Kinder joins Roanoke Cooperative

Published 5:02 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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AHOSKIE – Roanoke Cooperative announces the recent addition of Heather Kinder to its leadership team as the Vice President of Accounting and Finance.

In this role, Kinder will steer the financial operations of the electric cooperative while actively collaborating with the leadership of the broadband subsidiary, Fybe.

She brings a wealth of experience, over 20 years, across various industries and organizations. With her extensive expertise, Kinder ensures Roanoke Cooperative’s continued focus on innovation for its member-owners.

“We are delighted to welcome Heather Kinder to the Roanoke Cooperative family,” said Marshall Cherry, CEO. “Her experience and leadership qualities make her the ideal candidate to steer our financial operations and collaborate with the broadband subsidiary’s leadership. We look forward to achieving new heights under her guidance.”

A native of New Jersey, Kinder holds an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Georgian Court University, and a BSBA in Accounting from Thomas Edison State.

Kinder says she has been happily married to her husband Gene for over 22 years and is a proud parent to three children: Ashleigh, Lisl, and Alexander.

In addition to her corporate accomplishments, she co-owns Every Bloomin’ Thing in Forked River, NJ, an example of her entrepreneurial spirit and achievements in accounting and finance.

Roanoke Cooperative provides energy solutions to over 14,000 locations across Bertie, Chowan, Gates, Hertford, Halifax, Northampton, and Perquimans counties. Since its establishment, Roanoke Cooperative has been a trusted partner, ensuring the communities it serves have access to efficient and innovative electric services.

As part of its commitment to meet evolving needs, Roanoke Cooperative wholly owns Fybe, a broadband subsidiary connecting services throughout North Carolina. This expansion allows Roanoke to provide not only electricity but also cutting-edge connectivity solutions to enhance the lives of its member-owners.