Robert Cumbie

Robert Cumbie
Vice President, Planning and Optimization and
Senior Vice President, SouthStar Energy Services

AGL Resources
SouthStar Energy Services

Robert Cumbie was named vice president, Planning and Optimization for Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources) and senior vice president, SouthStar Energy Services in December 2011. Cumbie oversees strategic planning, budgeting, structuring and financial management for SouthStar.

Previously, Cumbie served SouthStar Energy Services as vice president, Business Development, Planning, Structuring and Chief Compliance Officer and as vice president, Business Development and Strategic Planning.

Before joining SouthStar Energy Services, Cumbie was principal of the Energy and Utilities Practice for Booz Allen Hamilton where he focused on corporate strategy, merger & acquisitions, financial management and operations for regulated and unregulated energy companies.

He earned his civil engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his master's of business administration with honors from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

Cumbie resides in Atlanta with his wife and two children.

August 2016


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