Senior Vice President, Golden State Water Company
Denise L. Kruger is Senior Vice President, Regulated Utilities for Golden State Water Company. In this role, Ms. Kruger has oversight of all functions in Regulated Utilities, including Water Operations, Asset Management, Environmental Quality, Customer and Community Relations, Customer Service, Water Use Efficiency, Water Resources and Regulated New Business. Golden State Water Company provides water service to 254,000 customers and electric service to 23,000 customers in California.
Ms. Kruger has over 25 years of experience in the utility industry. She joined Golden State Water Company in 1992 as Manager of Quality Assurance and Water Quality. In 1998, Ms. Kruger was appointed to the position of Vice President, Water Quality. She then served in various executive roles in water operations before being appointed Senior Vice President, Regulated Utilities.
Ms. Kruger is active in the utility industry, including holding a Board seat on CFEE, the California Foundation for the Environment and Economy. She is a past Chair of the Water Research Foundation, an organization responsible for over $460M worth of water related research, and past Chair of the American Ground Water Trust. Ms. Kruger received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California-Davis and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of California-Irvine.