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Energy advisor close-up: Ben Messenger

July 1, 2021

Office location: Barnesville 

Years with the co-op: 15 

Hometown: Barnesville, Ohio

Favorite vacation spot: I have enjoyed visiting Myrtle Beach. Some favorite memories have been building sea turtles and dolphins out of sand on the beach with my family.

Three words that describe you: Creative, helpful and down-to-earth.

Favorite restaurant: My favorite restaurant is Cracker Barrel, especially in the winter when the fireplace is burning.

Favorite movie or TV show: My favorite TV show is The Curse of Oak Island.

What do you do in your spare time? I enjoy working on our farm and helping my sons with their 4-H projects.

In your words, explain – what is an energy advisor? An energy advisor helps to provide advice to members and inform them on ways to use energy in the most efficient way possible.

What do you like best about your job? I enjoy helping members better understand their energy usage along with ways to save energy as well.

At South Central, what other positions have you held? I have also been a lineman at SCP. I am very thankful to have been part of a team of linemen that help keep the lights on for our members.

From the July 2021 issue of Ohio Cooperative Living.