BBB Accredited Business Profile


(225) 261-1221


79 years in business
P.O. Box 15659
Baton Rouge, LA 70895-5659
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1957
Business Started: 08/01/1938
Business Started Locally: 08/01/1938
Business Incorporated: 08/08/1938
Type of Entity
Contact Information
  • Principal: Mr. John Vranic, CEO & General Manager
  • Ms. Penny Fruge, Marketing Assistant
  • Mr. Jimmie Varnado, VP Finance
  • Customer Service: Mr. Brent Bradley, VP Marketing
Business Category
  • Electric Companies
Products & Services
This company offers electric utility services.
Alternate Business Names
  • Dixie Electric Membership Corporation
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
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