Brian W. Davis of Columbus has joined 4-County Electric Power Association as director of human resources and training. He will lead the human resources and training team in the areas of policies, procedures, compliance issues and promotion of positive employee relations and morale. Davis comes to 4-County after serving 13 years in the chemical manufacturing industry (logistics and human resources) and eight years in the transportation/logistics industry (operations and sales). Davis earned a bachelor of arts in human resource management from Memphis State University. He is a member of Fairview Baptist Church, and has two sons, Brandon, 16, and Brady, 12.
Anthony Miller, a 31-year veteran of the cooperative, has been named manager of operations. Miller will be based at 4-County’s corporate center in Mayhew. Prior to his new position, Miller had been district manager of the Columbus Customer Service Center for over four years. Miller began his career at the cooperative in 1977. He became a journeyman lineman in 1986. He has also served as a heavy construction foreman and job and safety training coordinator. In 2002, he was awarded 4-County’s prestigious Service Excellence Award. He became a certified safety coordinator in 2004, and is a certified power executive. He has completed a variety of courses through the Tennessee Valley Public Power Authority.
Dale Parra, a 36-year cooperative employee, has been named district manager at the Columbus Customer Service Center. Parra will be based at the Columbus Customer Service Center. Prior to his new position, Parra had been key accounts manager at the Corporate Center. Parra began his career at the cooperative in 1973. He became a journeyman lineman in 1990. He has also served as the district manager for the West Point Customer Service Center and as the manager of member services at the Corporate Center. In 1989, he was awarded the cooperative’s Service Excellence Award. A certified power executive, he has also served as advisor to the Association’s Activities Committee. He is president of the board of directors for East Lowndes Water Association.
Parra and his wife, Nancy, are members of Woodland Baptist Church in Columbus.