Bill Prather, President and CEO of Farmers RECC (FRECC), announced that he will be retiring at the end of this year. Prather’s career has spanned more than 43 years in the Kentucky rural electric industry, having served in various leadership capacities at Owen Electric Cooperative, in Owenton, and at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, in Winchester, prior to joining FRECC in 2007.
“Mr. Prather has dedicated the last fifteen years of his career to serving FRECC, its member-owners, and the communities in and around Glasgow,” said Paul Hawkins, Chairman of the Farmers RECC Board of Directors.
“He’s helped Farmers RECC navigate one of the most transformative periods in its history, from implementing many technological improvements to streamlining internal processes and implementing upgrades to infrastructure that improve service and reliability, while maintaining affordable rates. He has been a driving force behind ensuring that our members receive safe, reliable and affordable service. On behalf of the Board of Directors and employees, we will wish him well in his retirement.”
The Board of Directors will engage in a nationwide search for a President and CEO to fill the vacancy. Information about the position will be available on the FRECC website, www.farmersrecc.com/careers, with a closing date of October 15, 2022. All qualified applicants will be directed to Internal Innovations, an Atlanta-based corporate coaching and consulting firm, using an email address to submit resumes.