Vice President, Birmingham Division, Alabama Power
As vice president of Birmingham Division, Porter is responsible for providing reliable service to more than 430,000 customers in north central Alabama. The Birmingham Division encompasses all of Jefferson County, most of Shelby County and parts of four other counties. Porter has held positions of increasing responsibility during his career at Alabama Power. They include senior corporate recruiter, senior human resources business representative, customer service supervisor, assistant business office manager, lead human resources business consultant, assistant to the executive vice president of External Affairs, Birmingham Division area manager and director of Customer Services. He became vice president of Human Resources and Ethics in 2014. Porter graduated cum laude from Tuskegee University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. While at Tuskegee, Porter was a four- year letterman in football and an All-Conference scholar-athlete. Porter later received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).