Stone retires from electric co-op

Published 11:09 pm Thursday, January 31, 2019

Daisy Stone recently retired from the Accounting and Finance Department of the Community Electric Cooperative located in Windsor.

Stone started her tenure with Community Electric Cooperative in 1995 as a custodian, transitioned to a member service representative, and ultimately advanced to an accountant role, where she remained until her retirement. For nearly 25 years, Stone has been committed to the success and professionalism of her role at Community Electric Cooperative.

“I want to express my deep appreciation for the opportunity to work alongside and benefit from the talent and dedication that Daisy has shown to Community Electric Cooperative,” said Steve Harmon, president and chief executive officer. “We have been honored and humbled by having her as part of our team for so long. Along with the entire Board of Directors and our management staff, we’d like to wish Daisy a happy and healthy retirement.”

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Stone has been a strong leader, encouraging improvement in audit quality and working to facilitate important growth goals of Community Electric Cooperative. She was able to offer consistent implementation and application of new accounting standards. During her extensive time with the Cooperative, Daisy was able to offer the partners and members the information they need to make informed decisions based on credible and fairly presented financial statements.

“Daisy has exemplified the cooperative spirit in the many positions she has worked at CEC,” said Jennie Barrett, vice president of finance and accounting at Community Electric Cooperative. “She is an inspiration demonstrated by her eagerness to learn and to teach, having a positive attitude, and promoting an overall team effort. We will miss Daisy as a wonderful employee and as a good friend. CEC wishes her all the best.”

Headquartered in Windsor, Community Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-owned energy provider that serves nearly 11,000 homes, farms and businesses in the counties of Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry and Sussex and the city of Suffolk.