Alabama Power Board of Directors Elects Marsha S. Johnson Vice President Birmingham Division

At a meeting of the Alabama Power Company Board of Directors on July 27, 2001, Marsha S. Johnson was elected to the position of vice president, Birmingham Division.

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"Marsha Johnson is an outstanding leader, and has served this company well in a number of different roles. Her election to vice president of the Birmingham Division demonstrates our confidence in the strengths and talents she brings to this company and our community," said Charles McCrary, president and chief operating officer, Alabama Power.

Marsha received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Jacksonville University where she majored in political science and government. She also completed the University of Pennsylvania's Executive Accounting and Finance program at the Wharton School of Business, and Harvard University's International Senior Manager's program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Johnson began her career with Atlanta-based Southern Company in 1986 as a management development analyst. She served in positions of increasing responsibility until coming to Alabama Power in 1991 as assistant to the vice president in the Mobile Division. She was promoted to the position of director of customer services in 1997, and to vice president of customer services in 2000.

In her most recent role as vice president of customer services Johnson had responsibility for the residential and business call centers, the customer service support functions in the revenue accounting office, customer service training and all customer satisfaction research efforts for Alabama Power.

Johnson is an alumnus of Leadership Jacksonville, Leadership Atlanta and Leadership Mobile, where she also served on the board of directors. Her community involvement includes membership in the Birmingham Kiwanis Club and the boards of directors for the Alabama Preservation Alliance and the Cahaba Girl Scouts Council. She is one of 14 women selected internationally for the 2000-2001 class of the prestigious Leadership Foundation Fellows Program. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Johnson is a member of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham, where she served as a member of the Board of Trustees.



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