Whitley joins Electric Co-op as Administrative Services Co-ordinator – The Suffolk News-Herald

Whitley joins the Electric Co-op as Administrative Services Coordinator

Posted 6:56 PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Lucy Whitley joins Community Electric Cooperative as Administrative Services Coordinator this week.

Whitley brings to this new position extensive experience in customer service and leadership roles, including approximately 18 months as a branch manager for Farmers Bank in Windsor.

Originally from Southern California, she has lived in Virginia for 12 years. Prior to working at Farmers Bank for 3½ years, Whitley held customer service positions in government and at a local credit union. She is fluent in Spanish.

“I am thrilled to have Lucy join our team,” said CEC President and CEO Steven Harmon. “She has experience and capabilities that are critical to Community Electric’s mission. We know it will improve the interactions and experiences our members have with us.

Whitley said she often “heard good things” about Community Electric from co-op employees and others who did business at the bank.

“It’s a fresh start for me and a chance to learn more about the members through the CEC,” she said. “I could tell they had a great vibe, and I’m looking forward to being a part of the company and building my career and my friendships.”

Whitley’s first day at the CEC is Monday, September 19.