FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: September 18, 2023
CONTACT: Kerry Koonce
Des Moines, Ia. - Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) announced today that Dave Nicholson has been named Vice President Finance and CFO effective today. Nicholson replaces Andrew St. John following his appointment as Executive Vice President and CEO.
“We are pleased to welcome Dave Nicholson to the CIPCO team. Dave’s extensive experience working with executive teams and boards is an asset to CIPCO and our Member-owners, stated Executive Vice President and CEO Andrew St. John. “His experience in the public sector aligns well with the electric cooperative industry. Dave’s past accomplishments demonstrate dedication to fulfilling an organizational mission, which for CIPCO is to provide wholesale power and services to our members in a safe, reliable, and cost-effective manner.”
“I’m excited to join CIPCO as they continue taking innovative actions to support system growth and stability for years to come, stated Dave Nicholson. “CIPCO is a cooperative industry leader with a diverse generation portfolio designed to strengthen and grow its member-owned cooperatives while bringing reliability and confidence to the electric industry.”
Nicholson is coming to CIPCO from Linn-Marr Community School District where he served as the Chief Financial and Operating Officer. Dave’s prior work experience includes Executive Director of Business Services for the Cedar Rapids Community School District and Chief Financial Officer for Central Rivers Area Education Agency. Dave has also been a member of various educational and community organizations, committees and boards and was the Iowa Association of School Business Officials Professional Leadership Award Recipient in 2023.
His demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, integrity, and the ability to build strong working relationships at the local and state level will be an asset for CIPCO. Dave’s experience and collaborative approach will benefit CIPCO and our Member-owners.
About Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) - CIPCO is a generation and transmission electric cooperative owned by member cooperatives and the communities they serve. With a balanced, 24/7 energy portfolio, CIPCO is committed to providing cost-effective, safe, and reliable energy. CIPCO and its 13 members serve over 300,000 Iowans in 58 Iowa counties. CIPCO’s offices are located in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Creston, and Wilton, Iowa. For more information visit www.cipco.net.