SAN JOSE, Calif. — August 2, 2023 — SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) announces today that Aundrea Williams will be joining the company on August 21, 2023, as president of The Texas Water Company (TWC). TWC serves three of the five fastest-growing counties in the U.S. She will be assuming the responsibilities of Thomas A. Hodge, now vice president of business development for SJW Group.
“We are truly fortunate that Aundrea has chosen to serve in this role,” stated SJW Group Chair, President, and CEO Eric W. Thornburg. “Her deep experience focusing on a vast array of initiatives aimed primarily at developing and executing regulatory and legislative strategy, makes her a true asset to the company. She has also demonstrated a commitment to serving customers, and a great respect for the environment. Her strength as a servant-leader — leveraging high performance with a focus on the well-being of our employees — will help build a culture based on trust and engagement.”
Williams joins TWC from NextEra Energy Resources, a publicly traded company on the NYSE. At NextEra, she held the position of Executive Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs NextEra Energy Resources (NEER). Prior to this, she held several roles at the company including President, NextEra Water Texas & NextEra Energy Transmission (NEET) Midwest, and President, Lone Star Transmission & NextEra Energy Transmission (NEET) Southwest. She also worked for several years at NRG, including as Vice President, Regulatory and Legislative Strategy & Policy.
Williams attended Stephen F. Austin State University, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration. She also has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.
About SJWTX dba The Texas Water Company SJWTX, a subsidiary of SJW Group, is a public water utility situated in the Texas Hill Country between Austin and San Antonio, providing service to approximately 78,000 people through approximately 26,000 water and wastewater service connections. With three of the five fastest-growing counties in the United States, SJWTX serves customers in Comal, Blanco, Kendall, Bandera, Medina, Hays, and Travis counties.
About SJW Group SJW Group is among the largest investor-owned pure-play water and wastewater utilities in the United States, providing life-sustaining and high-quality water service to about 1.5 million people. SJW Group’s locally led and operated water utilities - San Jose Water Company in California, The Connecticut Water Company in Connecticut, The Maine Water Company in Maine, and SJWTX, Inc. (dba The Texas Water Company) in Texas - possess the financial strength, operational expertise, and technological innovation to safeguard the environment, deliver outstanding service to customers, and provide opportunities to employees. SJW Group remains focused on investing in its operations, remaining actively engaged in its local communities, and delivering continued sustainable value to its shareholders. For more information about SJW Group, please visit www.sjwgroup.com.