Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest is pleased to announce some exciting changes within our company leadership. T Michael Price has been named CEO of the company. Michael, a 30+ year employee of Commonwealth, succeeds David Firestone and assumed responsibilities on January 1st, 2022. After 34 years with the company, former CEO and original company founder, David Firestone, has retired.

“With some big shoes to fill, I know Michael is up for the task,” said Firestone. “I’m very proud of Michael, and under his leadership, the company will be in very good hands. He’s the right man for the job, and he and his team will continue to be the new foundation for CECM. Congratulations, Michael!” 

Michael has served as President of the Company since 2019, and as President/CEO, Michael will continue as the visionary and integrator for the company. He will continue and guide the company’s leadership team and serve on the company’s board of directors.

Additionally, Billy Friesen has been named Corporate Secretary. As Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Billy will continue to oversee Commonwealth’s financial operations and administrative services. Billy joined the company in 2014 and has facilitated the company’s transition to a 100% employee-owned company. Commonwealth’s former Corporate Secretary and original company founder, Glen Moss, has retired after 34 years with the company.

T Michael price

T Michael Price, President/CEO

Billy Friesen

Billy Friesen, CFO/Secretary-Treasurer