(7-20-22) Midwest Electric is planning for the future with two new employee hires and an internal promotion. 

  • Paul Pfenning (St Marys) was promoted from the position of Operations Clerk to Apprentice Lineman. He was hired at the co-op in the summer of 2020. Previous to working at Midwest Electric, he worked for American Manufacturing Solutions in St. Marys. He also served in the U.S. Air Force in a variety of security roles and has certifications from the Southeast Lineman Training Center’s electrical lineworker training program in Georgia. He lives in St. Marys with his wife, Erin.
  • New hire and Apprentice Lineman Zachary Neuman (St Marys) comes to the co-op from the City of Celina Electrical Department. Prior to that, he worked for the City of Wapakoneta. Before going into linework, he was in the United States Coast Guard for five years. He is expecting his first child in late August. In his free time, Neuman enjoys spending time with family and friends.
  • New hire and Apprentice Lineman Clayton Duncan (Celina) comes to Midwest Electric from the Village of Versailles Electric Department. Prior to that, he worked for Mack Electric in Celina. He recently attended the North American Lineman Training Center in Tennessee. In his free time, Duncan enjoys hunting and fishing.