Meet the Executive Management Team

Richard D. (Rick) Ailiff, Jr.

Richard D. (Rick) Ailiff, Jr.,

Rick Ailiff, President, has extensive experience managing and operating facilities with over 29 years experience in the industry. He is certified as a Grade IV Operator in Alabama and Georgia.  Rick is certified in PACP/MACP, fluoride addition, and meter testing. He was the Superintendent for the City of Williamson, WV for 16 years, including water. wastewater, streets and garbage. Rick was also a Senoir Project Manager for several systems in Alabama. View Resume

Paul J. Jackson

Paul J. Jackson,
 Sr. Vice President

Paul Jackson, Sr. Vice President, has a degree in Environmental Science and 23 years of experience. Paul has extensive knowledge of all State, Federal, and OSHA Regulations pertaining to water, wastewater and public works. He was the Senior Project Manager for several utility systems throughout the Southeast while working for a private operations and management firm. Paul has an extensive background in all water operations; with hands-on skills in laboratory testing, water treatment related issues, trouble shooting and problem resolution. View Resume

Michael Riggs

Michael Riggs,
 Chief Financial Officer

Michael Riggs, Chief Financial Officer, is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in accounting. Michael has been with CWS for over 4 years and manages all accounting and Human Resources responsabilities.  View Resume

Brent Stauffer

Brent Stauffer, Vice President of Business Development

Mr. Stauffer has more than 25 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. His expertise lies in domestic, industrial, and contract operations. Mr. Stauffer is knowledgeable in managing groundwater systems using chlorine, fluoride, lime, and sedimentation treatment. He has experience in facility design and modifications, equipment recommendations and sizing, and developing positive working relationships with regulatory officials during supervisory tenure. View Resume