Clay Electric personnel continues efforts Wednesday evening, July 7, to restore service to members who were impacted by Tropical Storm Elsa. As of 8 p.m., 1,836 members remained... Continue Reading ›

Clay Electric Cooperative is grieving for a lost friend and co-worker. Lineworker William “Ziggy” Ziegenfelder, 56, passed away while working in the co-op's Gainesville service... Continue Reading ›

Vehicles from our fleet are currently up for auction online and more will be available in the coming weeks. Three auctions will take place; two will feature small fleet vehicles... Continue Reading ›

A forecast team from Colorado State University has predicted an above-average level of activity in the Atlantic basin this hurricane season. The CSU Tropical Meteorology... Continue Reading ›

The 83rd Annual Meeting video report is now available. You’ll hear remarks from the president of the Board of Trustees, Susan Reeves; General Manager Ricky Davis' report; and the... Continue Reading ›

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the spread of coronavirus, the co-op has made the difficult decision to cancel the gathering portion of Annual Meeting for the second year in a... Continue Reading ›

General Manager

Ricky Davis, General Manager/CEO

Richard "Ricky" Davis is the general manager/CEO of Clay Electric Cooperative.

He began his career at Clay Electric in the Construction Division in November 1973. He worked as a pole inspector and later as a first class lineman. He left the co-op in 1977 to pursue higher education. In December 1983, he graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor of science degree in engineering. 

He was rehired at Clay in 1984 as an engineer in the Engineering Services Division. In November 1988, he was promoted to division chief of the Operations Support Division in the Operations Department, a position he held for 10 years. He was promoted to manager of the Orange Park District in July 1999. The Orange Park District is Clay’s largest district with 74,379 accounts. In June 2007, Davis was named director of the Operations Department. This is Clay’s largest department, with more than 100 employees and a budget of over $13 million. Davis was named general manager/CEO of the co-op in 2009 following the death of Bill Phillips.