Joseph Monroe

Joseph Monroe
Vice President, Retail Energy, Southern Company Gas and
Vice President, Regulatory and Market Development, SouthStar Energy Services

AGL Resources
SouthStar Energy Services

Joe Monroe is vice president of Retail Energy for Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources) and vice president of Regulatory and Market Development for SouthStar Energy Services, LLC, a joint venture between Southern Company Gas and Piedmont Natural Gas Company. In this role, he has executive oversight of the company's public policy function and is responsible for all regulatory and governmental affairs activities for the company's retail energy operations in multiple states.

Monroe has more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry, working both in regulated and deregulated markets. Prior to joining SouthStar, he held various positions with Southern Company Gas and its subsidiaries including chief of staff, director of business integration, regulatory affairs manager, manager (Athens, Rome, Milledgeville, Vidalia) and distribution engineer.

Monroe currently serves as a board member of the National American Energy Standards Board (retail gas segment) and the Ohio Gas Suppliers Association.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Monroe holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering.

He and his wife, Denise, reside in Powder Springs, Ga. and have one grown son.

August 2016


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