Mar 04, 2021

SmartCover Welcomes Corey Williams as President & CEO

SmartCover announced Corey Williams joined the company as president and CEO.

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SmartCover announced that Corey Williams, P.E. joined the company as president and CEO.

After more than 15 years under the guidance of co-founders and inventors, Dr. Greg Quist and David Drake, the announcement marks a new phase for the company, according to the SmartCover press release. 

“As an original inventor and co-founder of the company, I’m thrilled to welcome Corey Williams to SmartCover,” said Dr. Greg Quist in the press release. “It’s an exciting time as the company continues to expand and I’m confident Corey is the right person to lead us to the next level.”

Dr. Quist is stepping back from leading daily operations of the company and will continue in the new role of chief visionary officer alongside David Drake who is chief innovation officer and a recognized industry icon. Both Quist and Drake serve on the Board of Directors.

"We set out to build a company with a sincere sense of empathy of what municipalities go through every day,” said David Drake, SmartCover co-founder and inventor in the press release.

“I plan to continue the mission set out by the company over sixteen years ago, building upon the vision Greg and David had when they started the company,” stated Corey Williams in the press release. “We’ll maintain an unwavering commitment to serving our communities and sustained company growth to reach more cities and towns in the years to come.”

Since inception in 2005, SmartCover has grown from its California footprint to a North American presence with over 190,000,000 operating hours and over 500 utilities relying on SmartCover for smart sewer technology solutions.