KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 4, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has appointed Kevin E. Crawford as vice president of finance and administration, effective April 3. Crawford brings more than 20 years of financial and accounting experience to the utility.
Crawford succeeds Joseph Hostetler, who retired in January after nearly 30 years with the utility.
Crawford previously served as chief financial officer of the Southern California Public Power Authority. In addition, he served more than seven years in a variety of capacities at Gainesville Regional Utilities, including senior utility analyst, financial analysis and compliance manager, as well as interim finance director.
Crawford is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida.
Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 70,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.