Summit Utilities, Inc. (Summit) is pleased to announce Kevin Crass, a highly regarded lawyer from Arkansas, has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors.
Centennial, Colorado (September 25, 2023) – Summit Utilities, Inc. (Summit) is pleased to announce Kevin Crass, a highly regarded lawyer from Arkansas, has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Crass, a partner in the Litigation Practice Group of Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, focuses his practice on complex business litigation in federal and state courts. Crass serves on various boards and commissions and served as the Executive Director of the transition team for Arkansas Governor Sarah Sanders.
“At Summit, customers are at the heart of what we do, and we are proud to announce our newest Board member, Kevin Crass, has the same mission and commitment to customers. Crass has a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a proven unwavering commitment to communities. We are confident Crass will be a driving force in shaping Summit’s future,” said Summit Utilities Board Chairman Henry Fayne.
“I am honored to accept the opportunity to become part of Summit's Board of Directors. I am encouraged by the company's dedication to shaping our energy future in a responsible way. I look forward to bringing those values to Summit's Board as the company continues to invest in the states where Summit serves,” said Crass.
Kevin Crass’s Bio: Kevin A. Crass is a senior partner in Arkansas’ largest law firm, Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP, where he also serves on the management committee. Kevin’s practice is primarily in business and complex litigation and includes the defense of class actions. For many years, he has provided legal counsel to Arkansas constitutional officers and is recognized in the areas of political and ethical laws. He has been consistently recognized among the Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is a community leader, having served as chairperson of a number of nonprofit institutions including the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce and the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Foundation Fund Board. In 2022, he served as Executive Director of the transition team for Arkansas Governor Elect Sarah Sanders who, in March 2023, appointed Kevin to the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees. Kevin has also served four governors as a member of the War Memorial Stadium Commission, including service as chairman. Kevin is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and the University of Arkansas Little Rock School of Law.