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Lisa Sparrow

President & CEO
Utilities, Inc.

Lisa Sparrow

Lisa Sparrow has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing, infrastructure, energy and water companies including General Motors, bp, and Utilities, Inc. where she is President and CEO.

Ms. Sparrow is an active member of the professional water community. She has served as an appointee to the USEPA’s National Drinking Water Advisory Council, the Board of Directors of the Water Research Foundation and the National Association of Water Companies where she has served in many officer and committee roles including President. She also serves on the University of Missouri’s Financial Research Institute Advisory Board and is a frequent speaker on regulatory policy.

Outside the water industry, Ms. Sparrow is a member of the Board of Directors of the national wholesale florist Kennicott Brothers Company and is an Advisory Board member of PharMore Drugs, a major Midwest long term care pharmacy. She is also a member of Michigan State University’s Mechanical Engineering School Advisory Board and Evanston American Youth Soccer Organization Board of Directors. She is an active member of the CEO peer advisory group Vistage and is member of the Economic Club of Chicago. She enjoys contributing to her community and interests through both operation and governance activities. She coaches youth soccer and baseball, is the Evanston AYSO Commissioner, and speaks on water issues with scout and school groups among many other contributions.

Ms. Sparrow has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and a MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.


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