Management Team



Patrick Grace, CEO and General Manager

Oversees financial, operational and service aspects of the cooperative. Responsible for member/public relations, community services and overall operations.








Preston O'Brien, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Oversees all co-op financial matters. Responsible for marketing and member relations, community services, investments, cash management and subsidiary accounting.








Thad Peterson, Vice President of Engineering

Oversees engineering services and field design. Responsible for system planning, mapping and distributed generation.









Randy Simmons, Vice President of Operations

Oversees construction of overhead and underground lines, maintenance and right-of-way clearing. Responsible for dispatching, outside contractors and fleet maintenance.








John Spencer, Vice President of Metering

Oversees meter reading, service connections and disconnections, meter equipment installations and purchasing. Responsible for power quality, technology and load management.







Jonna Buck, Vice President of Administration

Oversees administrative services, member service and information technology services. Serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the OEC Foundation, Inc., administering the Operation Round Up program.








Tracy Mowdy, Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Services

Oversees the co-op's human resources and legal services. Responsible for benefit administration and planning, personnel acquisition and internal legal matters.