Vice President & CFO

David Frankenberg began his career at Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Incorporated (AECI) as vice president and chief financial officer in January 2021.

Frankenberg has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, including more than 12 years in the utility industry. Most recently, he served as the director of enterprise forecasting and financial planning for Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the operator of the nation’s largest public power system and power supplier to a population of approximately 10 million people. While at TVA, Frankenberg held additional director-level roles covering areas such as technical accounting, enterprise risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls compliance, operational accounting and budgeting, and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting.

In addition to Frankenberg’s experience in the electric utility industry, he has also held financial leadership roles in the mining and pharmaceutical industries subsequent to his time in public auditing. Frankenberg holds several certifications, including Certified Public Accountant. He earned both a masters and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from the University of Tennessee and has completed the Advanced Management Program from Vanderbilt University.