Larry Meador is the Manager of Customer Development and Communications for Mountaineer Gas Company. In the role, he works with local and state economic development organizations in recruitment and retention of businesses. He also works with communities and homebuilders associations in development of housing and with conversion of heating to natural gas in existing areas.
Larry has over 40 years of experience in electric and gas utilities. He has held positions as electric distribution engineer, human resources, regional management, corporate communications, sales & marketing and economic development.
Larry has been active in many community and civic organizations. He also served on the board of a non-profit health care organization consisting of 13 hospitals and over 100 clinics, home health & pharmacies in West Virginia and Kentucky, including serving a 2-year term as Chairman of the Board.
Larry holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from WVU Tech and completed additional coursework in Human Resources at Bluefield College and Penn State University. He served in the US Army as a Hawk Missile launch control repair. Larry is widowed and has 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.