Kent D. Farmer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Kent D. Farmer

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

  • Kent. D. Farmer became president and chief executive officer of REC on Feb. 1, 2004. He is also president of Rappahannock Electric Communications, Inc., REC's wholly owned subsidiary. Mr. Farmer holds bachelor's degrees in business management from Radford University, and accounting and finance from the University of Mary Washington. Joining REC in 1979, Farmer held progressive management positions throughout his career including vice president and COO. Farmer was recently elected chairman of the Old Dominion Electric Cooperative Board of Directors and is vice chairman of Regional Headquarters, Inc. He is also on the board of directors of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives.

  • Since 2014, Mr. Farmer has served as District 1 director of the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) and he is the chairman of CFC. A native of Caroline County, Farmer serves the Greater Fredericksburg region by volunteering and serving on the board of several organizations. He and his wife live in Caroline County.

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