Fran Forehand serves as Vice President of Georgia Power’s East Region, where she leads the company’s operations for 155,000 customers in a 13-county area that includes Augusta, Thomson and Waynesboro. In this role, Forehand is responsible for delivery, engineering, customer service, sales, economic and community development, and external affairs activities.
Forehand was named to her current position in April 2014. Before then, she served as Georgia Power’s Metro North Region Manager, where she led the company’s service to 327,000 customers in Gwinnett, Forsyth, north Fulton and north DeKalb counties. She began her Southern Company career at Alabama Power in 1991 as an engineering co-op student and came to Georgia Power in 1996, where she has served in various transmission leadership roles and as land acquisition manager, with responsibility for securing property rights for the placement of distribution, transmission and generation facilities statewide.
Forehand earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama and an MBA in finance from Augusta State University.