Michael Quinn has 46 years experience in the water and wastewater industry. He was President of Suburban Water Systems from 1996 – 2013. Mr. Quinn was also President of SouthWest Water Company Utility Group from its inception in June 2002 until December 2009.
Mr. Quinn’s long career with SouthWest Water Company began in 1970 and has included several key operational positions since then. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in business management from California State University at Fullerton, he moved into Suburban’s accounting department, becoming Controller/Treasurer in 1981. In 1985, he was named President of ECO Resources, Inc. In 1992, he returned to Suburban as Chief Operating Officer, a position he held until 1996.
Among his water industry affiliations, Mr. Quinn is a past president of both the California Water Association and the National Association of Water Companies, and represents SouthWest Water as a member on the boards of the California Domestic Water Company, Cadway Inc. (a private real estate holding company), and Covina Irrigating Company. He also is a past director of the Main San Gabriel Basin WaterMaster.