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Board of Directors

Thomas A. Fanning

Thomas A. Fanning

Chairman, President and CEO
Southern Company

Atlanta, GA | Age 60 | elected 2010
Other directorships: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (chair), Vulcan Materials Company

Juanita Powell Baranco

Juanita Powell Baranco

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Baranco Automotive Group (automobile sales)

Atlanta, GA | Age 68 | elected 2006
Board committee: Audit
Other directorships: None

Jon A. Boscia

Jon A. Boscia

Founder and President
Boardroom Advisors LLC
(board governance consulting firm)

Sarasota, FL | Age 64 | elected 2007
Board committee: Audit
Other directorships: None

Henry A. Clark III

Henry A. Clark III

Retired Senior Advisor
Evercore (corporate finance advisory firm)

Hobe Sound, FL | Age 67 | elected 2009
Board committees: Compensation and Management Succession (chair), Finance
Other directorships: None

David J. Grain

David J. Grain

Founder and Managing Partner
Grain Management, LLC (private equity firm)

Sarasota, FL | Age 54 | elected 2012
Board committees: Compensation and Management Succession, Finance (chair)
Other directorship: Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida

Veronica M. Hagen

Veronica M. Hagen

Retired President and CEO
Polymer Group, Inc. (engineered materials)

Laguna Niguel, CA | Age 71 | elected 2008
Board committees: Governance (chair), Nuclear/Operations
Other directorships: Newmont Mining Corporation, American Water Works Company, Inc.

Warren A. Hood, Jr.

Warren A. Hood, Jr.

Chairman and CEO
Hood Companies, Inc. (packaging and construction products)

Hattiesburg, MS | Age 65 | elected 2007
Board committee: Audit
Other directorships: Hood Companies, Inc., BancorpSouth, Inc.

Linda P. Hudson

Linda P. Hudson

Founder, Chairman and CEO
The Cardea Group (business management consulting)

Charlotte, NC | Age 66 | elected 2014
Board committees: Business Security Subcommittee (chair), Governance, Nuclear/Operations
Other directorships: Bank of America Corporation, Ingersoll Rand, Inc.

Donald M. James

Donald M. James

Retired Chairman and CEO
Vulcan Materials Company (construction materials)

Pensacola, FL | Age 68 | elected 1999
Board committees: Compensation and Management Succession, Finance
Other directorship: Wells Fargo & Company

John D. Johns

John D. Johns

Chairman and CEO
Protective Life Corporation (insurance)

Birmingham, AL | Age 65 | elected 2015
Board committee: Audit (chair)
Other directorships: Protective Life Corporation, Regions Financial Corporation, Genuine Parts Company

Dale E. Klein

Dale E. Klein

Associate Vice Chancellor of Research
Vulcan Materials Company (construction materials)
Associate Vice Chancellor of Research University of Texas System
Associate Director The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin
Retired Chairman U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (energy)

Austin, TX | Age 69 | elected 2010
Board committees: Compensation and Management Succession, Nuclear/Operations, Business Security Subcommittee
Other directorships: Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Arizona Public Service Company

William G. Smith, Jr.

William G. Smith, Jr.

Chairman, President and CEO
Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (banking)

Tallahassee, FL | Age 63 | elected 2006
Board committee: Finance, Governance
Other directorships: Capital City Bank Group, Inc., Capital City Bank

Steven R. Specker

Steven R. Specker

CEO, Tri-Alpha Energy, Inc. (energy)

Scottsdale, AZ | Age 71 | elected 2010
Board committees: Nuclear/Operations (chair), Compensation and Management Succession
Other directorships: Trilliant Incorporated

Larry D. Thompson

Larry D. Thompson

Lead Independent Director
Southern Company Board
John A. Sibley Professor of Corporate and Business Law, The University of Georgia School of Law (attorney)

Atlanta, GA | Age 71 | elected 2014
Board committee: Finance, Governance
Other directorships: Graham Holdings Company, Franklin, Templeton Series Mutual Funds

E. Jenner Wood III

E. Jenner Wood III

Retired President and CEO,
SunTrust Bank‚ÄďAtlanta Division (banking)

Atlanta, GA | Age 65 | elected 2012
Board committees: Governance, Nuclear/Operations
Other directorships: Oxford Industries, Inc., Genuine Parts Company