South Kentucky RECC Board Names CEO

The Board of Directors of South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation has named Dennis Holt as South Kentucky RECC’s next Chief Executive Officer.

Holt, who has been serving as Interim CEO since June, is a Pulaski County native who has worked for South Kentucky RECC for 39 years, most recently as the Vice President of Engineering.  He has a comprehensive knowledge of SKRECC including engineering, construction, right-of-way, mapping, warehousing, transportation, member services, public relations and dispatch. He has held a various senior management positions at the cooperative for over 14 years. Holt is a 2001 graduate of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program and attended Somerset Community College with an emphasis on Business Administration and Electrical Engineering. He has served on statewide cooperative-related boards and in various civic groups in the community.

“The board is very excited about bringing someone with Holt’s qualifications on as South Kentucky’s new CEO,” said South Kentucky Board Chairman Greg Redmon. “We believe he has the skills to continue offering the service and excellence our members expect and deserve.”

Holt stated, “I look forward to the Cooperative continuing to provide reliable service that is member focused.”

Holt is South Kentucky’s seventh general manager in the utility’s 79 year history.

Established in 1938, South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative headquartered in Somerset Kentucky, with branch offices located in Albany, Monticello, Russell Springs and Whitley City, Kentucky serving 67,000 members.