We are thrilled to share with you that United Water has elected Anthony R. Coscia as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Tony will assume his role at United Water effective today.
Tony comes to our organization with a wealth of experience in the field of infrastructure and economic development. His specific experience in redevelopment finance and infrastructure development projects makes him a valuable addition to United Water’s Board of Directors. Our CEO, Bertrand Camus, shared his excitement and said: “This is an awesome day for United Water. We certainly feel that Tony is the right person at the right time to lead our Board of Directors right now. He is an outstanding business leader and we believe he will help us increase our ability to serve new communities, enhance our business plan, and position us to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.”
Tony was recently elected as chairman of Amtrak’s Board of Directors, on which he has served since June 2010. In his previous role, Tony served as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, from 2003 to 2011. In addition, he served as the chairman of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, one of the nation’s largest state-sponsored development banks, from February 1992 to March 2003. Currently, Tony is a partner at the law firm of Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf, LLP, where he focuses on corporate, commercial and real estate matters.
We briefly chatted with Tony as he begins his new role at United Water and this is what he had to say: “I am deeply honored and tremendously excited to serve as chairman of United Water. For years I have admired the company for its innovative approaches to delivering water and wastewater solutions around the United States. I look forward to building on United Water’s success in promoting public health and environmental well-being, and supporting economic prosperity.”
In addition to his significant professional experience, Tony is a valuable part of his community and involved in several local organizations. He serves as a trustee of the New Jersey Community Development Corporation and is a member of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Council of Trustees, The Partnership for New York City, The Economic Club of New York, Georgetown University Board of Regents and the Regional Plan Association Board of Directors.
We are honored to have Tony as a part of United Water and we welcome him as the Chairman of United Water’s Board of Directors.