(Clarkesville)- A new Acting CEO has been selected for Habersham Electric Membership Corporation. The Habersham EMC Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Whit Hollowell has joined the cooperative as Acting CEO. His first day on the job was Monday, October 7th.
Hollowell has served as the CEO of Coastal Electric in Midway, Georgia, outside Savannah for the last 19 years. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Member Services at Tideland EMC in North Carolina.
According to a news release, Hollowell will lead HEMC’s daily operations under a mutual aid agreement with Coastal EMC, while the Board of Directors conducts its search for a long-term CEO. The release said due to the importance of the position, the board is taking a very methodical approach and does not have a timeline to fill the position.