Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), announces the promotion of Scott Deshotel from the position of Field Superintendent of Construction to Vice President of Operations. Deshotel will be responsible for implementing procedures for the safe and efficient construction, operation and maintenance of BECi’s transmission and distribution system and warehousing, line materials, vehicles and mechanic shop.

Deshotel was promoted to vice president after the retirement of Mark Royer, who served at BECi for over 39 years. Deshotel, a sixteen-year veteran of BECi, began his career as a journeyman lineman in 2001 and moved up through the ranks of lead lineman and crew chief to superintendent.

Deshotel resides in Kinder with his wife, Rebecca. They have two children and two grandchildren.