Bill Hicok new Information Systems Manager
New employee joins Prairie Energy
Prairie Energy is pleased to announce that Bill Hicok has been hired as the cooperative’s information systems manager. Bill began training in July, and on August 25 assumed full responsibility of the position.
Bill received his network administration and security specialist degree from North Iowa Area Community College in 2012. He has been the network administrator for Newman Catholic Schools in Mason City for the past six years. In addition, Bill is a five-year Army veteran and served as a supply specialist for three years in Alaska.
He and his wife Amy reside in Mason City. He has a step-daughter Jennifer and five grandchildren. In his spare time, Bill manages three billiard pool leagues; volunteers with the Newman High School Multimedia Club; and enjoys fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and making items with his 3-D printer.
Bill, who took over the position following Joel Groom’s retirement, is pleased to have joined Prairie and commented that it is a great company with great people in a great community.