Greg Heitzman is President of BlueWater Kentucky, a management consulting firm serving the water and wastewater industry. From 2011 to 2015, he served as Executive Director/CEO of the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD). Prior to MSD, he worked 31 years with the Louisville Water Company serving as Chief Engineer from 1991 to 2007 and President/CEO from 2007 to 2013.
In his executive roles for Louisville MSD and Louisville Water, Greg provided leadership for Mayor Fischer’s One Water Partnership to consolidate water services and administrative functions of Louisville MSD and Louisville Water. Greg also led strategic initiatives to expand water and wastewater services in the region, develop high performance teams, establish model programs for corporate controls (policy, procedures and work instructIons), and develop new lines of business and technology to enhance revenue and reduce costs.
Greg obtained his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Louisville. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Kentucky and recipient of AWWA George Warren Fuller Award. He is an active member in both AWWA and the Water Environment Federation/Association. He currently serves on the following industry and community Boards: Water Research Foundation; Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Water ISAC); Louisville Water Foundation; Better Business Bureau; and Tree Louisville Commission.
He and his wife, Linda, reside in Louisville. Their daughter, Claire, is married and teaches high school in Lexington, Kentucky.