On July 16, Randall Meadows will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer of Snapping Shoals EMC. Brad Thomas, who is currently the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations, will become the new President and CEO.
Mr. Meadows began his career at Snapping Shoals EMC in February of 1964. He was named President/CEO after J.E. (Ed) Robinson retired in 1995.
Mr. Meadows is a lifelong resident of Newton County. He and his wife, Sara Ann, have two sons and five grandchildren.
Mr. Thomas, who has held the position of Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations since January 2008, began his career at Snapping Shoals EMC in September 1987 as an Engineer Assistant while finishing his final semester at Georgia Tech. He graduated from Georgia Tech in December 1987. Since that time, Mr. Thomas has served as Planning Engineer, Distribution Engineer, System Engineer, Manager of Engineering and Vice President of Engineering, in addition to his current position.
A native of Conyers, Mr. Thomas and his wife, Rhonda, have one son, Brandon, and one daughter, Jessie. Brandon just completed his freshman year at Georgia Perimeter College and Jessie will be a sophomore at Heritage High School in the fall.
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is a consumer-owned cooperative located in Covington, Ga., that provides electric service to about 95,000 homes and businesses in an eight-county area.