Ricky Davis, General Manager/CEO
Richard "Ricky" Davis is the general manager/CEO of Clay Electric Cooperative.
He began his career at Clay Electric in the Construction Division in November 1973. He worked as a pole inspector and later as a first class lineman. He left the co-op in 1977 to pursue higher education. In December 1983, he graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor of science degree in engineering.
He was rehired at Clay in 1984 as an engineer in the Engineering Services Division. In November 1988, he was promoted to division chief of the Operations Support Division in the Operations Department, a position he held for 10 years. He was promoted to manager of the Orange Park District in July 1999. The Orange Park District is Clay’s largest district with 74,379 accounts. In June 2007, Davis was named director of the Operations Department. This is Clay’s largest department, with more than 100 employees and a budget of over $13 million. Davis was named general manager/CEO of the co-op in 2009 following the death of Bill Phillips.