Fortnightly Under Forty: Lisa Dailey

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Northfork Electric Cooperative

Fortnightly Magazine - June 1 2020
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Of the 64 rising stars, we selected eleven of them to highlight. These eleven exemplify the impressive record and pace of accomplishments of the best of our industry's next generation. The inspiring stories of Haben Goitom of Alliant Energy, Jennifer Wischnowsky of Ameren, Keegan Odle of Burns & McDonnell, Delevane Diaz of EPRI, Sean Meredith of Entergy, Illinois Commissioner Maria Bocanegra, Aaron Curtis of ITC, Ana Stachowiak of NYPA, Lisa Dailey of Northfork Electric Cooperative, Abbey Roy of Southern Company, and Brian Van Abel of Xcel Energy are told in part in the interviews that follow. These unique up-and-comers are already leading the industry's transformation and mission-critical groups within their organizations, in some cases as a COO, CFO or division VP.

 

PUF: Tell us about your role at Northfork Electric Cooperative. Also, where are you located and how big is the company?

Lisa Dailey: I'm chief operating officer at Northfork Electric Cooperative. We're located in the Southwest part of Oklahoma. We're situated on I-40 about an hour and a half from Oklahoma City and about an hour and a half from Amarillo.

We're a small, rural electric distribution co-op. We have thirty-three full time employees. We have about sixty-five hundred meters and around thirty-two hundred members. We serve all the way to the Texas state line. That's our western border.

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