Karen M. Heisler
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Of
United States of America
Karen M. Heisler was appointed senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Aqua America in February 2016 and is responsible for leading and developing an overall strategy for Aqua's human resources department. In her new role, Heisler manages the company's talent acquisition, leadership development, cultural transformation and integration in support of growth. Heisler is also responsible for employee benefits, compensation, and labor relations for Aqua's 14 local bargaining units. Heisler brings 30 years of experience working in a variety of industries, including utilities, telecommunications, cable/media and healthcare. Prior to joining the team, Heisler was the vice president of human resources and administration for UGI. Before that, she was corporate vice president of human resources for Precyse Solutions, a national provider of health information management services and technologies; and senior vice president of human resources for Pegasus Communications, a mid-sized telecommunications company. She also held senior human resources positions with Comcast Corporation and Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia. Heisler earned her B.S. in journalism from Temple University and an M.S. in management from LaSalle University. Her professional memberships include the Human Resources Executive Alliance and the Society of Human Resources Management.
Business & Management