Jaime Hockin is Vice President of governmental and Legislative Affairs for Georgia Power. He has been associated with the Southern Company for more than 20 years. In January 2017, he was named Director of Legislative Affairs and promoted to his current role in 2022, where he is responsible for state and federal political activities as well as monitoring legislation and its possible impact on the company and its customers. Prior to joining Legislative Affairs, Hockin served as Region Director for Georgia Power’s Metro West Region where he was responsible for providing overall leadership for operations, sales, customer service, economic and community development, and external affairs for over 175,000 customers in Cobb, Cherokee, Paulding, and Douglas Counties as well as portions of Fulton County. Hockin began his career with Southern Company in the Professional Development Program at Georgia Power in 1998 and joined Southern Power in 2000, where he held positions in Financial and Contract Services, Product Development, and Commercial Operations. He returned to Georgia Power in 2011, where he served as Renewable and Green Strategies Manager and as the Cartersville Area Manager. He then served as Business Development Manager in the Acquisitions and Renewables group at Southern Power, with responsibility for acquiring renewable generation assets for the company. He would then go on to become the Assistant To the Executive Vice President of External Affairs. In the community, Hockin currently serves on the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business Alumni Board, the Georgia Transportation Alliance Board, the Path Foundation Board, and the Georgia Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Council. He is also a graduate of Leadership Cobb and Leadership Bartow. An honors graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Hockin also holds an MBA from the University of Georgia.