Under the auspices of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association and its partners, Junior Achievement and the Star Ledger, the Hall of Fame selects business leaders for their "outstanding performances and accomplishments in their industries and for their commitment to improving the quality of life in New Jersey." At the induction ceremony, Estabrook and her fellow inductees were recognized for being role models and for inspiring the youth to reach their goals. Proceeds from the event are donated to Junior Achievement.
"It is important that
Now enjoying great success in real estate development with Elberon Development Co., Estabrook's Hall of Fame bona fides were earned in a career that has strong roots in the water utility business. In 1985, she became vice president of E-town Corporation and was appointed to chair the company in 1997. Three years later, Estabrook was instrumental in negotiating Elizabethtown's merger with Thames Water PLC, which was subsequently acquired by German utility company RWE, majority owner of American Water. In 2005, Estabrook joined the board of New Jersey American Water.
As CEO of her northern
In addition to her work in the business sector, Estabrook has a strong commitment to public and community service. Last year, she was a frontrunner for a U.S. Senate seat in the 2008
Estabrook is a staunch supporter of education and serves on the board of numerous civic and charitable organizations.
New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.5 million people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in
SOURCE New Jersey American Water