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Southern Overview

Industry

Gas Utilities

Organization Type

Private

Employees

> 10,000

Headquarters

Atlanta, GA

Website

southerncompany.com

Website

southerncompany.com



Founded in

1912

Revenue

> $1B

Key People

Thomas Fanning (Chairman, President, CEO)

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About Southern

Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, Alabama. The company is currently the second largest utility company in the U.S., in terms of customer base. Through its subsidiaries it serves 9 million gas and electric utility customers in nine states. Southern Company's regulated regional electric utilities serve a 120,000-square-mile (310,000 km) territory with 27,000 miles (43,000 km) of distribution lines.

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Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, Alabama. The company is currently the second largest utility company in the U.S., in terms of customer base. Through its subsidiaries it serves 9 million gas and electric utility customers in nine states. Southern Company's regulated regional electric utilities serve a 120,000-square-mile (310,000 km) territory with 27,000 miles (43,000 km) of distribution lines.

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What Is

Southern's Mission Statement

?
To operate successfully, we balance the earnings interests of shareholders; rates and reliability interests of customers; growth and impact interests of communities; and policy interests of regulators. With financial success, we have the operating income to meet our environmental, workplace, and community responsibilities.

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Southern Employees

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Gender

Male

61.1%

Female

36.9%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

58.6%

Black or African American

18.9%

Hispanic or Latino

10.9%

Asian

8.2%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

52.7%

German

5.5%

Vietnamese

3.6%

Hindi

3.6%

French

3.6%

Carrier

3.6%

Portuguese

3.6%

Swedish

1.8%

Gujarati

1.8%

Mandarin

1.8%

Korean

1.8%

Hawaiian

1.8%

Ukrainian

1.8%

Turkish

1.8%

Russian

1.8%

Thai

1.8%

Croatian

1.8%

Greek

1.8%

Italian

1.8%

Chinese

1.8%
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Southern Careers

Average Length of Employment
Mississippi Power 5.1 years
Georgia Power 4.8 years
Entergy 4.4 years
Exelon 4.4 years
Con Edison 4.4 years
Ameren Corporation 4.3 years
FirstEnergy 4.2 years
Duke Energy 4.2 years
ConocoPhillips 3.8 years
Chevron 3.5 years
Anadarko Petroleum 3.4 years
Xcel Energy 3.3 years
Williams 3.3 years
Exxon Mobil 3.3 years
Devon Energy 3.2 years
Sempra Energy 3.1 years
DTE Energy 3.0 years

Southern

3.0 years
PPL 2.9 years
Top Employers Before Southern
U S Navy 11.4%
US Army 10.8%
GE 6.9%
Walmart 4.9%
IBM 4.9%
McDonald's 4.6%
Bechtel 3.9%
AT&T 3.9%
Verizon 2.6%
Delta 2.6%
Best Buy 2.6%
Chevron 2.3%
Top Employers After Southern
SunTrust 7.7%
AT&T 7.7%
Walmart 7.3%
GE 6.0%
Bechtel 4.7%
Xerox 4.7%
Macy's 4.7%
IBM 4.3%
US Army 3.9%
Deloitte 3.4%
Jacobs 3.0%
DIRECTV 3.0%
ADT 3.0%

What is it like to work at Southern

Southern Employees Education

Schools

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

13.5%

University of Alabama

10.6%

University of Alabama at Birmingham

9.5%

Auburn University

7.5%

University of Phoenix

6.6%

Georgia State University

5.5%

Georgia Southern University

4.6%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

4.6%

Southern University and A & M College

4.3%

University of Southern Mississippi

4.0%

Troy University

3.7%

University of South Alabama

3.4%

Kennesaw State University

3.2%

University of Georgia

3.2%

Mississippi State University

3.2%

Valdosta State University

2.9%

Liberty University

2.6%

Strayer University

2.6%

Southern Connecticut State University

2.3%

Clemson University

2.3%
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Majors

Business

27.7%

Electrical Engineering

8.0%

Accounting

7.5%

Computer Science

6.5%

Mechanical Engineering

5.5%

Finance

4.2%

Criminal Justice

3.8%

Nursing

3.4%

Communication

3.4%

Psychology

3.4%

Journalism

3.3%

Management

3.3%

General Studies

2.8%

Project Management

2.6%

English

2.5%

Computer Information Systems

2.5%

Marketing

2.5%

Education

2.4%

Political Science

2.2%

Computer Networking

2.2%
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Degrees

Bachelors

40.8%

Other

24.1%

Masters

18.0%

Associate

8.4%

Certificate

4.3%

Doctorate

2.4%

Diploma

1.3%

License

0.6%
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Southern Employee Political Affiliation

