Chief Information Officer, Aqua America
Whitney Kellett is Chief Information Officer of Aqua America where she is responsible for all Information Technology staff, applications and services. Aqua America is the second-largest, publicly-traded water and wastewater utility in the US, serving approximately 3 million people in eight states. Before joining Aqua America, Whitney was Chief Information Officer at Atlas Energy, LLC, a publicly-traded, energy company. In October 2018, Aqua America entered into an agreement to purchase Peoples Natural Gas, a natural gas distribution company based in Pittsburgh. Peoples Gas has 1400 employees based in the US serving 750,000 customers across three states.
A veteran IT executive, specializing in strategic planning and execution, Whitney has held technology positions in a variety of industries including financial services, global transportation, manufacturing, clinical research, commercial real estate, insurance, private equity, energy and utilities. In 2018 and 2019, Whitney was a finalist for Philadelphia CIO of the Year in the Large Enterprise category.
Whitney earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia. She serves on the Board of Trustees at The Woodlynde School, is a member of the Forum of Executive Women and recently co-chaired a $10M capital campaign for St. David’s Episcopal Church in Wayne, PA.