TVPPA Membership

Associate Members

A.J. Gallagher Risk Management Services
1050 Crown Pointe Parkway Ste 600
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: (678) 393-5294 Fax: 678-393-5294
Contact: Tony Salvatore, Area Senior Vice President

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered in Rolling Meadows, IL. The firm was established in 1927 and is the fourth-largest insurance broker in the world. Our Atlanta-based service team has managed TVPPA's Distributors Insurance since 1983.

901 Explorer Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35806
Phone: (256) 963-4766 Fax: (256) 963-4766
Contact: Kristin Hudson, Trade Show Coordinator

Adtran understands the challenges investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and municipalities face to modernize their critical infrastructure with broadband solutions. Adtran has demonstrated what it means to be an industry leader and trusted partner with over three decades of telecommunications engineering. Let Adtran show you how to close the digital divide and help make the most of your investment for you and your community.

Alabama Rural Electric Association
PO Box 244014
Montgomery, AL 36124
Phone: (334) 215-2732 Fax: (334) 215-2732
Contact: Karl Rayborn, President & CEO

AREA is a member-owned and member controlled association. The needs and interests of members are always of primary concern when policies are developed. AREA encourages independent and local control of all consumer-owned electric cooperatives.

Altec Industries, Inc.
PO Box 10264
Birmingham, AL 35202
Phone: (615) 594-4267 Fax: (205) 323-8751
Contact: Brad Bass, Sr. Account Manager

Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. We deliver products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world. Altec Inc. is the holding company for Altec Industries, Global Rental, Altec NUECO, Altec Worldwide, Altec Capital, Altec Supply, and Altec Ventures, LLC.

AMP Quality Energy Services
PO Box 526
Huntsville, AL 35804
Phone: (256) 513-8255 Fax: (256) 513-8255
Contact: William Sasser, Business Operations

AMP Quality Energy Services performs acceptance and maintenance tests on electrical power apparatus. AMP provides services for, ARC flash study, transformers, circuit breakers, consultation for industrial, commercial, and utilities electrical preventative maintenance (EPM) programs, electrical disaster recovery, standby generators, as well as laboratory calibration services.

445 Hutchinson Ave, Suite 700
Columbus, OH 43235
Phone: (614) 396-5145 Fax: (614) 321-5957
Contact: Andrea Byrum, Field Marketing Specialist

ARCOS provides the leading SaaS-based resource management platform built specifically for utilities and other critical infrastructure industries. Using ARCOS, companies manage the real-time availability of unionized workforces and contractors alongside long and short cycle work that is necessary to keep services flowing for more than 90 million people and businesses across the US and Canada. Our best-in-class customer support coupled with our quick return on investment, automated callout capabilities, electronic crew management, contractor management, emergency mobilization, work distribution, and field service mobility solutions help our customers safely respond, restore, report, and manage critical activity that keeps electric running smoothly.

ATA CPAs & Advisors
227 Oil Well Road
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: (731) 427-8571 Fax: (731) 427-8571
Contact: Alexis Long, Marketing Director

ATA CPAs & Advisors has over 50 years of experience with TVA electric utilities and serves both municipal and cooperative clients. Some of the most common services ATA provides are pension plan audits and annual audits. The firm currently works with over 20% of TVA members. ATA has 15 locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi. Recognized as an IPA Top 150 regional accounting firm, the firm provides a wide array of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services for clients ranging from small family-owned businesses to publicly traded companies and international corporations. ATA is also an alliance member of BDO USA LLP, a top five global accounting firm, which provides additional resources and expertise for clients.

Atwell & Gent, P.A
P.O. Box 2558
Starkville, MS 39760-2558
Phone: (662) 324-5658 Fax: (662) 324-5658
Contact: Jeffrey Atwell, President

Atwell & Gent., P.A. is an electrical engineering firm that provides a variety of professional engineering services to municipal and investor-owned utilities throughout the mid-South.

Basic Concepts Inc.
1310 Harris bridge Rd.
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: (502) 386-4959 Fax: (502) 267-0101
Contact: Tom Downs, Sales/Research & Development

Basic Concepts, Inc. (BCI), previously known as C.I. Agent Solutions, manufactures and assists with installs of substation secondary containment solutions that meet regulatory requirements while saving engineers, contractors and owners time and money. Because of the reliability and consistent quality of BCI solutions, many electrical utilities have written BCI products and solutions into their standards. Whether your need is standard spill containment or a customized spill containment product, BCI offers the experience, knowledge, and follow through to design your ideal solution.

BEC Technologies, Inc.
3301 Matrix Dr., Suite 200
Richardson, TX 75082
Phone: (972) 422-0877 Fax: (972) 422-0877
Contact: D'Andre Ladson, VP of Marketing

BEC Technologies’ industry-leading wireless broadband solutions modernize Utility communications with 4G LTE and 5G network solutions. Our diverse portfolio of industrial modems, routers, and gateways provide utilities with next-generation, high-performance, resilient, and secure mission-critical communication.

Burns & McDonnell Engineering
9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: (770) 510-4529 Fax: (770) 587-4776

Contact: Dotun Famakinwa, Vice President

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 10,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities from a 100% employee-owned team.

16305 36th Ave. North, Ste 300
Minneapolis, MN 55446
Phone: (423) 240-1220 Fax: (763) 268-3300
Contact: Steve Rawlston, Regional Sales Strategy Leader

Calix cloud and software platforms enable service providers of all types and sizes to innovate and transform. Our customers utilize the real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to simplify their business and deliver experiences that excite their subscribers. The resulting growth in subscriber acquisition, loyalty and revenue creates more value for their businesses and communities. This is the Calix mission: to enable communications service providers of all sizes to simplify, excite and grow.

