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Emma Maxey

Supplier Diversity Manager

Emma Maxey, as Supplier Diversity Manager for Golden State Water Company (GSWC), is responsible for the implementation of GSWC’s Diversity Program that includes development of policies, strategies, and programs related to the Supplier Diversity initiatives in compliance with the goals of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Emma is the former chair of the California Water Association’s Utility Supplier Diversity Program Committee. She chaired this committee for five years and was instrumental in providing the leadership and vision to promote best practices for supplier diversity initiatives within California’s Water Industry. She currently serves as Advisory Council to the Native American Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Business Association and the LA Elite SDVOB Network. She is an active member of the California Utilities Diversity Council.

She has been with Golden State Water Company for over 35 years and has held a number of positions, Including Engineering Tech, Junior Drafter, New Business Manager, Contract Administrator and Supplier Diversity Specialist.

Ms. Maxey graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management. She holds a D2 Water Distribution certification with the State of California Department of Health Services.

The Latin Business Association is grateful for the participation of Golden State Water Company and extremely proud to have Ms. Emma Maxey as an expert panelist for the 5th Annual LBA Minority Women’s Business Conference Water Agencies & Government Entities Panel.