Tim Culpepper has been selected by the board of directors at Cullman EC, Cullman, AL, to succeed the retiring Grady Smith as the cooperative’s president/CEO.
Cullman EC Chairman Robert Tidwell made the announcement April 2. Culpepper, who’s been the cooperative’s general counsel for the past 20 years, is scheduled to start June 1.
A Cullman native, Culpepper earned his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Alabama. He’s practiced law in Cullman for 27 years and served as a municipal judge, Cullman County attorney and deputy Alabama attorney general.
Culpepper joined Cullman EC’s staff in 2015 as vice president of administrative services and general counsel. Prior to that, he’d spent 17 years as the cooperative’s part-time general counsel.