During the establishment of the co-op, George C Shearer had served as coordinator until a permanent manager could be hired. In April 1947, the co-op employed Ralph B. Wadley, who worked as manager for seven months. Secretary Finch then served as manager until Glynn W Scott assumed the position. Scott passed away in 1953 and was replaced with R L Elliott, Jr. He retired in 1977 and was succeeded by Bob Elliott, who retired in 1998. Aubrey L Neff, former manager of engineering for Rita Blanca, retired as CEO/General Manager at the end of 2007. Brent Wheeler, who worked for Rita Blanca in the 1980’s is the current CEO/General Manager coming to RBEC in January, 2008.