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Michael Braswell

Michael Braswell

President of Retail Energy

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Michael Braswell is the President of Retail Energy for Southern Company Gas. He is responsible for ensuring the expansion and continued success of Southern Company Gas' retail energy operations in multiple states. To that end, he continues to serve as CEO of SouthStar Energy Services, LLC, a company that serves over 650,000 customers.

Braswell has 35 years of experience in the natural gas industry, working in both regulated and non-utility environments. Prior to being named CEO of SouthStar, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for SouthStar. He also has held positions as Vice President, Retail Markets, and as Vice President, Customer Service and Strategic Planning.

Before joining SouthStar, Braswell held various key positions over a 10-year period with Southern Company Gas, working in marketing, sales management, rates and strategic planning.

Braswell's commitment to giving back to the communities which SouthStar serves has resulted in his team of employee volunteers receiving national and local awards for outstanding community service.

Member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

A graduate of Georgia Tech, Braswell earned a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering. He later earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University.

He resides in Atlanta with his wife and four children.