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Mark Crosswhite

Mark Crosswhite Chairman, President and CEO - Alabama Power Company

“Having the privilege of leading Alabama Power has been the high point of my career.”

-Mark Crosswhite

Former Chairman, President and CEO
Alabama Power Company

Mark Crosswhite retired as chairman, president and chief executive
officer of Alabama Power Company in 2022.

Crosswhite joined Southern Company, the parent of Alabama Power,
in 2004 and served in a variety of roles at Alabama Power and
affiliated companies. Prior to that, he represented the company in
private practice for 17 years in a wide variety of legal matters.

Crosswhite is chairman of the board of Prosper Birmingham and
serves on the board of directors for Regions Financial Corporation,
and the President’s Cabinet of the University of Alabama.

Crosswhite is a native of Decatur, Alabama. His family has deep roots
in the state, dating to the early 19th century. He received a bachelor’s
degree in 1984 from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a J.D.
degree in 1987 from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Crosswhite and his wife, Jane Emily, have two sons.

Mark Crosswhite on Key Issues

Company News

Alabama Power and IBEW System Council U-19 receive distinguished Edwin D. Hill Award
Leadership News #3

Alabama Power and IBEW System Council U-19 receive distinguished Edwin D. Hill Award

Award recognizes workforce investments and innovative partnerships that help bridge the digital divide in Alabama communities.

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Leadership News #2

Birmingham leaders launch new Prosper collaborative

Birmingham-area leaders announced the launch of Prosper, an initiative focused on creating a more prosperous and equitable Birmingham by investing in opportunities that grow the area’s economy in an inclusive way.

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Leadership News #1

Alabama Power recognized for storm response

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) honored Alabama Power with two Emergency Response Awards for 2022 storms.

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Leadership News #4

Southern Company commits $100K to advance diversity in skilled trades

Workforce development efforts help create opportunities for underrepresented communities and veterans in Alabama and beyond.

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Alabama Power is proud to partner with the North America’s Building Trades Unions to develop a workforce trained for the future (YouTube).

Alabama Power has completed the purchase of the Central Alabama Generating Station in Autauga County – a historic move that will support the long-term energy needs of Alabama Power customers (Alabama NewsCenter).