Camille Scales Young elected to Mississippi Power Board of Directors

Gulfport, Miss. – Mississippi Power today announced that Camille Scales Young, Principal and Director at Cornerstone Government Affairs, has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective October 23, 2018.

“Camille’s career has focused on improving Mississippi, from our rural communities to the state’s largest cities,” said Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson. “She is an accomplished leader whose insight and perspective will add great value to our company and benefit our customers.”

“Mississippi Power excels in fostering the growth of communities throughout our great state,” Young said. “I look forward to joining the company’s board of directors and working closely with a dynamic leadership team that is dedicated to building a strong and prosperous Mississippi.

Prior to her work at Cornerstone Government Affairs, Young worked with Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A. and the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation.

Young’s distinguished career of civic involvement and professional success includes affiliations such as the BankFirst board of directors, the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership board of directors, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Mississippi 4-H Foundation, and recent honors such as being named one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in Mississippi.

Young earned a bachelor’s degree in communication management and a master’s degree in education from Mississippi State University. She and her husband Keith have three children and live in Madison County.

Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), produces safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy for nearly 187,000 customers in 23 southeast Mississippi counties. With nearly 160 megawatts of approved solar energy capacity, Mississippi Power is the largest partner in providing renewable energy in the state of Mississippi. Visit our websites at and, like us on Facebook, and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, and YouTube.