A WORD FROM BCES GENERAL MANAGER
Scott Owens has been employed with Benton County Electric System since 2012, developing the IT Department and implementing the technologies BCES customers appreciate today. Later, becoming Assistant General Manager and in July 2021 was named General Manager by the BCES Board of Public Utilities.
Scott lives in Holladay, Tennessee with his wife Amy, and daughter Sophia. He loves Benton County and is proud to serve this community. Owens stands in Truth and Facts, and his priority is to serve God.
Prior to the Utility Industry, Owens worked in large manufacturing and multi-state technical service organizations. Attending Murray State University, Scott received a B.S in Telecommunications Systems Management, and an M.S in Organization Communication.
PHILOSOPHY & COMMITMENT
"As the General Manager of Benton County Electric System, my mission is to serve our community by providing safe, reliable, resilient electricity to our customers at a fair and equitable rates as possible.
I'm dedicated to ensuring the well-being and professional development of our employees, as they are the heart of your local power company, with their service to our customers. Safety and job satisfaction are our top priorities. At the core of our mission is the commitment to keeping rates reasonable for our valued customers. I am passionate about enriching the community in which I serve, and I place great emphasis on community support and growth. Together with our dedicated team, we work tirelessly to maintain the highest standards of service while fostering the sustainable development and well-being of Benton County."