Republican Party

76.4%

Democratic Party

23.1%

Libertarian Party

0.5%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
Thomas FanningExecutive $51,200Republican Party
William Van DevenderOwner $21,400Republican Party
Chris WomackUtilities Manager $17,400Democratic Party
David RatcliffeChief Executive Officer $12,000Republican Party
Julian Smith JrCorporate Vice President $10,200Republican Party
Edward DiefenthalChief Executive Officer $9,900Republican Party
Thomas JohnsonResearch And Development Manager $9,752Democratic Party
Bryan AndersonSenior Vice President $9,500Republican Party
Christopher WomackExecutive $9,200Republican Party
Stoney BurkeExternal Affairs $7,500Republican Party
Art BeattieCorporate Officer $7,500Republican Party
James KerrExecutive Vice President $6,400Republican Party
Jeanne WolakSenior Director $6,000Democratic Party
Joseph MillerGovernment Relations $6,000Republican Party
William McKenzieChief Nursing Officer $5,000Republican Party
Ronnie PicouExecutive $5,000Republican Party
Susan StoryPresident/Chief Executive Officer $5,000Republican Party
Donna SmithHuman Resources Coordinator $4,500Democratic Party
Christopher MillerAttorney $4,250Democratic Party
Larry MonroeExecutive $4,000Republican Party
Edison HollandExecutive Vice President $4,000Republican Party
William HinsonSenior Vice President $3,900Republican Party
John PembertonSenior Vice President $3,500Republican Party
Donna MarkySystems Operator $3,369Democratic Party
Kenneth WillsManager $3,000Democratic Party
Mark LantripChief Executive Officer $3,000Republican Party
Julia SegarsChief Information Officer $3,000Republican Party
Chris HobsonSenior Executive $2,750Republican Party
Graham BinghamEngineer $2,700Democratic Party
John HudsonSenior Vice President $2,700Democratic Party
Ken AdamsOwner $2,600Republican Party
Warren JobeSenior Vice President $2,600Democratic Party
ORA AdamsOwner $2,600Republican Party
Laura SevenerAttorney $2,600Democratic Party
William BallSenior Vice President $2,500Republican Party
Stephen WakefieldExecutive $2,500Republican Party
Stuart PierceAccountant $2,500Republican Party
James BroussardPhysician $2,500Republican Party
Robert MarkhamRisk Manager $2,450Republican Party
Anthony TopaziRetired $2,250Republican Party
Chris CummiskeyGovernment Affairs Researcher $2,200Republican Party
Maryann ManoogianExecutive Director $2,150Democratic Party
Dwight EvansPresident $2,000Republican Party
Tom BishopAttorney $2,000Republican Party
Leonard KleinpeterOwner $2,000Republican Party
Khristi DriverAttorney $2,000Republican Party
Emery SkeltonDirector $2,000Republican Party
James SouthernContraction $2,000Democratic Party
William BowersExecutive Vice President $2,000Republican Party
Michael SandersManager $1,523Republican Party
Oscar HarperPresident $1,500Republican Party
Penny ManuelExecutive Vice President $1,500Republican Party
Mark CrewsDirector Of Public Affairs $1,500Republican Party
Michael RosenthalAttorney $1,500Democratic Party
Stephen KuczynskiExecutive $1,500Democratic Party
Kenneth TurnageEngineer $1,400Republican Party
ANN DaissComptroller $1,250Republican Party
AL HesterProject Manager $1,110Republican Party
Derwood TootlePower Plant Operator $1,000Republican Party
Gary BlairVice President $1,000Republican Party
Murry WeaverBusiness Developer $1,000Republican Party
Tami BarronExecutive $1,000Republican Party
Hugh BatsonManagement Utility $1,000Republican Party
James MillerAttorney $1,000Republican Party
KIM GreeneExecutive Vice President $1,000Republican Party
Bryan BatsonMGT $1,000Republican Party
Mark CaudillAttorney $1,000Republican Party
Carl ShanklinPresident $1,000Republican Party
Harold LawrenceDirector $1,000Democratic Party
Howard KatzInterior Designer $1,000Democratic Party
Danny BostNuclear Security Officer $1,000Republican Party
Leigh PerryGeneral Counsel $1,000Republican Party
Richard HarrisAdministration Vice President $1,000Republican Party
A DahlbergExecutive $1,000Republican Party
Larry TribbleBusiness Owner $1,000Republican Party
Laura PembertonGovernment Affairs Researcher $1,000Republican Party
C MartinExecutive $1,000Republican Party
Paul BowersVice President $1,000Republican Party
G Holland JrGeneral Counsel $1,000Republican Party
Ronnie LabratoVice President $1,000Republican Party
Andrew DearmanExecutive $1,000Democratic Party
Alan MartinManager $1,000Republican Party
Patrick ScarboroughEngineer $900Democratic Party
Jack LangleyRetired $822Democratic Party
Joseph EllenbergGovernmental Affairs $750Republican Party
Gary LacyEngineering $750Republican Party
Bart WoodInformation Technology Technician $750Libertarian Party
Mark Crews SrDirector $750Democratic Party
Cynthia HardeeExecutive $750Republican Party
James ChipmanEngineer $550Republican Party
Daniel MurrayRegulatory Affairs Manager $500Republican Party
Eric ScottOwner $500Republican Party
Lee HolmesRetired $500Republican Party
Patricia WarrenEngineer $500Democratic Party
KIM BennettOwner $500Republican Party
Cory GaiserPhysician $500Republican Party
Jeffrey FranklinExecutive $500Republican Party
James GarvieVice President $500Republican Party
Robert MorrisVice President $500Republican Party
Scott TeelExecutive $500Republican Party
Thomas WilsonCiso $500Republican Party
John ByersManufacturer $500Republican Party
TED McGrewDirector, National Accounts $500Republican Party
Leigh DavisAttorney $500Democratic Party
Jeff FranklinSupply Chain Vice President $500Democratic Party
David BennettElectrical Engineer $500Republican Party
John MerrittCivil Engineer $500Republican Party
Tom JohnsonManager $500Democratic Party
Franklin ORRFederal Relations $500Republican Party
Douglas JonesChief Science Officer $500Republican Party
Mitch BruhnExecutive $500Democratic Party
Jerry StewartExecutive Vice President $500Republican Party
ROY SweatmanOwner $500Republican Party
Miller, III, JamesAttorney $500Republican Party
Bryan FletcherVice President $500Republican Party
Charles OakesAssisted Living Manager $500Republican Party
Thomad JohnsonRenewable Energy Project Manager $460Democratic Party
John HallenSales Manager $450Republican Party
Jason Caldwell SrService Technician $400Republican Party
Doris WatkinsResearch Analyst $390Democratic Party
Jeremiah GilbreathEngineer $349Republican Party
Frank CasperConsultant $325Democratic Party
Scott ORRLobbyist $322Republican Party
JO Luke MayInstructional Designer $305Republican Party
Tanisha MarshallProject Manager $300Democratic Party
JIM LukensProgram Manager $300Democratic Party
Kevin DipetrilloInsurance Agent $250Democratic Party
Jeff GasserExecutive $250Republican Party
Guy DaughtreyEnergy Consultant $250Republican Party
Margaret NewtonOffice Manager $250Republican Party
Lauren ClaffeyCommunications Manager $250Republican Party
Steve VaydaQuality Assurance Inspector $250Republican Party
John SmithManager $250Republican Party
Arjun ChatterjeeEngineer $250Democratic Party
Russell WordenExecutive $250Democratic Party
Kenneth KellyBusiness Development Manager $250Democratic Party
Paul ConnerEngineer $220Democratic Party
Will ChesterInformation Technology Analyst $133Democratic Party
Judy FishEngineer $100Democratic Party
Tara ShepherdManager $81Democratic Party
Keith HarrisonManager $50Democratic Party
Victor VaughanMarketing $40Democratic Party
John LangleyRetired $38Democratic Party
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Southern Salaries

