Since joining Georgia Power in 1984, Cathy Hill has held management positions in fleet operations, district engineering, region power delivery, and region distribution operations.
She served as assistant to the president & CEO prior to her current position. She was elected vice president of Coastal Region in 2008.
In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in the Coastal Region, which includes Savannah, Springfield, Statesboro, Swainsboro, Hinesville, Jesup, Brunswick, Kingsland, St. Mary’s, Darien, Glennville, Claxton and Metter communities.
Born in Dublin, Georgia, Cathy received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University.
While at Georgia Tech she was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, Ramblin Reck Club, and the Solid Gold society.
She also completed the executive management program at Harvard University, Judge School of Business at Cambridge and is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute and Leadership Atlanta.
She currently serves as the board chair of Creative Coast and chair elect for United Way of the Coastal Empire.
In addition, she also serves as a board member for the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Savannah Economic Development Authority, Savannah Technical College, Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation, Georgia Tech – Savannah, Memorial Medical Health Foundation, Ossabaw Island Foundation, Step Up Savannah, and SunTrust.
Hill is one key player in Georgia Power, which is headquartered in Atlanta and is the largest of four hugely successful electric companies owned by Southern Company.
Georgia Power’s top priority is customer service. This means keeping reliability high and power rates low. Georgia Power ranks in the top quartile for customer satisfaction among peer utilities and has been cited on several occasions by J.D. Power and Associates.