The Can-Do CITCO Crew
CEO – Jeffrey Morrison
Jeffrey Morrison became the CEO of C. I. Thornburg Company on Monday, December 30, 2013. A Huntington native, Jeff makes the third generation of Morrison’s to run the locally owned and operated business. Jeff first began working for C.I. Thornburg Company in January 2007. The following summer he was transferred to CITCO’s Lexington location to develop Engineered Product sales and the service department. Before Jeff joined the ranks at C.I. Thornburg Company, he pursued his dream to become a professional tennis player. He won the 1999 NCAA Singles Championship, played for seven years on the ATP Tour and had a career high ranking of #85 in the world in singles.
President – Edward Morrison
Ed Morrison started working for C.I. Thornburg Company in May 1973 as an Inside Sales representative. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Ed has served as the past president of the Water and Sewer Distributors of America organization and the post chairman of the National Association of Pipe Fabricators. He is also a recipient of the AWWA Fuller Award and represents West Virginia on the AWWA Board of Directors. Ed and his wife Karen are the parents of Eddie and Mary Beth.
Vice President – Alan Morrison, PE
Alan began working for the family business in March 1977 as an Engineered Product sales representative. He also graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology. Alan is the best problem solver in the company. He and his wife Catherine are the parents of Jeff and Brooke.
Chief Operating Officer – Mary Beth Anderson
Mary Beth (Morrison) Anderson became Chief Operating Officer for The CI Thornburg Company in April 2018. She graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science degree, double majoring in Computer Science and Math. She started working for IBM Retail Store Solutions, testing and programming operating systems and middleware. Mary Beth continued to work on retail operating systems as a Marketing Technical Specialist, then as a Product Manager for 4690 and Linux systems. While working as a Product Manager, she went back to Duke’s Fuqua School of Business for her MBA. She joined C.I. Thornburg Company in late 2012 and has worked in a variety of roles including Marketing, Special Projects, Director of Fabrication and General Manager of the Huntington Branch.
Chief Technology Officer – Eddie Morrison
Eddie started working for the family business in 2005. He graduated in 2000 from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Medical Professions Specializing in Medical Technologies. Eddie became the IT System Administrator for C.I. Thornburg Company in 2014.
Chief Procurement Officer – Marc Templeton
Marc has been part of the CITCO team since 1977. He has over 40 years of experience in all facets of the water works industry. He has responsibilities for all purchasing for CITCO. Marc currently lives in Lexington Ky with his wife Sharel. They have 2 sons, Reed and David, who also work for the CITCO team.
Chief Customer Officer – Jon Kuchenbrod
Jon leads the Customer Service Team to provide products, services and solutions to consumers in the water and wastewater industry, including pipe, valves, fittings, equipment, instrumentation and systems integration related to water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment processes. Jon has worked in many positions within C.I. Thornburg including, project estimation, contractor sales, application engineering and service department management. Jon is from Danville, KY where he enjoys fishing and performing DIY home remodeling in his free time.
Chief Values Officer – Jenna Ramsey
Jenna is a WV native and graduate of Nitro High School. She went to Marshall University where she received undergraduate degree in Finance, followed by Master’s degree in Human Resources Management. Upon graduation, she began working for PepsiCo as an HR administrator in the WV /Eastern KY region. She transitioned to Innovative Mattress Solutions where she worked as a Recruitment Manager before coming to C.I. Thornburg in October of 2017. She currently lives in St. Albans, WV with her husband Eric.
Chief Sales Officer – Alex Meadows
Alex came to work with the C.I. Thornburg Company in January of 2017 after working a 28 year career in the sales and distribution of facilities maintenance supplies. Alex has been married to Beth for 25 years and is they are the parents of two grown children, Megan and A.J.
Alex certainly believes that CITCO’s strength in the market is because of the diversity of the offering and the talented staff.