Leroy Nix brings experience at the crossroads of energy, strategy, and policy to the Cloud for Utilities Advisory Board
JANUARY 27, 2022 — Cloud for Utilities has tapped Leroy Nix, Director of Market Strategy for Southern Company Gas, to join their Advisory Board.
As Director of Market Strategy for Southern Company Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company, Leroy is responsible for developing growth strategies for regulated jurisdictions served by Southern Company Gas utilities. Leroy works with multiple partners and stakeholders to create initiatives that increase customer load, enhance market intelligence, innovate service offerings, and green energy programs.
“We are thrilled to have Leroy Nix join our advisory board. Leroy’s experience at the crossroads of energy, strategy, and policy makes him a valuable addition,” said Rick Cutter, Cloud for Utilities’ Co-founder and Managing Director.
After spending a great deal of his career in various legislative policy capacities in Washington, D.C., Leroy has an extensive background in development, legal and government affairs, and a deep understanding of the national political process.
Since joining Southern Company in 2009, Leroy has been promoted, most recently to Director of Market Strategy for Southern Company Gas. Prior to his current role, Leroy served as the director of federal government affairs in Washington D.C., working closely with elected officials, community leaders, and stakeholder groups on energy and environmental policy issues. Leroy was part of the team responsible for representing Southern Company before Congress, federal agencies, trade associations, and major coalitions on national public policy issues.
Leroy holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montevallo in Alabama and earned his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law. He was a member of the Blackburn Leadership Institute, Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, Student Bar Association and served as president of the Black Law Students Association.
Leroy serves as a member of several boards and organizations, including the University of Montevallo Board of Trustees, Renasant Bank Community Board and The University of Chicago Booth School of Business CUL IMPACT Leadership Development Fellowship.
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