LEXINGTON, KY – Davis H. Elliot Company, Inc. (Elliot), a full-service electrical contractor headquartered in Lexington, KY, has promoted Billy Manning to Vice President, Finance. In this position, Manning will be tasked with the management of the company’s 401k plan, as well as its other benefit plans. Additionally, Manning will be expanding his role in the administration of Elliot’s Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) to ensure the sustainability of the program for all current and future Elliot employee-owners.
“The continued success of our company’s Employee Stock Ownership Program, as well as the other financial benefits offered, is of the utmost importance to our employee-owners. Billy has been heavily involved in these programs at Elliot, and I am excited to see him excel with this great responsibility,” said David Haskins, President & CEO.
Prior to joining Elliot, Manning completed undergraduate coursework in Accounting and Finance at the University of Kentucky in 2005 before earning his certification as a Certified Public Accountant. Upon graduation, he spent time as an auditor with Dulworth, Breeding, and Karns, and as Assistant Controller of US Coal Corporation. He joined Elliot in 2013 and most recently served as Controller prior to his promotion.
Regarding his promotion, Billy Manning stated, “During my professional career, I have been fortunate to work in environments where hard work and dedication are recognized, and I am excited to serve in my new role at this excellent company. I look forward to working each day on behalf of our employee-owners to be a good steward of our retirement benefit programs and the financial stability and success of Elliot.”
Manning lives in Georgetown, KY with his wife Jess and their four “beautiful, rambunctious” children. He will continue to report directly to CFO, Scott Navis.