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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: […]

                      David Dykes - Foley, AL

                      David Dykes – Foley, AL

                        Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., Dr. David Dykes of Foley says it was a fateful career day at school that determined his professional journey into veterinary medicine. “I was in eighth grade and had a friend who was excited about talking to the veterinarian at the event, so I thought I’d go along and […]

                        Delma and Sammy Dean - Loxley, AL

                        Delma and Sammy Dean – Loxley, AL

                          Delma Dean only has five grandchildren of her own, but many more people around Baldwin County know her as “Grandma.” The flower shop Delma and her husband Sammy have owned for five years in Loxley, Ala. bears the name, and Dean’s gentle and welcoming demeanor fits the title. Delma and Sammy’s story originated in a […]