Vice President, Operations, Atlanta Gas Light
Jesse Killings was named vice president of Operations for Atlanta Gas Light in February 2014.
He is responsible for day-to-day operations of the utility as it meets the energy needs of more than 900,000 customers, including ensuring safety, compliance, operational excellence and financial performance. Atlanta Gas Light is a subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS). With 4.5 million utility customers, AGL Resources is the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States based on customer count.
Killings brings more than 20 years of company experience to his role. Most recently, he served three years as vice president of Atlanta Gas Light including interim leadership for Florida City Gas until an operating vice president was named. Previously he served as region manager, South Metro Region of Atlanta Gas Light, where he was responsible for all aspects of local operations, including managing distribution, field service and meter reading functions with a focus on safety, compliance and operational quality. Prior to that, he held several management positions in marketing, safety and training and field operations.
Killings takes special interest in organizations that support education, mentoring and leadership of children. He has worked with boards and education-related committees of organizations, such as 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Fulton Education Foundation and South Fulton Chamber of Commerce, and is on the board of the Jesse Draper Boys & Girls Club.
He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Tuskegee University.
A native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Killings is a proud father of two children.
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 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. 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.