Andrew W. Evans 88C

Andrew Evans

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Retired, Southern Company
Chatham, Massachusetts

Andrew W. “Drew” Evans has worked in the energy and utility industry for 30 years across a broad spectrum of capital-intensive businesses. He is the retired chief financial officer of Southern Company, an electric and natural gas public utility holding company, where he had responsibility for all investor interaction, public reporting, information technology and cyber security, business development, risk, and capital deployment.

Evans served as the chairman, president, and chief executive officer of AGL Resources, the largest publicly traded gas distribution company in the United States, prior to its acquisition by Southern Company. In this role he was keenly focused on employee and public safety, customer satisfaction, modernization, and growth. During his 15 years at AGL Resources, Evans held the positions of treasurer, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, and chief executive officer.

Prior to his tenure at AGL, Evans spent nine years with Mirant Corp, a global energy provider and commodity trading company. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He earned a BA in economics from Emory College. Evans is actively engaged in his community and has served as chair of a number of philanthropic organizations, including the Grady Health Foundation and Zoo Atlanta.

He was elected trustee in 2020.