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Alabama Power promotes Davis, Lynch to VP

Jason Davis has been named vice president of the Southeast Division and Jean Lynch has been named vice president of Human Resources of Alabama Power, the company announced. The appointments are effective immediately.

Davis was Alabama Power’s director of Legislative Affairs and Policy and Lynch served as Human Resources director.

Davis brings 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry to his new role, previously holding managerial positions in marketing with responsibilities including electric end-use sales, rate analysis and customer service. He also worked with the state Legislature and executive branch, serving as Alabama Power’s liaison to agriculture and military initiatives.

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“One of Jason’s key strengths is his natural ability to cultivate genuine, meaningful relationships both within and outside the company. These qualities made him uniquely effective at navigating tricky issues in the policy arena,” said Houston Smith, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for Alabama Power.

“Although in a new role, he will still be a vital partner in Montgomery and we look forward to working closely with him for continued success in the Wiregrass region of our state.”

Davis received a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

Lynch has more than 25 years of human resources experience at Alabama Power and Southern Co. She began her career with Southern Co. in 1997, starting as a human resources analyst and working her way up to become Human Resources manager for Alabama Power.

In 2018, Lynch was named HR director, with her team assisting the more than 6,000 employees of the company. 

Lynch earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Jacksonville State University. 

Grayson Everett is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @Grayson270

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