Thomas A. Fanning is a businessperson who has been the head of 5 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for The Southern Co.
He is also Co-Chairman at Electric Subsector Coordinating Council, Member of American Energy Innovation Council, Member of The Business Roundtable and Member-Atlanta Centre Governing at World Association of Nuclear Operators and on the board of 7 other companies.
He previously was Chairman of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, President & Chief Executive Officer for Gulf Power Co., Chief Financial Officer for Mississippi Power Co. and Chairman for Edison Electric Institute.
Thomas A. Fanning received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.