Cannon & Cannon, Inc.
8550 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: 865-770-4046 Fax: (865) 670-8555
Contact: Wes Henderson, P.E., Electric Utilities Group

Cannon & Cannon, Inc. is a consulting and engineering firm located in Knoxville, TN.

Central Service Association
P O Box 3480
Tupelo, MS 38803-3480
Phone: 6628425962 Fax: (662) 842-5962
Contact: Richard Adams, Chief Member Services Officer

In 1937, Central Service Association (CSA) was born of a cooperative effort by new utility distributors to create a method of using centralized expertise to perform utility customer billing and other joint services that were determined as useful to the efficient operation of these new utilities. In its 80-plus year history, CSA has grown to serve the entire seven-state Tennessee valley area. What began as a billing service has grown into an association offering a very comprehensive range of modern, computerized information systems to assist in all areas of utility operations and management. In January 2019, CSA purchased Professional Computer Services, Co. and rebranded it Professional Computer Solutions, LLC. Today, these two great companies offer enterprise technology solutions (multi-service billing, financials, work management, GIS, MDM, mobile and more) to public utilities across the U.S. and beyond.

Constellation Clearsight
4300 Winfield Road
Warrenville, IL 60555
Phone: (770) 906-4208 Fax: (800) 794-9537
Contact: Kevin Faus, Senior Business Development Manager

Constellation Clearsight provides safer, more effective inspections of critical infrastructure by using cutting-edge drone, robot, sensor, and software technologies to deliver key insights that reduce the total cost of asset ownership.

Cooperative Response Center, Inc.
2000 8th Street NW
Austin, MN 55912
Phone: 423-712-8242 Fax: (800) 892-1578
Contact: Cheryl Haney, Southern Regional Business Manager

CRC is a nationwide, cooperatively owned and operated 24/7 contact call center and central station alarm monitoring center providing services to electric utilities, including energy dispatching, customer care, and monitoring of security and medical alarms including video verified substation monitoring.

Dark Horse Electric
8447 Morgan County Highway
Sunbright, TN 37872
Phone: (423) 628-2111 Fax: (423) 628-2111
Contact: James Diaz-Barriga, Chief Manager

Dark Horse is NaVOBA (National Veteran Owned Business Association) certified business based out of Sunbright, TN. We support the electrical community by servicing the vegetation and line construction needs of utilities and co-ops.

Davis H. Elliot Company, Inc.
PO Box 12108
Lexington, KY 40580
Phone: (859) 361-9954 Fax: (859) 263-5148
Contact: Brian Sarrett, Senior Vice President

Our team of over 2,400 professionals and employee-owners are dedicated to exceeding your expectations by providing you with electrical excellence. Since 1946, we have become a full-service electrical contractor specializing in overhead and underground distribution, transmission, substations, storm restoration, roadway lighting, traffic signaling, utility locating, and commercial/industrial/residential services.

Delta Star, Inc.
3550 Mayflower Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: (434) 258-0334 Fax: (434) 258-0334
Contact: Caitlyn Wammack, Director of Marketing

Delta Star is one of the leading transformer manufacturing and substation services company in the industry, and one that continuously improves the performance, delivery and reliability of power to meet the energy needs of the future. As the premier provider of mobile transformers and substations in North America, we’ve made a commitment to an uncompromising focus on innovation substation solutions that solve the industry’s toughest challenges. Our industry-leading engineering expertise is capable of delivering a mobile solution, a complex, critical product to fit any power substation application in the world. Delta Star specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of high-quality transformers up to 345 kV, and 300 MVA in both single and three-phase configurations up to 1175 BIL. In addition, we have vast experience in the repair and redesign on all types of transformers, servicing any manufacturer on voltage classes up to 230 kV.

Distributors Insurance Company
PO Box 6189
Chattanooga, TN 37401-6189
Phone: (423) 490-7922 Fax: (404) 923-3728
Contact: Danette Scudder, Vice President

The evolving utility industry faces a multitude of risks every day; one way to lessen those risks is to invest in insurance coverage that is specifically geared for this ever-changing industry. Distributors Insurance Company (DIC) offers utility-specific insurance coverage, at competitive premiums, tailored to the unique needs of TVPPA members.

Education Networks of America
618 Grassmere Park Ste 12
Nashville, Tennessee 37211
Phone: (615) 312-6124 Fax: (615) 312-6028
Contact: Brad Reynolds, Carrier Relations

Education Networks of America is the leading provider of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions to K-12 schools, higher education institutions and libraries.

Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi
P O Box 3300
Ridgeland, MS 39158-3300
Phone: (601) 605-8600 Fax: (601) 605-8600
Contact: Michael Callahan, Chief Executive Officer

A statewide trade organization representing Mississippi’s 26 electric cooperatives. These cooperatives provide electric service to more than 803,000 members/owners throughout Mississippi.

ElectriCom, Inc.
P.O. Box 319
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: (800) 483-5941 Fax: (800) 483-5941
Contact: Scotty Likens, VP of Midwest Operations

ElectricCom is a leading provider of mission-critical utility services for rural markets and a trusted partner for telecommunications, power, gas and right-of-way clearing solutions.

Electric Power Systems
684 Melrose Avenue
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 834-0999 Fax: (615) 834-0999
Contact: Trey Benson, Branch Manager

At Electric Power Systems, we specialize in electrical acceptance testing, commissioning, and maintenance testing for a wide range of clients including Utility, Generation, Renewables, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities throughout North America. We are committed to providing a culture of safety and technical expertise as a way of Setting the Standard of Excellence in the Power Industry.

