Two employees recognized by Georgia EMC
Tri-County EMC employees Greg Mullis and Jeremy Arant were recognized and awarded for service to the community during Georgia Electric Membership Corporation’s annual meeting.
Mullis, senior vice president of energy services, was named Volunteer Employee of the Year and presented the Georgia EMC 2014 Community Service and Volunteerism Award. Mullis was instrumental in introducing and launching Operation Roundup, a grant program of the Tri-County EMC Foundation that benefits community projects within the service area.
Arant, an energy systems analyst, was recognized with a Life Saving Award for saving two children from choking. Safety training is an integral part of employee education at Tri-County, with safety training meetings held each month at the co-op.
Tri-County Electric Membership Corp. is a member-owned electric cooperative serving Baldwin, Bibb, Jasper, Jones, Morgan, Putnam, Twiggs and Wilkinson counties.
New board members join hospital board
Two Middle Georgians were appointed to the board of directors at the Georgia Hospital Association at the its annual convention.
Don Avery, president and CEO of Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, has served as CEO since 2008. Prior to that, he held various hospital leadership positions in Jacksonville, Florida, Valdosta and Columbus.
Kevin Bierschenk, president and CEO of Dodge County Hospital in Eastman, has served in that position since 2007 and is responsible for the management of the 94-bed facility as well as several physician practices.
Fickling hires new Realtor
Fickling & Co. hired Realtor Vicky Wylie. She grew up in Barnesville and is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a business degree in finance. She previously worked for State Farm Insurance.
Minter named managing partner of agency
Terri Minter of Warner Robins has been promoted to managing partner for Modern Woodmen of America in Warner Robins. As a managing partner, Minter offers career opportunities for local financial representatives.
House promoted to Geico manager
Jeremy House has been promoted to Geico Southeast liability manager in the Macon office. House started at Geico in 1997 as a management intern in Macon. He has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Valdosta State University.
-- Angela Woolen