Smart Grid Society Meeting
Jobs and Economic Growth Opportunities in Georgia
Part 3 Speaker Bio
Chris Womack, President External Affairs, Southern Company
Mr. Christopher C. Womack is Executive Vice President and President of External Affairs since January 1, 2009 of The Southern Company. Mr. Womack joined the company as a governmental affairs representative with Alabama Power in 1988. Mr. Womack oversees Southern Company's federal and state affairs and corporate communication initiatives. Previously, Womack served as executive vice president of external affairs for Georgia Power. He also served as Senior Vice President and Senior Production Officer in Southern Company Generation, where he was responsible for coal, gas and hydro generation for Alabama Power and the former Savannah Electric. Mr. Womack has held several positions in the areas of human resources, public relations and community relations. He has been Executive Vice President and President of External Affairs since January 1, 2009. Previously served as Executive Vice President of External Affairs of Georgia Power from March 2006 through December 2008 and Senior Vice President of Fossil and Hydro Generation and Senior Production Officer of Georgia Power from December 2001 to February 2006.