ELUS Company
11170 Luscheck Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Phone: (615) 218-6767 Fax: (513) 489-7633
Contact: Rick Simpson, TN Sales Associate

ELUS Company in operation of 60 years. Our territory covers Ohio, Michigan, Indian, Kentucky, Tennessee, and W. Virginia. In Tennessee we represent Coil Innovation, Delta Star, McWane Poles, Nordic, Panelmatic, PUPI, Service Wire, and Technibus.

Emerald Transformer
7850 Collin McKinney Parkway, Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75070
Phone: (914) 672-1928 Fax: (850) 892-2711
Contact: Ken Theodos, Sales & Business Development

With over fifty years of experience in the transformer services industry, Emerald Transformer is the premier solution for electrical equipment. Emerald provides a wide range of transformer services including remanufactured transformer stock, repairs, decommission, field technical services, parts, PCB disposal and recycling. Our national network of factories and service centers are strategically located to serve our broad and diverse customer base. Emerald is committed to extending the life cycle of our customers’ equipment and protecting their capital investment. We partner with our customers to exceed their expectations by delivering valuable solutions. Emerald strives to have the lowest repair failure rate in the industry. We ensure the proper handling of any type of hazardous material in compliance with all federal and state environmental regulations.

620 Mabry Hood Road, Suite 300
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: (865) 218-4600 Fax: (865) 218-4600
Contact: Jeff Lamoree, President

EnerNex, established in 2003, provides research, engineering and consulting services, for the electric power industry.  EnerNex focuses on providing services around the development and application of new and emerging electric power technologies to engineer a cleaner, smarter energy system of the future.

EnerVision Inc.
4170 Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Ste 550
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: (678) 510-2900 Fax: (678) 510-2900
Contact: Joshua Warmack, VP, Emerging Energy Solutions

EnerVision provides tailored energy solutions to electric utilities. We offer a spectrum of services from procuring wholesale power supply to designing and evaluating DER programs for members/consumers, from transmission planning to rate strategies and designs. EnerVision has successfully assisted clients in more than 30 states to effectively resolve energy industry issues, lower their operating costs and increase their value to their members/consumers.

Environmental Protection Services
4 Industrial Park Dr.
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 232-1590 Fax: (304) 232-1590
Contact: Frank Jackson, Director of Site Services

EPS Online provides removal and disposal services for transformers and electrical equipment.

Fisher Arnold, Inc.
9180 Crestwyn Hills Drive
Memphis, TN 38125-8538
Phone: (901) 748-7811 Fax: (888) 583-9724
Contact: Stan Moore, Senior VP of Engineering & Energy Supply

Established in 1985 in Memphis, TN, Fisher Arnold, Inc. has developed a solid reputation as one of the leading engineering, architecture & consulting firms in the United States. Our staff of experienced Electrical Engineers is highly qualified in all aspects of electrical transmission & distribution for utilities & industrial clients including: substation design, distributed generation, impact studies, system studies, environmental consulting & transmission & line distribution design.

Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc.
2916 Apalachee Pkwy
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 877-6166 Fax: (850) 877-6166
Contact: Jeff Banka, Director of Accounting

Fuelz Fleet Card
1061 West Marietta St
Atlanta, GA 30080
Phone: (855) 463-8359 Fax: (855) 463-8359
Contact: Chris Creed, Director

Fulghum, MacIndoe & Associates, Inc.
10330 Hardin Valley Road, Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: (865) 251-5340 Fax: (865) 690-6419
Contact: Adam Duncan, Project Manager

Fulghum, MacIndoe & Associates is now part of Ardurra, a multidisciplinary firm providing broad-based solutions tailored to the specific needs of the public and private sectors. We provide engineering expertise to clients in the electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities industry.

GDS Associates, Inc.
1850 Parkway Place, Ste. 800
Marietta, GA 30067
Phone: (770) 425-8100 Fax: (770) 425-8100
Contact: Seth Brown, Vice President

GDS is a multi-service engineering and consulting firm providing services to a broad range of clients associated with, or affected by, electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater utilities. Services provided include Power Supply Planning; Wholesale and Retail Rates; Regulatory and Financial; Transmission Planning and NERC/CIP Compliance; Distribution System Planning and Line Design; DSM and Energy Efficiency; Utility Distribution Services; Natural Gas; and other specialized services including renewable energy, sustainability, emerging smart infrastructure, data analytics, electrification, and DER integration.

Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
2100 East Exchange Place
Suite 510
Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (800) 544-4362 Fax: (770) 270-6950
Contact: Dennis Chastain, President/CEO

To promote the EMCs of Georgia by providing member-focused leadership and a unified voice through advocacy, education and communication.

Gresco Utility Supply, Inc
4106 Napier-Field Rd.
Dothan, AL 36303
Phone: (334) 673-9307 Fax: (912) 847-3421

Contact: Carol Walker, District Coordinator

For over 60 years, Gresco has served the utility and electrical supply needs of hundreds of customers in the Southeast. We continually expand our line of innovative solutions, services and cost-effective programs to help our customers grow their businesses. No matter how large or small, we are confident that we can meet the unique demands of our partners today and tomorrow.

Groves Electrical Services
3135 Grapevine Road
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: (270) 825-1437 Fax: 12708251437

Contact: Devi Thorp, Director of Business Development

Groves Electrical Services is an electrical construction company that specializes in transmission and distribution power line construction, industrial and commercial electrical installations, substation construction, equipment testing and maintenance, HDD boring and industrial controls and automation. Clients include investor owned utilizes, municipalities, cooperatives, manufacturing facilities, and mining operations.

Honeywell Smart Energy
208 South Rogers Lane
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone: 8652011650 Fax: (919) 250-5441
Contact: John Carter, Sr. Account Manager

Honeywell, a global leader in intelligent grid solutions and connected technologies, enables utilities and distribution companies to deploy advanced capabilities that transform operations, reliability and environmental sustainability; while providing solutions that engage customers in more meaningful ways. Honeywell Smart Energy is the exclusive Smart Grid solution provider to APPA and Hometown Connections members.

