Esselman joins Board of Water Works

Esselman joins Board of Water Works
November 30, 2017

The Board of Water Works (BOWW) swore in Paul Esselman at its meeting last Tuesday.

BOWW is the seven-member, bi-partisan governing body for Louisville Water. Louisville’s mayor serves ex-officio and appoints the remaining six members for staggered four-year terms.

Esselman is the Speed Art Museum’s Chief Operating Officer. He grew up in Louisville and is a graduate of Bellarmine University.

A CPA, he spent most of his career at Humana. For the last 20 years, he helped build three internal startups at the company, most recently a wellness division that serves 5 million members. He has a successful track record in building strong operating plans and teams.

Esselman and his wife have raised four children, and he has served as the long-time president of both the operating and fundraising boards of Down Syndrome of Louisville.