We're Changing
The Game For Utilities

In the world of utility software, there’s nothing like Meridian Cooperative.
By focusing on your needs, we’re creating a flexible, accessible, and exceptional user experience for efficiencies and savings.

Mission

To develop technology and relationships that lead to innovations crafted to be human-to-human.

Vision

To transform the utility customer experience.

Values

Collaborative relationships built on trust. Customer service that creates success. A passionate pursuit of excellence. Dedication to engineering the future.
Our Members

The Members
We Innovate For

We've provided utilities with cutting-edge billing and accounting solutions for over four decades.
Meridian Cooperative Municiples

Municipal Utilities

Meridian Cooperative Cooperatives

Electric Cooperatives

Meridian Cooperative PP

Public Power Providers

Our Enterprise

Meridian Cooperative, working alongside our innovative subsidiaries Futura Systems and Arista Information Systems, make up the Meridian Enterprise Suite, a complete set of solutions spanning the entire utility.

Valued Partnerships

We know utilities. Our solutions integrate decades of deep partnership with organizations like yours into products that anticipate customer needs in an evolving industry.
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Trusted Leadership

Executive Team

Our executive team is comprised of leaders with histories of success and a vision for continually innovating in service of our members.
Chris Haas

Chris Haas

Chief Executive Officer
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Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Chief Operations Officer
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Scott Woodward

Scott Woodward

Chief Strategy Officer
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Thom Sutherland

Thom Sutherland

Chief Financial Officer
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Ray Bond

Ray Bond

Chief Development Officer
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Ann Fracas

Ann Fracas

Chief Business Development Officer
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Malik Smith

Malik Smith

Chief People Officer
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Beth Walser

Beth Walser

Chief Customer Service Champion
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Board of Directors

The general managers that comprise the board of directors are known for their progressive leadership at their individual utilities, and they share that sense of leadership with Meridian.

Tom Stackhouse 
Chairman 
District 1 

Mike Williams 
Vice Chairman 
District 4 

George Weaver 
Secretary/Treasurer 
District 2 

Paul Basha 
District 3 

Keith Hayward 
District 5 

Alan Lesley 
District 6 

Les Penning 
District 7 

John Bartley 
Director at Large 

Jeff Clark 
Director at Large 

The Most Innovative Utilities Start With Meridian

Learn more about how Meridian can help you.