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Executive Team

GlennPageGlenn M. Page

General Manager

Glenn Page is the General Manager of the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, being appointed to this position in April 2007. He formerly served as Assistant General Manager and Project Engineer during his 32-year career with the Authority. Prior to that, Glenn worked as a design engineer and project manager for two consulting engineering firms. He currently serves on the Governing Board of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District as an appointee by Governor Nathan Deal.

Glenn earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a 2016 graduate of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership and is the 2018 recipient of the George Warren Fuller Award for distinguished service to the water supply field from the Georgia Section of the American Water Works Association. Glenn also received the Elizabeth McEntire Award for outstanding service in water supply in 2012 and the Honorary Membership Award in 2019 from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.

Glenn is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia, as well as a Certified Water Distribution System Operator. He is a member of the American Water Works Association, the Georgia Association of Water Professionals, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Water Environment Federation, and is a founding member and director of the National Water Supply Alliance. Glenn and his wife Joy have five children and eight grandchildren and live in Woodstock, Georgia.

ColeBlackwellCole Blackwell

Assistant General Manager & Director of Operations

Cole Blackwell is the Assistant General Manager and Director of Operations of the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority and has served in this role since 2017. Previously, Cole served as the Finance Director from 2012 to 2017 and Wyckoff Assistant Division Manager from 2010 to 2012. Prior to coming to CCMWA, Cole worked in leadership roles with both the City of Canton and Cherokee County Water and Sewage Authority bringing with him over 20 years’ experience in the utility industry.

Cole received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, a master’s degree in Accountancy from Southern Polytechnic State University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Georgia.  Additionally, Cole is a Class I Operator licensed in the State of Georgia.

Cole is a dedicated husband and father to three children living in Waleska, Georgia.

GeorgeKaffezakisGeorge Kaffezakis

Director of Engineering

George joined CCMWA in 2015 as the Director of Engineering, bringing 35 years of Engineering experience from previous positions across several industries, including the water, wastewater, solid waste and geotechnical fields. George oversees the development and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program delivering sustainable infrastructure that meet the needs of the community in the most effective possible manner.

George earned his Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering, specializing in geotechnical engineering, from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is part of the 2019 Class of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia.

Married for 34 years to another Engineer, Becky, who is his better half, they have two children who have made their lives both full and interesting and live in Berkeley Lake, where he serves on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

AllisonClementsAllison Clements

Director of Finance

Allison joined CCMWA in 2015 as an Accountant in the Finance Division, bringing 7 years of municipal finance experience from previous positions with the City of Mt. Vernon, IL Police Pension Board, the City of Mt. Vernon, IL and the City of Powder Springs, GA.  In 2017, Allison was promoted to Director of Finance where she oversees the development and management of the annual operating and capital budgets, administers CCMWA’s financial accounting functions, ensure compliance with all financial reporting requirements, and directs the functions of payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets, utility billing, purchasing, and investment portfolio management. The Director of Finance also manages the daily operations of the Finance and Information Technology Divisions.

In this role, Allison has continued to lead the Finance Division to receive the GFOA Distinguished Budget Award and the GFOA Excellence in Financial Reporting Award, which have been awarded to CCMWA each year since 2013.  In 2019, CCMWA received its first special recognition award from GFOA for performance measures presented as part of the 2019 budget document’s divisional goals and objectives.

Allison has earned an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, a master’s degree in Accountancy from Shorter University in Rome, GA and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Georgia.

CCMWA Management Team Contact Information

General Manager Glenn M. Page, P.E.  
Director of Operations & Assistant General Manager Cole E. Blackwell, CPA  
Director of Engineering George J. Kaffezakis, P.E.  
Director of Finance Allison Clements, CPA  
Director of Human Resources Patrick Henley, SPHR  
Laboratory Division Manager Karen M. Osborne  
Maintenance Division Manager Stan C. Brinkley  
Quarles Treatment Division Manager Brandon L. Smith  
Transmission Division Manager John S. Lamica  
Wyckoff Treatment Division Manager Terry L. Wilson  

 

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