Coastal Electric Cooperative announced Monday that Jake Horton has just been promoted to manager of operation.
Horton started working with the Co-op in 1993. In 1997 he was promoted to Apprentice II and four years later became an Apprentice I.
Horton earned his lineman credentials in August 2001 and became a line supervisor in 2006.
He was promoted to operations coordinator in 2011.
CEO Whit Hollowell said, “We are fortunate to have a great cadre of people like Jake who work their way up through the ranks and are fully qualified to accept management positions when they become available.”
Horton, 41, is married to Lindsay Horton. They have two children, a daughter Maggie and a stepson Bentley. They live in Liberty County.