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ACUA Appoints Linda R. Bazemore Vice President of Administration and Finance

Jan 04, 2016

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) Board of Directors has appointed Linda R. Bazemore of Mays Landing as the vice president of administration and finance, effective January 4, 2016. In her new role, Bazemore will oversee the operation of the finance, human resources and information technology departments.

Ms. Bazemore has more than 13 years of experience in administration, finance management and policy development. Before joining ACUA, she served as the Deputy Executive Director of Administration for the Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority (ACMUA) -- a position she held for nine years. In that capacity, Bazemore was responsible for managing finance and capital projects; interpreting and implementing administrative and financial policies; preparing and managing budgets; contract and vendor negotiations; developing and reviewing RFPs; strategic planning; overseeing the accounting, personnel and customer service divisions; and regulatory compliance, among other duties. Prior to joining the ACMUA in 2001, she served as a Senior Accountant and Senior Rate Analyst at the South Jersey Gas Company.

“We are delighted that Linda is joining ACUA,” said Richard S. Dovey, Atlantic County Utilities Authority president. “She brings with her a solid background in finance and administration and will no doubt be an asset to the organization,” Dovey said.

Bazemore is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Municipal Finance Officer. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Stockton University. Linda is a member of the United Way of Atlantic County Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also serves on the Women’s Shelter Ministry for her church.

For more information, contact the Atlantic County Utilities Authority at 272-6950.