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Nick Sellers is senior vice president of project development and construction for Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company. Southern Power is America’s Premier Wholesale Energy Partner, meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers with one of the fastest growing clean energy portfolios in the U.S. In this role, Nick is responsible for generation development, siting, construction and state and local affairs. He was named to this position in 2016. Prior to his current role, Nick served as vice president of external and regulatory affairs for Southern Power. Nick worked for the Business Council of Alabama and as policy advisor and special assistant for economic development for the governor of Alabama before joining Alabama Power in 2003, where he served in leadership assignments including vice president of regulatory and corporate affairs with responsibilities for pricing, rate design, policy and planning, federal affairs and corporate relations. He also served as vice president of corporate relations, leading federal and community relations, workforce development, and volunteer services. In addition, Nick worked as the assistant to the president and CEO of Alabama Power after beginning his career with Alabama Power as the federal legislative relations director. Nick earned his undergraduate degree from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and a Juris Doctor from the Birmingham School of Law in 2008. He serves on the boards of directors of A.G. Gaston Enterprises, Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Alabama Sports Council, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center, Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Foundation, and the Greater Birmingham Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Sellers and his wife, Julie, are the parents of three children, Annie, Maria and Nicholas. He is 2014 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network .