Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy

Vice President
Marketing and Economic Development

Patrick is vice president of Marketing and Economic Development for Alabama Power Company, an electric utility that provides reliable, affordable electricity to more than 1.4 million customers across the state. He leads the company’s growth initiatives for generating revenue through sales, technical support, commercial business development, and economic and community development. In addition, he is responsible for Alabama Power’s major accounts in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors, and for forecasting.

Before assuming his current responsibilities in October 2018, Patrick was Alabama Power’s vice president for economic and community development. He began his career with the company in 2011 as a senior project manager in the Economic and Community Development department and later was named the department’s manager.

Patrick is the current president of the Economic Development Association of Alabama. He also sits on numerous boards, including those of the Auburn University Harbert College of Business, the Government and Economic Development Institute at Auburn University, and the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation. Patrick is a member of the Leadership Alabama class of 2018. He also belongs to numerous civic organizations, including Birmingham Kiwanis and the Birmingham Monday Morning Quarterback Club.

Patrick is a graduate of Auburn University. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, Kerri, and their four children.

“Economic development requires partnerships across all facets of our business and state. I enjoy being a part of that process, leading a team who works tirelessly to bring investments to Alabama, building those relationships and watching our communities grow.”

-Patrick Murphy

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