Jeff Peoples Southern Company Gas

Jeff Peoples
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Southern Company Gas

Jeff Peoples is executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Southern Company Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company. In this role, he has responsibility for the company's human resources, labor relations, environmental health and safety, technical training and corporate services businesses. Jeff also serves as president of AGL Services Company, providing a single point of contact for shared service business units directed by Southern Company Services, including the technology organization, supply chain management, fleet, facilities and compensation and benefits. He is a member of the Southern Company Gas Management Council.

In addition to his role at Southern Company Gas, Jeff is senior vice president of employee services and labor relations for Alabama Power. He also is vice president of operations services for Southern Company.

Peoples began his career with Southern Company in 1984 as a chemical technician at Alabama Power's Plant Miller. He progressed through a number of positions of increasing responsibility in compliance, human resources, training, workforce development and technical field services. Prior to his current roles, Peoples was responsible for leadership and strategic consulting for the human resources functions of the Operations organization at Southern Company, including delivery, talent management, training and development and organizational effectiveness.

In 2017, Peoples facilitated the negotiation of a national labor agreement between North America's Building Trades Union and local contractors. The agreement provides favorable working conditions, significantly increases opportunities to build political capital with national labor partners and allows for a stronger governance at the local level with state labor leaders and contractors.

Peoples serves on the board of directors for the Alabama Power Foundation, Southeast Labor and Management Public Affairs Committee, the National Utility Industry Training Fund and CPWR – the Center for Construction Research and Training.

Peoples holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry and biological science from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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