Mr. Thomas A. Fanning is an Independent Director at Vulcan Materials Co., a Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Southern Co., a Chairman at Electric Subsector Coordinating Council, a Chairman of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and a Member at The Business Roundtable.
He is on the Board of Directors at Vulcan Materials Co., Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Southern Power Co., The Edison Foundation and Southern Center for International Studies. Mr. Fanning was previously employed as a Chairman by Edison Electric Institute, a President & Chief Executive Officer by Gulf Power Co., and a Chief Financial Officer by Mississippi Power Co.
He also served on the board at Alabama Power Co., Georgia Power Co., The St. Joe Co. and Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and a graduate degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.