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
3400 Conifer Drive
Springfield, IL 62711
Phone: (217) 789-4632 Fax: (217) 789-4632
Contact: Kevin Gaden, President & CEO

The IMUA is dedicated to serving the interests of the state's municipally-owned and operated electric, natural gas, water, wastewater and telecommunications utilities. IMUA assists its municipal members in meeting their needs and facing the challenges of the ever changing public power industry.

Itron, Inc.
2111 N Molter Road
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: (509) 995-0315 Fax: (877) 487-6602
Contact: Brad Kreulen, Senior Channel Manager

The public power industry is in the midst of a significant shift in how energy is generated, delivered and used. Public utilities are seeking smart grid technologies, from trusted partners, for a variety of needs: to optimize the efficiency and reliability of their delivery systems; to empower consumers to manage energy usage; and to integrate clean and distributed energy resources into the grid. We’ve listened to the needs of the public power industry, and together, Itron and Tantalus have collaborated to deliver an integrated smart grid solution built on the foundation of our proven technology. Our solution offers you a multitude of operational and control benefits—with minimized entry and infrastructure costs.

Jackson Thornton
730 Cool Springs Blvd, Suite 100
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 869-2050 Fax: (615) 869-2050
Contact: Rod Ballard, Principal

Across the Southeast, Jackson Thornton Utilities consults with electric cooperatives and municipalities to design rates, create business strategies, enhance technology and provide training. Services include: strategic planning, cost of service and rate design, financial planning, organizational review, competitive assessment, special accounting services, expert testimony and employee education.

Kentucky Electric Cooperatives
P.O. Box 32170
Louisville, KY 40232
Phone: (502) 451-2430 Fax: (502) 451-2430
Contact: Chris Perry, President & CEO

The Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives represents all of Kentucky's 24 distribution co-ops and two generation and transmission cooperatives.

Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association
151 Flynn Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40604-4230
Phone: (502) 223-2063 Fax: (502) 223-2063
Contact: Annette Dupont-Ewing, Executive Director

Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association (KMUA) represents 45 city-owned utilities which provide the essential services of electric power, water, wastewater, natural gas and telecommunication services. KMUA takes pride in providing low-cost, efficient and reliable services to locally owned and operated utilities governed by city officials or independent utility boards appointed by city officials.

Landis & Gyr
3000 Mill Creek Avenue, Suite 100
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 979-203-0096 Fax: (727) 808-6610
Contact: Tim Hatfield, Sale Executive

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products and services. Landis+Gyr offers a complete portfolio of advanced metering, load management, grid automation, meter data management and consumer engagement applications as part of its Gridstream(TM) platform.

Law Offices of Barry J. Gammons
2004 21st AvenueSouth
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 244-7334 Fax:

Contact: Barry Gammons, Attorney/Owner

Nashville based law firm serving the state of Tennessee. The firm's focus is in creditor's rights. Firm has over 25 years experience serving several middle Tennessee TVA members.

Lee Electrical Construction LLC.
PO Box 55
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Phone: (910) 695-3278 Fax: (910) 944-9728
Contact: Jerry Lee, President

Lee Electrical Construction, LLC, a Quanta Company, is a specialized utility contractor that provides professional services to investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, municipals, and industrial companies.

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority
210 Venture Way
Lafayette, LA 70506-1100
Phone: (318) 269-4046 Fax: (318) 269-4046
Contact: Kevin Bihm, General Manager

Lousiana Energy & Power Authority (LEPA) is a joint-action agency working to provide its 19 member communities with firm, stable sources of electricity at the lowest possible cost.

Marable-Pirkle Services, LLC
P.O. Box 3178
Cleveland, TN 37320-3178
Phone: (423) 834-2914 Fax: (423) 472-1463
Contact: Shannon Leatherwood, Safety Director

Electric pole line contractor for overhead and underground utilities.

Meridan Cooperative
100 Ashford Center North, Ste 500
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: (770) 414-8400 Fax: (770) 414-8400
Contact: Elissa Fulton, Business Development Manager

Meridian Cooperative, formerly SEDC, is a trusted leader in the development of innovative utility software and technology solutions. As a cooperative, we’re squarely committed to providing our users with the Billing, Accounting, Engineering, and Operations applications they rely on to provide essential services in their communities. Our all-in-one solutions are cost-effective, flexible, and backed by teams of expert designers and dedicated support staff. With over 45 years of experience, we are second to none in terms of developing cutting-edge technologies and building lasting relationships in the communities we serve.

Mesa Associates, Inc.
P O Box 196
Madison, AL 35758
Phone: 8656715439 Fax: (256) 772-7025
Contact: Jennifer Moore, Marketing/Business Development Manager

Mesa Associates, Inc. is a woman/minority-owned full service multi-discipline engineering, procurement, and construction management firm specializing in providing engineering services for the electric utility industry. Eighty-five percent of our sales are in the electric utility industry with 98% of the revenue generated from repeat customers. Mesa offers one of the most experienced and capable teams available for conducting engineering studies, analyzing systems, preparing designs, specifications, schedules and cost estimates for a wide range of utility projects.

Milsoft Utility Solutions
PO Box 5726
Abilene, TX 79608-5627
Phone: (850) 477-6477 Fax: (800) 344-5647
Contact: Julie Henry, Regional Account Manager

Milsoft was incorporated January 1989 in Abiline, TX. It is a privately held company with employees representing the majority of stockholders. Today, Milsoft's applications are being used in more that 800 electric utilities. It is used by consultants in the U.S. and abroad, including more than 150 TVPPA members.

