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President/Chief Executive Officer

Price Electric Cooperative located in Phillips, Wisconsin

Job Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: May 21, 2021

Job Description:

President/Chief Executive Officer
Price Electric Cooperative
Phillips, WI

The Board of Directors for Price Electric Cooperative (PEC) is seeking a collaborative and visionary individual with strong interpersonal communication skills to lead the cooperative into the future as their next President/CEO. PEC has retained NRECA’s Executive Search to facilitate the search process.

Price Electric Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative serving parts of nine counties in rural north-central Wisconsin. PEC employs 21 professionals serving approximately 9,364 consumer-members over 1,808 miles of distribution line. The Cooperative has annual revenue of about $13.3 million and total utility plant of $61.8 million. Headquartered in Phillips, WI, PEC purchases wholesale power from Dairyland Power Cooperative and is a member of the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association, NRECA, NISC, CRC, RESCO, and Federated Insurance. PEC is a 100% CFC borrower.

Candidates should have broad electric utility management experience and knowledge including such areas as accounting and finance, engineering and operations, focus on safety, team building, member relations, employee development and internal/external leadership. Successful candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of electric utility experience and at least 5 years of leadership experience in a utility senior management position. A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field or 10 years’ experience in a senior level utility position in lieu of a degree is required. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Cooperative values and principles, be a person of integrity and have a proven ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve and make decisions.

The Northwoods region served by Price Electric is one of Wisconsin’s hidden treasures. Located within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and Flambeau River State Forest, residents and visitors enjoy many popular, year-round activities including fishing, hiking, hunting, boating, skiing, biking, camping, canoeing, snowmobiling, and over 1,700 miles of sport trails in Price County alone. There is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy Wisconsin’s four seasons.

With major cities featuring cultural events, entertainment, diverse restaurants and shopping plus major league sports just a few hours away, you can live in a beautiful, safe rural setting while still having access to big city amenities.

Price Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent retirement plan through NRECA, competitive benefit programs, and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.

How to Apply:

Applications with cover letter, resume and contact information are accepted until May 21, 2021 and should be submitted via the NRECA Executive Search Career page at If you have any questions, please contact Bob Matheny, NRECA Executive Search at (423) 605-2626 or All replies are confidential.

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