After a nationwide search, Bartholomew County REMC has announced Courtney Metzger as its new Chief Executive Officer. Metzger becomes the 79th female CEO to serve one of 941 nationwide electric cooperatives.
Metzger, who previously worked as a consultant to the nation’s 900+ electric cooperatives at the National Rural Utility Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) in Washington, D.C., is a native of southwestern Indiana. During her time at CFC, she engaged with co-ops on strategic initiatives including cost-of-service studies, ratemaking, emerging technologies, electric vehicle programs and the changing needs of the member.
Prior to her work at CFC, Metzger was employed by Kenergy Corp., an electric distribution co-op in northern Kentucky. Her primary roles there were in engineering, materials management, contracting and procurement management.
Metzger earned an Executive MBA from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Oakland City University.
She and her husband, Heath, plan to relocate to Bartholomew County over the next few months. Her first day at Bartholomew County REMC was March 23, 2020.