Milwaukee Tool
16215 Grafham Circle
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: (202) 430-3829 Fax: (813) 373-8636
Contact: Bob Krieger, JSS Territory Manager- Power Utility

Milwaukee Tool is an industry-leading manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools, accessories, and hand tools for professional users worldwide. The combination of incorporating innovative ideas and design with unparalleled reliability makes Milwaukee Tools unique in the power tool industry.

Municipal Energy Agency of Mississippi
6000 Lakeover Road
Jackson, MS 39213
Phone: (601) 362-2252 Fax: (601) 362-2252
Contact: Geoffrey Wilson, Executive Director

The Municipal Energy Agency of Mississippi (MEAM) was organized in 1978 pursuant to the Mississippi Joint Municipal Electric Power and Energy Law. Current members of MEAM are Greenwood, Leland, Kosciusko, Canton, Durant and Itta Bena. MEAM sells electric power and energy to its members, who, in turn provide electric service to approximately 25,000 residential, small and medium industrial and commercial accounts. The combined populations of the six municipalities are approximately 60,000.

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)
One Innovation Circle
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367
Phone: (866) 999-6472 Fax: (866) 999-6472
Contact: Monica McGeorge, Account Manager

NISC is an information technology cooperative that develops, implements and supports software and hardware solutions for more than 900 independent broadband companies, electric cooperatives and public power entities across the U.S. NISC is an industry leader providing information technology enterprise solutions including financials, service, operations and marketing as well as customer engagement apps and business services such as cybersecurity and printing/mailroom. NISC and its subsidiary employ more than 1,300 professionals between four campuses and remotely throughout the United States. Learn more at

NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC
49 Music Square W, Suite 505
Nashville, TN 3723
Phone: 615-970-7875 Fax: (615) 970-6382
Contact: Mike Lane, Director

NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC, is a management and economic consulting firm specializing in serving the utility industry and market. We provide financial, valuation, strategy, expert witness, stakeholder and sustainability consulting services to public power clients across the country. Our expertise includes litigation support in state and federal regulatory proceedings, utility business and financial planning; and strategic planning for electric, water, wastewater, solid waste and natural gas utilities.

2121 Cooperative Way, Suite 600
Herndon, VA 20171
Phone: 703-464-5225 Fax: (703) 787-0874
Contact: Jay Smith, Sr. Regional Business Manager

NRTC leads and supports its more than 1,500 members by delivering advanced technology solutions. NRTC offers Utility, Broadband and Video Solutions that strengthen member businesses and promote economic development in rural America.

OMICRON Electronics Corporation USA
60 Hickory Drive
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: (781) 672-6224 Fax: (800) 664-2766
Contact: Parisa Jalalipour, Marketing Events Coordinator

Customers in over 160 countries rely on OMICRON's ability to provide innovative testing and diagnostics solutions for the electric power industry. Products: Test instruments for Protective Relays, CTs, Instrument Transformers, Meters, Transducers, IEC 61850 Devices, Reclosers/Distribution Automation, PQ Analyzers, Power Factor, Moisture in Insulation, Dielectric Frequency Response, SFRA, Circuit Breakers, Advanced Transformer Diagnostics, PD. In 2013, OMICRON opened its states-of-the-art training facility in Houston, the OMICRON Academy with a classroom and hands-on training areas.

ONLINE Information Services
685 West Firetower Road
Winterville, North Carolina 28590
Phone: (252) 754-1606 Fax: (252) 754-1606
Contact: Scott Munn, Utility Sales Manager

ONLINE is the Nation's leading developer of credit assessment and collection tools. For over 40 years our collection and risk assessment tools have helped utilities across the nation increase their profitability and reduce their bad debt.

Open Systems International, Inc.
4101 Arrowhead Drive
Medina, MN 55340
Phone: (763) 551-0559 Fax: (763) 551-0559
Contact: Mimi Nelson, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications

Open Systems International, Inc., aka OSI, is an American technology company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. OSI represents the Digital Grid Solutions division of Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR) (—headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, United States—a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, power, and residential markets. Emerson is a USA Fortune 200 company with capitalization of nearly $40B U.S., sales of nearly $18B U.S., and 80,000 employees worldwide. OSI is an independent division of Emerson’s Systems and Software Group (a $1B+ organization). OSI provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance enterprise automation solutions to utilities worldwide. OSI's solutions empower its users to meet their operational challenges, day in and day out, with unsurpassed reliability and a minimal cost of technology ownership and maintenance.

Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.
635 Hwy 74 S
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Phone: (901) 494-2129 Fax: (770) 632-6700
Contact: Shane Heartsill, Director Business Development

Osmose helps pole owners lower the costs, manage the risks, and improve the performance of their outside plant through a unique combination of predictive and preventative maintenance, and engineering and design services. Osmose assists telecoms and engineering firms with pole loading analysis, make-ready and pole replacement design.

Paradoxe Corporation
33 Old Hickory Blvd
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone: (731) 267-5548 Fax: (731) 267-5548

Contact: Laura Vandiver, Business Development Manager

We specialize in Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution of Energy and we address three distinct segments: Electrical Utilities, Industrial and Construction (including Co-Generation Projects) and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Paradoxe Corporation is certified as a women's business enterprise through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation's largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US. Paradoxe Corporation is dedicated exclusively to Electrical Infrastructure Development. Our core geographical market is North America, Central America (including the Caribbean Islands) and South America, serving these markets through bids and quotes for projects, products and components.

