation officer.

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Ted Norris

Vice President, Asset Management

Ted Norris is in charge of planning, engineering, design and construction of major facility replacements, capital improvement projects and continuing improvements to water system standards, as well as fleet vehicles and mobile equipment.

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Jeanine F. Reckdenwald

Senior Vice President, Employee Services

Jeanine F. Reckdenwald is responsible for employee relations and engagement, training and development, and workplace safety and security. She is also responsible for oversight and implementation of all RWA policies, procedures and personnel matters and manages union issues. Additionally, Jeanine oversees the Communications and Outreach department.

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