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Leadership
Leadership

Leadership

Building the future of energy is a big mission, and we’re honored to take it on. Our values set us apart, and they make us who we are.

Our Chairman and CEO

With more than 35 years of experience at Southern Company, Tom also serves as chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and holds senior positions in a number of business and public policy organizations. Tom is an internationally respected voice on topics that range from energy innovation and economic growth, to cybersecurity.

From leading the nation’s new nuclear initiative with two state-of-the-art units in Georgia to adding more than 4,000 megawatts of renewable energy since 2012, and exploring beyond-the-meter customer solutions through PowerSecure and our partnership with Silicon Valley's Bloom Energy, Southern Company is the only U.S. energy provider investing in an all-of-the-above approach to America's energy future. 

For more information on Tom Fanning's viewpoints, click on the links below:

Tom Fanning
"In everything we do, our goal is to provide people with ways to better meet their economic challenges, build better communities and seek a better future for their children.”

Tom Fanning, Chairman and CEO

Our Management Council

Our Management Council is responsible for creating and implementing the company's vision and plan.

paul bowers

Paul Bowers

Chairman and CEO, Georgia Power
 

Chris Womack

Chris Womack

President, Georgia Power
 

Anthony L. Wilson

Anthony L. Wilson

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mississippi Power

Stephen Kuczynski

Stephen Kuczynski

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Nuclear Operating Company

Stan W. Connally, Jr.

Stan W. Connally, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Operations, Southern Company Services, Inc.

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer and Customer Solutions Officer

Chris Cummiskey

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer and Customer Solutions Officer

Martin B. Davis

Martin B. Davis

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Southern Company

Mark A. Crosswhite

Mark A. Crosswhite

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Alabama Power Company

Kimberly S. Greene

Kimberly S. Greene


Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Company Gas

James Y. Kerr II

James Y. Kerr II

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Southern Company

Andrew W. Evans

Andrew W. Evans

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Southern Company

Bryan Anderson

Bryan Anderson

Executive vice president and president of external affairs, Southern Company

Mark S. Lantrip

Mark S. Lantrip

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern Company Services, Inc.

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History

As we build the future of energy, we honor the history of hard work and achievements that laid the groundwork for our success today. 

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Our Responsibility to the Community

We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders, and our communities. Working towards a brighter future together. 

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Our Values

Safety First

We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

Unquestionable Trust

Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises, and ethical behavior is our standard.

Superior Performance

We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Total Commitment

We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

Legislative and Regulatory Participation

Southern Company participates in the legislative and regulatory process, especially related to proposed laws or rules that impact our customers and shareholders. We work closely with both national and state leaders.

Southern Company maintains an office and staff in Washington, D.C., to interact with Congress and with agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and the Environmental Protection Agency. We use outside firms to assist our efforts, and we support a number of trade organizations that engage in lobbying activities as well. We also work with state and local legislators and policymakers.

Southern Company sponsors Political Action Committees that make contributions to candidates for public office using funds voluntarily donated by employees. We contribute to various Republican and Democratic candidates, other Political Action Committees, and political organizations such as the Republican and Democratic national committees. Information on Political Action Committee federal contributions is publicly available through the Federal Elections Commission.