Pioneer Utility Resources
5625 NE Elam Parkway, Suite 100
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Phone: (503) 357-2105 Fax: (503) 357-2105
Contact: Andy Johns, VP of Marketing

By partnering with Pioneer, you gain access to a great mix of industry knowledge, technical experience and powerful storytelling. Our cooperative connects you with social media creators, web experts, writers, designers, copy editors, programmers, digital media experts, photographers and trainers to deliver powerful, efficient and effective communications.

Power Centric Solutions
P.O. Box 247
Gallatin, TN 37066-0247
Phone: (615) 319-0336 Fax: (615) 319-0336
Contact: Tammy Baxter, President

Power Centric Solutions is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm dedicated to serve the Tennessee Valley municipal and rural electric utilities. Our experienced staff provides the expertise to deliver forward-thinking and comprehensive engineering planning, design, and operational solutions for the Local Power Companies. Our services include comprehensive substation design; T&D protection analysis and relay settings; distribution planning services including Arc Flash studies, Distributed Energy Resource interconnection support and studies, VVO/CVR/DVR studies, Capital Improvement Planning, RUS Construction Work Plans and Long-Range Plans.

Power Consulting Associates
2616 Grissom Drive
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: 6156459340 Fax: (615) 645-9354
Contact: Thad Mumm, VP of Business Development

PCA exists to provide services to organizations involved with the transmission and distribution of energy. PCA focuses on transmission and distribution engineering, environmental engineering, surveying, construction oversight and consulting. Service TVA distribution utilities, PCA provides wholesale and retail rate analysis, power supply studies and assistance in many other daily operations.

Power Delivery Alliance, LLC
1070-1 Tunnel Road, Suite 10-291
Asheville, NC 28805
Phone: (678) 562-8590 #107 Fax: (828) 305-7876
Contact: Greg Fox, President

Power Delivery Alliance is the leader of an extensive consortium of construction and vegetation management companies specifically designed to assist utilities in emergency power restoration situations. It has established partners in numerous states providing proximity for rapid deployment in an emergency situation.

10737 Lexington Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: (865) 966-5857 Fax: (865) 966-5857
Contact: John Carter, Brand Manager

Powermetrix provides innovative and accurate meter site testing solutions to the power and energy market.

PowerSecure, Inc.
1609 Hermitage Commerce Court
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Phone: (919) 632-9010 Fax: (615) 866-8816
Contact: Robert Tugwell, Vice President Public Utilities

PowerSecure is the nation’s leading distributed energy innovation company. Our team of experts has developed, installed, managed and serviced 2+ GW of microgrid capacity over the past 20 years. We take a full-facility, lifecycle approach through production and management, delivering clean and resilient energy to our customers at the best possible value. By combining our product innovation capabilities with our 360 integrated processes, we offer you the best custom solution for your needs, backed by an unmatched level of expertise, quality and service.

Power System Engineering, Inc.
2424 Rimrock Rd, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-268-3529 Fax: (866) 825-8895
Contact: Jessica Deegan, Marketing Coordinator

Power System Engineering (PSE) began in Madison, WI in 1974. We are a full-service engineering and consulting firm consisting of a breadth of experienced and professional engineers, economists, and financial analysts with a focus on the electric power and industrial sectors. PSE is employee-owned and independent, which gives our clients the confidence that our team is motivated to satisfy their needs and represent their interests. Over the last 45 years of business, our success has rested on our people. We value the talent, work ethic, supportiveness, down-to-earth values, and team spirit demonstrated by our colleagues with whom we work alongside. We also place great importance on our team’s abilities to listen carefully and respond to each client’s unique needs, ensuring we offer personalized, customized solutions. At PSE, we don’t just strive to serve our clients but to build lasting relationships as well.

PowerTrunk, Inc.
66 York St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone: (201) 630-4520 Fax: 201-630-4520
Contact: Keith Rhodes, VP Sales, Commercial Markets

Manufacturer and provider of advanced mission-critical radio communications systems, control centers, and special applications.

Qualus Power Services
100 Colonial Center Parkway,
Suite 400
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: (321) 244-0170 Fax: (833) QUALUS1
Contact: Sarah Salgueiro, Director, Training & Development

Qualus is a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We play a vital role in the modernization of the electric power infrastructure, decarbonization of the economy, and the broader energy transition. Our team of highly skilled NETA-Certified Technicians, Relay Technicians and Professional Engineers provides high quality end-to-end services to clients across the United States. Qualus University, also known as QualU, is your source for our external comprehensive training programs. We created QualU to combine the technical expertise and training excellence within our company, building dynamic programs for our employees, the power systems industry, and professionals from other industries interested in furthering their technical knowledge. QualU is proud to deliver the highest quality training to you and your team, tailoring our courses to your needs, and even bringing them to a location of your choice.

Quanta Telecom Services
600 12th Ave. South, Suite 2016
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 770-540-9948 Fax: 770-540-9948
Contact: Gary Hornick, Lead Estimator

Quanta Telecommunication Services specializes in end to end delivery of any size telecommunications project. We have the resources to perform all disciplines of FIBER, FTTX. Underground and aerial construction, engineering & design, material procurement and program management. We are part of the Quanta Services family, North America’s #1 ranked utility & specialty contractor.

Reinhausen Manufacturing Inc.
2549 North 9th Ave
Humboldt, TN 38343
Phone: (731) 562-4127 Fax: (731) 784-7681
Contact: Christy Crawford, Marketing Specialist

Reinhausen Manufacturing (MR) has been the leading Load Tap Changer manufacturer for decades. When you decide on an on-load tap changer from MR, you can rest assured you are buying the mature technology of the world market leader in uncompromised quality and with top reliability. Not only does Reinhausen Manufacturing produce the VACUTAP® RMV - the most popular LTC in North American history - but also we are constantly challenging the marketplace with our revolutionary pioneer products. Our expert team of R&D engineers doesn’t just integrate the latest technology into our products – we invent the latest technology. To significantly reduce the time that your transformer is offline, we offer specially-developed cost-effective replacement solutions for certain types of LTCs. Examples include an RMT-I slide in retrofit to replace the old Westinghouse Type UTT units, the VACUTAP® VM slide-in diverter switch insert to replace old Type M switches, and our latest feat the VACUTAP® UVT-LTX, wh...

