Kecia Wolf has been promoted to president and CEO of Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative of Texarkana. Wolf will be the first woman to serve as president and CEO of the cooperative, but also the first woman president and CEO to represent a cooperative on the statewide boards of the generation and transmission cooperative Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Inc. “I am honored to be selected as the cooperative’s new president and I look forward to serving its members and employees as we move into the bright future ahead,” Wolf said.
Wolf joined Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative in 2009 as an accountant. She was then promoted to controller and has served as the vice president of finance and accounting, member services and personnel since 2014. Before joining the cooperative she worked as an accountant for four years. Wolf is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arkansas Member Services Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of the Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Accountants’ Association, where she has served in the roles of president, vice president and secretary/treasurer.
Wolf earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration with honors from Texas A&M University at Texarkana. Wolf also earned her associate degree in electric power and technology from Bismarck State College in North Dakota. She is a graduate of the Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program, a CPA and a certified key account executive. She also graduated from the Leadership Texarkana Program in 2019.