Head of Origination, MISO, PJM and Northeast
Laura works as a Southern Power Origination Manager, responsible for maintaining customer relationships in MISO and PJM, and identifying and pursuing potential development opportunities with those customers.
“In order to do my job well, it is important to maintain a strong network of relationships and stay on top of what the current trends and challenges are for the region. I love that the energy industry is constantly evolving, and I am continually inspired by the smart, driven and innovative people who work in the space.
Before joining Southern Power’s business development team, Laura served as a project manager on Southern Power’s external affairs team. Prior to this role, Laura worked as an engineer on the generation siting and corporate real estate team. Before joining Southern Power, Laura worked as a civil engineer for an architectural and engineering firm and focused on industrial and commercial site development.
Laura graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Auburn University.
A native of Montgomery, Ala., Laura now lives in Vestavia Hills with her two sons, Wyatt and Price, and her husband, Rob.
Phone: 205-992-0035 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Where do you call home? I am from Montgomery, Ala.
What is your current role at Southern Power? I am an Origination Manager, responsible for maintaining customer relationships in MISO and PJM, and identifying and pursuing potential development opportunities with those customers.
Describe your energy market in three words. Active, transforming, diverse
What are your hobbies? I enjoy spending time with my family and running.
What’s the best vacation you’ve taken? My trip to Napa, Calif., with my husband.
Favorite food. Brussel sprouts are my favorite food.
If you were stuck on an island, what three things would you bring? I would bring my running shoes, my children and my husband.
Tell us something we might not know about you. I love to learn about medicine and medical advancements.
What is the last book you read? The last book I read was Talking to Strangers by Malcom Gladwell.
Tell us something on your bucket list. I would like to travel to Italy.
What is the first thing you’d buy if you won the lottery? I would pay off my mortgage.
What is your biggest pet peeve? My biggest pet peeve is when people are late.
Do you have a hidden talent? I wish I did, but I don’t.
What are you currently watching on Netflix? I’m currently watching YOU.