Gary D. Cripps

302-349-3171

COO/CFO

Gary D. Cripps is V.P./Chief Operating Officer at Delaware Electric Cooperative. Gary has an MBA from Delaware State University, a graduate of the Management Internship Program of NRECA, and is a Certified Financial Planner for Cooperatives (CFPC). In addition to a wide range of corporate responsibilities, Gary has been actively leading Technology Strategic Planning, and the coordination and deployment of technology across the enterprise.    He is a frequent speaker within the Cooperative utility sector regarding business strategy, technology alignment, and process management and previously served on the IBM Websphere Board of Advisors.  Prior to joining the utility industry in 1999, Gary held various management positions in the food distribution and retail industry.