MVEA Names Michael Anthos as Vice President of Finance

Michael Anthos headshotFalcon, CO – Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. recently named Michael Anthos as Vice President of Finance. In this role, Anthos will be responsible for MVEA’s financial reports, member billing, facilities, analyzing monthly operating statistics and budgets, as well as preparing long-term financial forecasts for the cooperative. He will also be charged with upholding MVEA Board of Directors’ promise of fiscal responsibility to its membership.

Anthos comes to MVEA with a wealth of experience, having worked with electric cooperatives and agricultural customers in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming in his most recent role as a senior relationship manager for CoBank’s electric division. At CoBank, he was integral in managing the cash management, leasing, investments, credit cards, and financial needs for his assigned cooperative clients. He also helped many of those co-ops finance fiber projects.

“Working with electric co-ops this past year and a half has sparked a passion for the electric cooperative spirit and their focus on local communities. In this role, I will continue MVEA’s long-standing reputation for operating with sound and fiscally conservative practices with a strong fiduciary responsibility to its members. It is exciting to join a cooperative that is growing its membership and adding fiber internet to its portfolio of services,” Anthos said. “My wife, Heather, and I are also thrilled to relocate to the Peyton area along with our three children.”

Among Anthos’ many attributes, he was recognized as one of 400 experts in agricultural business and farming by Harvard University in 2019 and received an Alumni Achievement Award for his work in the finance and accounting industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in business administration and accounting.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the team. His extensive banking industry experience, combined with his impressive educational background and professional achievements, make him a valuable addition to our MVEA executive team,” Ruth Marks, MVEA CEO said. “Beyond his qualifications, Mike’s passion for community service and involvement in charity organizations aligns perfectly with our cooperative principles. We are confident that his leadership and strategic financial expertise will be tremendous assets to MVEA.”