800.451.8061 sales@aeci.com



The Construction Department of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., (AECI), has served Arkansas’ electric cooperatives, as well as other electric utilities, since 1966.
The department builds electric distribution and transmission lines and substations for its customers. The department’s crews also move power lines and poles when roads are widened.

In emergency situations following storms, the department provides crews and equipment to assist with clean-up efforts and repairs.

For more information, please contact:

Joe Ritchie
Director – Utility Services
Office 501-570-2374
Cell 501-414-5226
Email: joe.ritchie@aeci.com

Sam Lockhart
Office 501-570-2361
Cell 501-515-3079
Email: sam.lockhart@aeci.com

Sheila Payne
Department Admin
Office 501-570-2362
Email: sheila.payne@aeci.com

Savanna Salazar
Department Admin
Office 501-570-2300
Email: savanna.salazar@aeci.com