637 Davis Dr.
Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: (803) 271-6550 Fax: (256) 652-0777
Contact: Toby Smith, Director Of Sales- North American Energy

Sensus, a Xylem brand, provides remotely-managed products and solutions that deliver the right data at the right time for investor-owned utilities, cooperatives and municipalities. As part of Xylem’s digital portfolio, our smart devices and advanced applications connect with a variety of communication technologies to help customers make timely decisions that optimize electric, gas and water systems.

Service Electric Company
1631 East 25th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: (423) 265-3161 Fax: (423) 265-3161
Contact: Owen "Jody" Shea, CEO

SERVICE ELECTRIC Company was incorporated in 1945 as an industrial-commercial electrical contractor. We currently specialize in all facets of Utility construction from Transmission, Distribution, Storm Restoration, Substation, Underground, and Technical Services. SERVICE ELECTRIC Company is a NECA/IBEW contractor with a workforce focused on safety, quality, and production with capabilities to handle up to 765kV. In 2012 SERVICE ELECTRIC Company was acquired by Quanta Services, which has helped bolster the size and depth of experience and service offerings to our customers. We employ a well trained and experienced IBEW union workforce focused on quality and production. Service Electric Company management as well as its field personnel are dedicated to Safety and Customer Satisfaction at all times. Service Electric Company Construction Crews are equipped to handle up to and including 765KV, as well as having the resources to handle any industrial/commercial electrical project.

Solomon Corporation
1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Templee, TX 76504
Phone: (800) 830-0251 Fax: (800) 830-0251
Contact: Daresa Denis, Inside Sales

Backed by 90 years of combined experience, Sunbelt Solomon offers an unmatched ability to provide comprehensive, configured solutions for utility, industrial, and commercial applications. Our engineering capabilities, safety, environmental qualifications, and dedication to delivering quality products have truly made the difference in keeping customers across a broad spectrum of industries powered and supported for the long haul.

Southwest Electric Co.
1440 Poplar Lane
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 248-6700 Fax: 6158496125

Contact: Dean Sandefur, VP & GM, Switchgear & Field Services

Southwest Electric Co. manufactures and services distribution transformers, switchgear, industrial motors, and substation equipment.  Whether providing new product, repairs, or maintenance programs, SWE provides safety-focused service.  Your power and production is our priority.

Sumter Utilities
PO Box 579
Sumter, SC 29151
Phone: 8034698585 Fax: (803) 469-8585
Contact: Paul Gaughf, VP of Business Development

For more than 75 years, Sumter Utilities, Inc. has served as the power contractor of choice for investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and municipalities. We deliver high-quality electrical construction services, products and total electrical systems integration, including construction, maintenance and modification of Transmission Lines (69 kV and above), Overhead Distribution Lines (up to 34.5 kV) - Overhead & Underground, Substations and Solar Power Cell Fields.

Sunrise Energy Venture
315 Manitoba Ave. #200
Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: (615) 604-7603 Fax: (615) 604-7603

Contact: Dawn Arnold, Director of Key Accounts

We are committed to helping local power companies in the Tennessee Valley and focus on customized solar and storage projects. We are a community-oriented renewables development firm with a focus on small utility and community solar and storage projects. Sunrise has developed and sold over 300 MW of solar across the country through standard offer programs and bilateral negotiations. Sunrise has controlled its projects through the entire development cycles, including ongoing ownership and operations. We are seasoned experts at delivering clean, renewable projects that prioritize our customers' needs and deliver long-term value.

Swift Industrial Power, Inc.
10917 McBride Lane
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: (865) 274-0748 Fax: (865) 966-9758
Contact: Dave Brady, Territory Manager

Swift Industrial Power provides turnkey AC and DC power services to utilities, telecoms, data centers and wireless carriers across the Southeast and the United States. We provide in-house sales, service, maintenance, emergency support and EF&I services, and represent a variety of manufacturers in the DC power industry.

Tantalus Systems Inc.
1130 Situs Court, Suite 230
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 900-8970 Fax: (919) 900-8970
Contact: Mike Pasquino, Regional Sales Manager

Over the past three decades, Tantalus has delivered solutions that enhance the safety, security, reliability and efficiency of public power and electric cooperative utilities across North America. By leveraging technology, Tantalus empowers utilities to transform their distribution grids from systems designed to support one-way power flow into a network of devices capable of supporting multi-directional power flow from solar panels, distributed storage and electric vehicles. The solutions delivered by Tantalus enable utilities to engage proactively with their customers, to be more responsive, pinpoint where to make capital investments to improve the resiliency of their grids and generate cost savings by streamlining operations. Tantalus’ smart grid solutions includes advanced metering infrastructure, demand-management technologies, data analytics, distribution automation and street lighting control systems - a broad portfolio built to support utilities and the communities they serve.

Tennessee Valley Industrial Committee
700 12th Avenue South Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 244-1818 Fax: (615) 244-1818

Contact: Rob Hoskins, Executive Director

The Tennessee Valley Industrial Committee (TVIC) is the voice of large, energy-intensive industry in the Tennessee Valley Authority power service area that purchase electricity directly from TVA. TVIC's primary mission is to seek and maintain competitive electric rates from TVA in order to preserve and expand jobs in the region.

