Meet the REMC Team

Orange County REMC's team of dedicated employees live and work right here, in the same area of Southern Indiana as our members. Get to know our team, their background, and their families.

Matt Deaton, General Manager/CEO
Matt Deaton, General Manager/CEO

Matt lives in Salem and joined the REMC team in 2015. He is a 1999 graduate of West Washington Jr./Sr. High School and received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Evansville in 2004. He and his wife Misty (Hammond) were married in 2004 have three children; Meredith, Brooks and Bennett.

Brandon Bambusch, Journeyman Lineman
Brandon Bambusch, Journeyman Lineman

Brandon lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2015. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 2002 and will soon graduate from Ivy Tech with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. He and his wife Hanna (Hensley) were married in 2008 and have two daughters, Emily and Mia.

Mark Belcher, Manager of Marketing & Member Services
Mark Belcher, Manager of Marketing & Member Services

Mark lives in French Lick and joined the REMC team in 2015. He graduated from Springs Valley High School in 1980 and received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Penn Foster College in 2003. He and his wife Robin were married in 1985. They have a daughter, Summer, and three grandchildren, Adison, Sawyer and Nolan.

Marcy Bennett, Office Manager
Marcy Bennett, Office Manager

Marcy Bennett joined the REMC team in 1997. She is a 1984 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. Marcy received her Associates in Business from Oakland City University in 2004. Marcy enjoys reading and gardening. She and her husband, Jeffrey, have four children: Tim, Danielle, Heather and Chase. They also have four grandchildren: Keisha, Ali, Kody, Eli, and Isaiah.

Hannah Carter, Human Resources and Benefits Administrator
Hannah Carter, Human Resources and Benefits Administrator

Hannah joined the REMC team in 2018. She is a 2013 graduate of Orleans High School. Hannah received her Associates of Applied Science in Business Management & Human Resources from Ivy Tech Community College in 2017. Hannah enjoys shopping, baking, and seeing broadway shows. Hannah lives with her husband, Jake, and their dog, Bear.

Billy Chastain, Operations Manager
Billy Chastain, Operations Manager

Billy joined the REMC team in 2009. He lives in Paoli and is a 1989 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps for 20 years and studied Managment through University of Maryland University College. He and his wife Stephanie were married in 1991 and have two children, Dathan and Landon.

Travis Cole, Locator
Travis Cole, Locator
Josh Coles, Member Services/Meter Technician
Josh Coles, Member Services/Meter Technician

Josh joined the team in 2020. Josh graduated from Ivy Tech in 2008 with a Major in Industrial Technology. Josh and his wife Tisha have two children and reside in Salem.

Jason Cook, Apprentice Lineman
Jason Cook, Apprentice Lineman

Jason was raised in Orange County and is a graduate of Paoli High School. He and his wife reside in Paoli with their daughter Lily. His hobbies include hunting and fishing. Jason was formerly self-employed in the lumber business.