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Trawick named senior vice president and chief operating officer for Southern Power

Published: 08/03/2016

John Trawick, applied mathematics ’90, has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer for Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company.

Trawick was formerly senior vice president of commercial operations and planning for Southern Company. In his new role, Trawick will lead the operations of Southern Power’s expanding electric generation fleet, as well as project development and construction, and asset optimization.

Trawick began his career as a senior consultant with J. Kennedy and Associates in Atlanta before joining Southern Energy Inc., in 1996, where he served as director of market affairs for Mirant Corp. He later transitioned to Southern Company as manager of portfolio management and served in a variety of roles, including director of strategic and corporate affairs for Southern Power.

In 2008, he joined the Tennessee Valley Authority as vice president of strategy, pricing and contracts before returning to Southern Company in 2013.

Trawick is a member of the COSAM Dean’s Leadership Council and continues to be involved with the college. In addition to an undergraduate degree from Auburn, Trawick has a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee.

Trawick and his wife, Tammy, have two sons and live in Birmingham.

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