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Core Network EngineerHoover, AL $118,914
Systems EngineerHoover, AL $96,200
Systems AnalystHoover, AL $90,000
Product EngineerHoover, AL $90,000
Systems AnalystHoover, AL $87,000
EngineerHoover, AL $85,000
Train System OperatorWaynesboro, GA $70,373
Outside Sales AssociateChattanooga, TN $60,000
Pro Shop ManagerFort Mill, SC $56,909
Lineman ApprenticeLithonia, GA $43,326
Lineman ApprenticeLithonia, GA $43,326
Customer Service RepresentativeLos Angeles, CA $38,317
CDL DriverDurham, NC $37,566
Customer Service RepresentativeCosta Mesa, CA $33,392
Call Center RepresentativeSan Jose, CA $31,409
Customer Service RepresentativeLong Beach, CA $31,409
Marketing & Sales SpecialistAuburn, AL $25,000

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Southern Awards

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  • Southern Zippia Award
Other Awards
  • Fortune 500

Southern Stock Performance

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Revenue

> $1B

Net Income

US$ 2.53 billion (2016) [2]

Market Cap

$52,170,000,000

Total Equity

US$ 26.61 billion (2016) [2]

Total Assets

US$ 109.70 billion (2016) [2]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Southern

When was Southern founded?

Southern was founded in 1912.

How many Employees does Southern have?

Southern has more than 10,000 employees.

How much money does Southern make?

Southern generates more than $1 billion in revenue.

What industry is Southern in?

Southern is in the gas utilities industry.

What is Southern's mission?

Southern's mission statement is "To operate successfully, we balance the earnings interests of shareholders; rates and reliability interests of customers; growth and impact interests of communities; and policy interests of regulators. With financial success, we have the operating income to meet our environmental, workplace, and community responsibilities."

What type of company is Southern?

Southern is a private company.

Who are Southern's competitors?

Southern competitors include Georgia Power, Exelon, Duke Energy, DTE Energy, FirstEnergy, Entergy, Atlanta Gas Light Company Inc, American Electric Power, Mississippi Power, Exxon Mobil, Xcel Energy, Williams, Con Edison, Chevron, Sempra Energy, Ameren Corporation, ConocoPhillips, PPL, Anadarko Petroleum, Devon Energy.

Who works at Southern?

Thomas Fanning (Chairman, President, CEO)

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