Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) announces the promotion of Jay Gill as Senior Vice President (VP) of Member and External Relations.
Formerly VP of Communications and Economic Development, Gill now leads Member Services and Community Relations—previously led by recent retiree, Susan Lester. In his new role, he will oversee the advancement of Member and community engagement while still managing communications, government affairs, agribusiness and key accounts. Gill’s expertise has served the cooperative since 2010 when he was hired as Manager of Communications.
“This past year, we’ve experienced a lot of movement as many of our long-time employees retired,” said President and CEO for Carroll EMC, Tim Martin. “Jay is a seasoned leader, and I’m confident in his ability to navigate these changes and guide his team members in the right direction.”
Prior to joining Carroll EMC, Gill was President of River City Bank of West Georgia and an Assistant VP for Citizens Bank & Trust, now Synovus Bank. Gill has studied at the University of West Georgia (UWG) and Penn State University where he received degrees in Business Management and Strategic Communications, and he is a graduate of the University of Georgia Banking School. Gill is currently the chairman for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority of Carroll County, and he serves on the Government Affairs Council and the UWG Athletic Foundation. He is also a member and past president for the Carrollton Rotary and Carroll County Sertoma clubs.
Gill and his wife, Kristen, reside in Carrollton with their two children, James and Adair. They are members of Southern Hills Christian Church.
Carroll EMC is a Member-owned cooperative providing electricity to approximately 52,000 homes and businesses. The co-op serves Members in Carroll, Haralson, Heard, Paulding, Polk, Floyd and Troup counties. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information visit the cooperative’s website at carrollemc.com or follow Carroll EMC on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn. Carroll EMC: Community Built. Community Builder