Mr. Pike is a third generation leader of the Pike Electric Corporation. He was named President of the Company in 1998, Chief Executive Officer in 2002, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2005. He also served as Vice President of the Central Region from 1993 until 1998 and in various other roles after joining the Company on a full time basis in 1990 as an A-Class lineman. He has served on the Board of Directors for Oxford College of Emory University and the Forsyth Country Day school and currently serves on the Executive Committee for OSHA's Transmission and Distribution Strategic Partnership. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from Emory University.