Meet MEC

Posted: July 5, 2020 at 6:53 pm

Marlboro Electric Cooperative is your local electric co-op. Our employees live and work in your community, just like you. Our Meet MEC section introduces the “power” behind your power. These dedicated employees work behind the scenes to provide you with safe, affordable, and reliable electricity. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you!

This month, say hello to Tommy Hayes, MEC service crew journeyman.

Tommy Hayes working on a power line. How long have you been with MEC?

Three years.

Favorite show?

“The Walking Dead.”

Favorite food?


What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

I enjoy doing mechanic work and hunting.

Where were you born and raised?


Do you have any pets?

I have a German shepherd named Buddy.

What do you like most about your job at MEC?

I enjoy meeting our members and building new services to their homes.

What was your first job?

My first job was as a stocker and bag boy at Winn-Dixie.

How long have you been married?

I have been married to my lovely wife, Brandy, for 24 years.

Do you have any kids?

I have four children: Cory, Katlyn, Hannah, and Grace.

Do you have any grandkids?

Mason, Aiden, and Savannah.

Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?

My family and I enjoy taking mountain trips where we can enjoy nature.