Cooperative Staff

Cooperative Staff Info

Your cooperative is staffed by dedicated cooperative employees who are committed to the Seven Cooperative Principles and the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative mission statement:

To make reliable electric energy and related services available to our members at the lowest cost consistent with sound economics and good management.

Cooperative Staff

Kevin Brownlee

Mr. Kevin Brownlee joined Tri-County in February 2021 with 21 years of electric cooperative experience.

He served ten years as Chief Executive Officer of South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative and its fiber-to-the home subsidiary, South Central Connect. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Marketing and Economic Development for Lynches River Electric Cooperative in Pageland, S.C.

He also served as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Hot Springs, Ark., where he managed one of the largest water, wastewater and storm water utilities in Arkansas.

Kevin holds a Master of Business Administration from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, Sc., and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Charleston Southern University. He is a graduate of the NRECA Management Internship Program at the University of Nebraska. Kevin and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Bryce, 18, who will be attending the U.S. Military Academy in June 2021, and Meredith, 15, a high school freshman.

To contact Kevin, he can be reached by email at or phone at 1-800-343-2559