Wendell Dallas

Wendell Dallas
Vice President, Operations
Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas

Atlanta Gas Light
Chattanooga Gas

Wendell Dallas is the vice president of operations for two Southern Company Gas subsidiaries, Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring the company's operational excellence in delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 customers in five Georgia and Tennessee regions.

Dallas has more than 25 years of operations, management and engineering experience in the natural gas industry. In 2000, he joined Atlanta Gas Light as a service area manager in Macon and shortly afterward began serving as the southeast Georgia region manager in Savannah. He has also served as the Atlanta Gas Light vice president and general manager. Prior to his current position, he served as the vice president of economic and community development for the Southern Company Gas multistate footprint.

Dallas came to Atlanta Gas Light from the Macon office of El Paso Energy, where he served as an operations supervisor responsible for transmission pipeline operations in central Georgia.

Dallas serves on several non-profit, community and industry boards. He co-chairs the Georgia Literacy Commission, a business-led commission of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and Literacy For All. He is a gubernatorial appointee and board chairman of the state of Georgia's Workforce Development Board. In addition, he serves on the boards of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Auburn University Engineering Alumni Council. He is a former board chair of Gwinnett Technical College and Communities in Schools of Georgia.

In 2013, Dallas received the Multicultural Leadership Award from the Georgia Diversity Council for his commitment to advancing his peers within his organization and the community.

A native of Opelika, Alabama, Dallas earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University. Dallas is a graduate of Leadership Georgia, Leadership Atlanta and Leadership Savannah.

He resides in Gwinnett County with his wife and their three children.

October 2018

 

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 4.2 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in 4 states. 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.