Terex Utilities, Inc.
PO Box 1150
Watertown, SD 57201-1150
Phone: (605) 882-4000 Fax: (605) 882-4000
Contact: Joe Caywood, Director of Marketing

Terex Utilities is a leading provider of digger devices, aerial devices, and auger tooling to the electric utility, tree care, and electric construction industry. Terex is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of this equipment in the US and around the world.

The Tennergy Corporation
250 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: (731) 422-7206 Fax: (731) 422-7211
Contact: Braxton Williams, Director

The Tennergy Corporation began operations in 1998 as a joint venture among the member systems of Jackson Utility Division (now Jackson Energy Authority), Humboldt Utilities, and Brownsville Utility Division. The Corporation’s purpose is to purchase and resale of natural gas to municipal utilities and public utility districts at competitive prices. Tennergy structures natural gas prepayment projects that allow public gas systems to receive a discount off of their monthly gas pricing.

Threaded Fasteners, Inc.
3200 Crichton Street
Mobile, AL 36607
Phone: 251-650-0073 Fax: (251) 432-0107
Contact: Billy Duren, President

Threaded Fasteners is a US Manufacturer of pole line hardware machine bolts, DA bolts and anchor bolts, as well as offering in-house galvanizing.

Titan Fiber
505 Church St., Suite 260
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (731) 723-9913 Fax: (731) 723-9913
Contact: Drake Taylor, CEO

Titan Fiber provides fiber optic design, engineering, permitting, and project management for cooperatives, municipalities, and privately owned businesses. Titan Fiber is also capable of aerial and underground fiber-optic construction, maintenance, drops, and splicing.

Tri-State Utility Products, Inc.
105 Ed Gardner Drive
Pell City, AL 35125
Phone: (205) 884-7480 Fax: (205) 884-7480
Contact: John Barrett, Inside Sales

Distributor of transmission and distribution electrical products.

4160 24th Ave. South, Suite 101
Fargo, ND 58104
Phone: (701) 552-5277 Fax: (701) 552-5277
Contact: April Dennis, Director, Inside Sales

Trynzic bridges the gap between AMI and traditional business processes, helping utilities and their stakeholders to realize the full potential of their AMI investment. Trynzic’s IoT software platform is designed for energy distribution utilities to turn never-ending streams of raw smart meter data into polished, intelligent business workflows. Built on Microsoft Azure, Trynzic’s software platform combines scale-focused architecture and serverless computing to give providers an affordable way to sense, triage, and act upon a myriad of issues in the grid.

University of Mississippi
Facilities Management
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
Phone: (662) 915-1843 Fax: (662) 915-1843
Contact: Mike Dunnavant, Associate Director, Facilities Operations

Utility Construction Inspection, LLC.
10120 E 18th Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
Phone: (541) 419-0699 Fax: (541) 419-0699
Contact: Pam Glover, President

Utility Construction Inspection, LLC. provides inspections and quality assurance for utilities' construction projects. Utility Construction Inspection achieves quality through communication with utility engineers and utility book of standards.

Utility Lines Construction Services
6117 Dayton Blvd
Hixson, TN 37343
Phone: (423) 510-8766 Fax: (423) 510-8766
Contact: Casey Condra, Supervisor

Utility Lines Construction Services (ULCS) is a turn-key utility contractor specializing in distribution, transmission, lighting, substation, and fiber optics. ULCS offers our customers outstanding storm response in times of need. ULCS's ultimate goal is to provide safe and efficient services to our clients across the United States.

Utility Sales Agency, LLC
109 International Dr., Suite 140
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: 6153513809 Fax: (615) 324-9351
Contact: Todd Arrants, President

Founded in 1983, Utility Sales Agency is a manufacturer’s representative of products for electric utility companies in Tennessee and Kentucky. Utility Sales Agency’s mission is to provide exceptional customer service while keeping abreast of the latest advances in technology in order to provide practical advice and promote efficiency in the use of our products.

Utility Technology Association
P.O. Box 695
Clermont, GA 30527
Phone: (770) 519-1676 Fax: 770-519-1676
Contact: Suzanne Powell, President

Utility Technology Association is a 501c6 non-profit organization dedicated to the delivery of high quality, practical and comprehensive training designed to meet the needs and challenges of today's electric utility industry.

Utility Training Services
PO Box 85
Fort Gaines, GA 39851
Phone: (404) 890-5514 Fax: (404) 890-5514
Contact: Tammy Willingham, President/CEO

Utility Training Services, Inc. is a team of consulting and training professionals dedicated to providing exceptional professional and technical training to electrical utility personnel nationwide. The majority of our training is offered to utilities through partnerships with state and regional membership organizations – such as TVPPA.

Vanderbilt University
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235
Phone: (615) 322-8696 Fax: (615) 322-7311
Contact: Mitchell Lampley, Director of Engineering and Technical Support - Plant Operations

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.

Versalift Southeast
614 East Hanover Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: (336) 228-1722 Fax: (336) 228-1722
Contact: Lenny Whitfield, Account Manager

Versalift Southeast is a company-owned distributor of Versalift high-reach equipment that occupies several assembly, sales and service facilities in the Southeastern United States. As the Southeastern region's distributor for Versalift truck-mounted aerial lifts, cable placers and digger derricks, we operate locations in Tennessee and North Carolina. Putting our customers' needs first helps them to address the tough challenges that occur in electric utility, telecommunications, tree care and other industries.

1400 Ft. Negley Blvd
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 268-7490 Fax: (865) 258-6855
Contact: Julie Manahan, Mid-South District Sales Manager

Supported by the utility industry’s leading suppliers, WESCO’s offering meets your public power product and service requirements. We coordinate branch and supplier resources locally to help meet your needs and make your daily operations more productive and efficient.