Member Spotlight

Baldwin EMC retiree Elmer McDaniel sits down with CEO Karen Moore

Baldwin EMC retiree Elmer McDaniel sits down with CEO Karen Moore

    To close our Retiree Spotlight series, we asked Mr. Elmer McDaniel, who retired as executive vice president and general manager of Baldwin EMC in 1997, to stop by for a visit with our current chief executive officer, Karen Moore. Mr. McDaniel was hired as member services director and then served as accounting office manager before beginning his 17-year tenure as G.M. Karen […]

    Baldwin EMC retiree Mickey Wiley sits down with employee Brad Taylor

    Baldwin EMC retiree Mickey Wiley sits down with employee Brad Taylor

      Mr. Mickey Wiley retired from the Baldwin EMC marketing and member services department in 2000. When we asked him to sit down with Energy Marketing Specialist Brad Taylor, we knew they’d have plenty to “talk shop” about, from our home energy efficiency programs to Youth Tour. But what they also share in common is their […]

      Baldwin EMC retiree David Lindell sits down with employee Jason Day

      Baldwin EMC retiree David Lindell sits down with employee Jason Day

        Mr. David Lindell retired as transportation supervisor in 2006. We asked him to sit down with Jason Day, who has worked as an assistant mechanic for two years. Jason Day: When you came on board in 1972, were you working out of our main Summerdale office? David Lindell: Oh, yes. I knew that [Baldwin EMC] had built this […]

        Retiree Bobbie Madaris takes a moment to visit with Baldwin EMC

        Retiree Bobbie Madaris takes a moment to visit with Baldwin EMC

          Mrs. Bobbie Madaris retired from Baldwin EMC’s call center in 2004. Now at home in Gadsden, Ala., she spoke to us over the phone about her experiences during her 15-year career. Baldwin EMC: Today we have an entire department dedicated to the calls, payments and inquiries of our members, but I understand you were the […]

          Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

          Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

            Mr. Edward Kinsey retired as a field engineer in 2000. We asked him to sit down with Sol Fleming, an engineer in Baldwin EMC’s South Baldwin district who came on board in 2015. Sol Fleming: So you retired in engineering in 2000, but did you always work in that department? Edward Kinsey: No, I actually […]

            Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

            Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

              Mr. Donnie Younce retired as a crew chief in Summerdale in 2012. We asked him to sit down with Taylor McLain, an employee for 10 years who joined the line crew in 2012. Taylor McLain: So what was it that made you apply for a job at Baldwin EMC back in 1968? Donnie Younce: Well, […]

              Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

              Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

                Mrs. Lois Schneider retired as a billing clerk in 1992. We asked her to sit down with Jessica Johnson, who has served Baldwin EMC for seven years and works as a billing analyst. Jessica Johnson: I understand you worked for Baldwin EMC for 23 years. What were the different positions you held? Lois Schneider: Oh, I think I did […]

                Baldwin EMC retiree Joe Sopr sits down with employee Tommy Higginbotham

                Baldwin EMC retiree Joe Sopr sits down with employee Tommy Higginbotham

                  Mr. Joe Sopr retired as Information Technology (IT) manager in 2010. We asked him to sit down with Tommy Higginbotham, who has served as the co-op’s IT manager since October of 2015. Tommy Higginbotham: What was it that brought you to Baldwin EMC back in 1979? Joe Sopr: I had been working for a bank […]

                  Baldwin EMC retiree Butch Long sits down with employee Tim Hobbs

                  Baldwin EMC retiree Butch Long sits down with employee Tim Hobbs

                    Mr. Butch Long of White House Fork retired from the purchasing and warehouse department of Baldwin EMC in 2012. We asked him to sit down with Tim Hobbs, who took over Long’s position as manager of the department in 2012 and has been has been with Baldwin EMC for 20 years. Tim Hobbs: I had […]

                    Baldwin EMC retiree Georgia McLain sits down with employee Shelby Singleton

                    Baldwin EMC retiree Georgia McLain sits down with employee Shelby Singleton

                      Mrs. Georgia McLain of Orange Beach retired from the accounting department of Baldwin EMC in 1988. We asked her to sit down with Shelby Singleton, who has been with Baldwin EMC for seven years and serves as a work order specialist. Shelby Singleton: Although I’d never believe it from visiting with you, you’ve been retired […]

                      Baldwin EMC retiree Charles Perkins sits down with employee J.D. Harrison

                      Baldwin EMC retiree Charles Perkins sits down with employee J.D. Harrison

                        Mr. Charles Perkins of Bay Minette retired from Baldwin EMC in 2006 as a crew chief in our North Baldwin district. We asked him to sit down with J.D. Harrison, who has been with Baldwin EMC for two years and works as a groundman. J.D. Harrison: When did you start working at Baldwin EMC? Charles […]

                        Baldwin EMC retiree Frankie Kucera sits down with employee Chase Waddle

                        Baldwin EMC retiree Frankie Kucera sits down with employee Chase Waddle

                          Mr. Frankie Kucera of Robertsdale retired from Baldwin EMC in 1993 as Manager of Operations and Maintenance. We asked him to sit down with Chase Waddle, who has been with Baldwin EMC for seven years and works as a line technician. Chase Waddle: What made you apply for a job at Baldwin EMC? Frankie Kucera: […]