J. Gary Meggs

J. Gary Meggs

Retired, Director—Risk Management

Contact Info

Southern Company
29 Alden Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30309



Gary Meggs retired in August 2015 as director, risk management, of Southern Company, where he provides ongoing consulting services. From 1987, he had overall responsibility for risk financing, administering property/casualty insurance coverages and providing other risk management services to Southern Company and its regulated and nonregulated business units.

Mr. Meggs received his bachelor of business administration degree as well as dual master’s degrees in business administration and in insurance from Georgia State University (GSU). He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management professional designations. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the GSU Foundation and on the Risk Advisory Committee of the Metro Atlanta YMCA. His past service includes Aegis Risk Management Advisory Committee, the Board and Executive Committee of the Y-Mutual Insurance Company, Energy Insurance Mutual (EIM) Strategic Planning Committee, (chair) EIM Insurance Advisory Committee, (chair) Edison Electric Institute Risk Management Committee, (chair) GSU Risk Management Foundation, and president of the Risk Management Society and CPCU Atlanta Chapters.