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Our Team

General Manager

Joel Ledbetter

General Manager

PMPA’s General Manager is Joel Ledbetter. Mr. Ledbetter has over 37 years of experience in electric utility operations, with over 25 years of experience operating a combined electric, water, and sewer utility.  Mr. Ledbetter started his career at the SC Public Service Authority as a Transmission Planning engineer.  He served as the utility director for the City of Newberry and worked as a consulting engineer, focusing on utility cost-of-service and rate studies, before returning to municipal utility operations.   Mr. Ledbetter is a registered professional engineer in both South Carolina and North Carolina. 

Prior to joining PMPA Mr. Ledbetter served as the General Manager of Easley Combined Utilities for 24 years and served on the PMPA Board Directors a total of 29 years prior to becoming the Agency’s manager.

Mr. Ledbetter is a 1986 graduate of Clemson University in Electrical Engineering and received an MBA from the University of South Carolina. 


PMPA’s Finance Department oversees the financial operations of the agency, including the management of a $330 million investment portfolio, a $265 million annual budget and $900 million in outstanding debt.

JulieAnne London

Finance Director

Lynn Price


Cindy Frierson

Senior Accountant

Angie Hoover



PMPA’s Engineering Department is responsible for all power supply issues, sales of surplus power and any other operations related functions.

Mike Frazier

Director of Engineering and Technology

Will Blanton

Manager of Operational Technology

Information Technology

PMPA’s Information Technology Department implements and supports the use of technology to meet the needs of the agency’s staff and provide various technology services to its Members.

Kenny Bradley

Manager of Information Technology

Brandon Audet

Senior Network Engineer

Dedra Howell

Network Administrator

Catawba Oversight

PMPA’s Catawba Oversight branch is responsible for monitoring all Catawba operations, reviewing capital additions and purchase requests, and auditing expenses and allocations at the generation site.

Dennis Cameron

Catawba Site Representative


PMPA’s Administrative Department provides various administrative and clerical support for the General Manager, agency staff, and Board of Directors.

Tracy Quinn

Office Manager/Executive Secretary