Senior Vice President, Operation Services
Jay Sutton is senior vice president of Operation Services for Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources). He is responsible for designing and maintaining the integrity of the company's infrastructure and for standardizing operating procedures for Southern Company Gas’ seven natural gas utilities.
An engineer by training, Sutton brings 32 years of diverse company experience to his position. Previously, Sutton served as vice president of Engineering Services and Supply Chain Services, leading several departments including engineering, construction, supply chain management, fleet, occupational health, safety, crisis management and business continuity planning. He also was responsible for centralizing and standardizing Southern Company Gas’ pipeline construction program and practices. Sutton implemented new procedures and technology that led to improved customer service and significant capital cost reductions.
He currently serves as a trustee for the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Ga. He also is a board member of Junior Achievement Georgia and serves on the AGA Management Committee. Additionally, Sutton is an active member of the Southern Gas Association.
Sutton received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Georgia..
A native of South Carolina, he and his wife live with their two daughters in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.