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Troy Whitmore is an active community servant that has been a United Power employee for 32 years. During his tenure he has served in numerous functions including communications, marketing, customer service and governmental affairs. In his current position as Public Affairs Officer, he oversees communications, marketing, key accounts, governmental affairs and community relations functions for the electric distribution cooperative based in Brighton, Colorado.
A northeastern Colorado native, Troy is a 1983 graduate of Northeastern Junior College and a 1985 graduate of Colorado State University.
A former Thornton City Council member and Adams County Fair and Rodeo President, Troy remains extremely active in his community. He currently serves as Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce, past Chair and Board member of the Brighton Economic Development Corporation and past President and Board member of Almost Home, Inc. Troy currently serves as a Board Member for Smart Commute MetroNorth and Adams County Economic Development. He also Chairs School District 27J’s Bond Advisory Committee and is Vice Chair of the Board of Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) which is Colorado’s premier energy assistance foundation.
In 2006, Troy was named Leadership Person of the Year by the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce. The same Chamber named him Business Person of the Year in 2011 and recognized him with the Chairman’s Award in 2016. In November of 2009, he was named Citizen of the Year by the Brighton Chamber of Commerce. He was named the Joe Gomez Memorial Award Winner by Almost Home Inc. in 2012 and was awarded the Pathfinder Award by Northeastern Junior College in 2015. In 2017, Whitmore was honored by Pro 15 with the Alumni of the Plains recognition.