ME alum named general manager of Cedar Falls Utilities

Steve Bernard's senior photo in the 1985 edition of The bomb yearbook.
Steve Bernard’s senior photo in the 1985 edition of The Bomb yearbook.

An Iowa State mechanical engineering alum has been named general manager of an Iowa utility company.

The Cedar Falls Utilities Board of Trustees selected Steve Bernard (BSME’85) as the company’s next general manager during their June meeting. The Cedar Falls-native will take over the post on January 1, 2018, replacing Jim Krieg who has served as general manager for the past 15 years. Bernard has been with the company for 21 years, 15 of which he was served as director of customer service and business development.

“I’m excited to work with our employees to continue CFU’s tradition of innovative products and excellent service,” Bernard said in a press release. “Cedar Falls is a wonderful community and we at CFU are proud to be part of it.”