Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Myra Coleman Bierria was appointed vice president and corporate secretary at Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources) in March 2008. She is responsible for all corporate governance compliance matters.
Prior to joining Southern Company Gas in 2002, Bierria was a business and technology attorney at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP in New York, where she specialized in securities offerings, venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Bierria is a member of the New York State Bar, the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Bierria also is a member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, for which she served as a past president and advisory committee member for the Southeastern chapter, and the American Association of Blacks in Energy.
Bierria received the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 Under 40 Up and Comer Award" in 2006, was a member of the Leadership Atlanta class of 2012 and was inducted into the YWCA of Greater Atlanta's Academy of Women Achievers in 2015. Her non-profit activities include membership on the boards of the AGL Resources Inc. Private Foundation, the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
She received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Bierria and her family live in Atlanta.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.