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Partin Named President/CEO Of SVEC

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:31 am

The Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has named Mike Partin SVEC’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Partin succeeds Robert W. (Bob) Matheny who retired earlier this month after serving for over 16 years. Partin will be the seventh manager/CEO in the Cooperative’s 75 year existence. “Mike is knowledgeable and experienced in the electric cooperative industry, having grown in responsibility and leadership over the course of his career,”

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