NORTH BALTIMORE, OH- At the November 23 board meeting, the Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees passed a resolution with a unanimous vote to hire William Barnhart as the seventh president of Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative.
Barnhart began his career with Hancock-Wood in 1998, when he was hired as the distribution engineer. Prior to this, he worked with a consulting engineering company AVCA Corporation.
Barnhart is a proud engineering graduate of the University of Toledo. He received an MBA from Ohio University while working for the co-op and holds an electrical engineering license in Ohio. Barnhart has served Hancock-Wood as the vice president of engineering and operations since 2000.