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Bill Grantham

President

Southern Power

Bill Grantham is the president of Southern Power overseeing the day-to-day business activities for the company. Southern Power is a subsidiary of Southern Company and America's Premier Wholesale Energy Partner, meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and commercial and industrial customers with one of the leading clean energy portfolios in the U.S. 

Prior to his current position, Grantham served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Southern Power, where his responsibilities included the oversight of accounting and finance functions, as well as the direction of project and market analysis activities for Southern Power. 

His career began at Southern Company in 1989 as a co-op student at Mississippi Power. Since that time, he has held various leadership roles across the company in the areas of system planning, finance, and operations. 

Grantham is a graduate of Mississippi State University with B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering. He and his wife, Shari, and their two children, Jackson and Laura, live in Alpharetta, Georgia.