SAN DIMAS, Calif. – Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) recently announced that Patrick M. Kubiak has been promoted to Vice President of Asset Management.
In this role, Kubiak oversees all asset management planning, engineering design, capital program construction, technical services and operations support, developer in-fill new business services, and preventative maintenance. Kubiak is also responsible for establishing the vision and strategy to lead Golden State Water in the execution of critical and transformative asset management initiatives.
“I am honored by the opportunity to lead Golden State Water’s Asset Management team, which is comprised of talented professionals who are committed to ensuring we can continue providing quality water and reliable service throughout California today and for generations to come,” Kubiak said. “Delivering safe drinking water requires a solid asset management program to protect the reliability of service and maximize the useful life of the water infrastructure and facilities. I am excited to lead this effort.”
Kubiak joined Golden State Water in 2018 to lead the utility’s new Technology Services Department, managing the implementation of the company’s technology roadmap while overseeing change management and business process design initiatives.
Prior to his tenure at Golden State Water, Kubiak served as a management consultant with Navigant Consulting, Inc. and PA Consulting Group, where he performed business strategy and operational assessment studies involving strategic planning, business process design, utility resource planning, technology advisory, and rate design for some of the largest water and electric utilities in North America.
“Patrick is a proven leader who is respected not only within our company, but throughout the water industry,” said Denise Kruger, Senior Vice President of Regulated Water Utilities for Golden State Water. “His experience and passion for engineering and technology will make an immediate positive impact on the people we serve. His leadership over our Asset Management team will further empower our company to advance our efforts delivering high-quality water throughout the state.”
Kubiak holds a Masters of Science in Mechanical, Software and Automotive Engineering from Cranfield University (U.K.) and ESTIA Engineering School (France), and a Master in Strategy and Management from ESSEC International Business School (France).