Matthew Stanley - West Virginia Section
Matthew Stanley is the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Beckley Water Company, Beckley, West Virginia, where he has been employed since 2007 and an active member in the West Virginia Section since he joined in 2007.
Jeffery Ekstrom, West Virginia Section chair, commented that "Matt was nominated to serve on the West Virginia Section Board due to his leadership quality skills that he developed as the President and CEO of Beckley Water Company, which is the second largest private water utility in West Virginia.
Matt would be an excellent vice-president and would be an enrichment to the Association."
Matthew has served in the West Virginia Section as AWWA Director as well as Past Chairman and Vice- Chairman of the Water Utility Council.
He is a member of the Raleigh County Chapter-American Red Cross Board of Directors, United Way of Southern West Virginia Board of Directors; Chairman of the Beckley Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce; Raleigh County Memorial Airport Authority Board of Directors; Marshall University Graduate College Alumni Association President; Founder and Chairman of the National Association of Water Companies-Mid Size Independents; Beckley Police Department - Police Commissioner; and a member of the Theatre West Virginia Board.
Matthew holds a BA in Business Administration, a BA in Communications and an MBA from Marshall University.
He was also an Adjunct Professor at Marshall University and Concord University.
received the Fuller Award in 2014 and was also listed in the Who's Who West Virginia Business-West Virginia State Journal