Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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Deal names one to board

April 18, 2014

W. Paul Bowers, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

Bowers is the president and chief executive officer of Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Co. He serves on the boards of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the University of Alabama School of Engineering and e3 Partners Ministry. He is chair of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education. Bowers is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's energy policy council, as well as a trustee for the Woodruff Arts Center. Bowers holds a bachelor's degree from the University of West Florida, a master's degree in Management from Troy University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Karen, have two children and two grandchildren. They reside in Atlanta.