Sloane N. Drake
Senior Vice President of Human Resources Georgia Power and Southern Company
Sloane Drake is senior vice president of Human Resources for Georgia Power and Southern Company. She leads the HR East Region Organization, which includes talent management, diversity and inclusion, volunteer services, labor relations, health and well-being services, and HR delivery for Georgia Power; oversight of HR for Southern Company Gas; and talent acquisition, talent management and the development of diversity & inclusion strategies for Southern Company.
Drake joined Southern Company in 2001 as a participant in Georgia Power's Professional Development Program, and has held several positions in Southern Company's HR organization, including the dual role as assistant to the vice president of Human Resources and talent manager. In these roles, she supported strategic initiatives across all areas of human resources and led the development of solutions to enhance leadership and employee development, as well as diversity and inclusion. She also led the HR team responsible for HR delivery and staffing for Southern Company's two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle, located outside of Augusta. Prior to her current position, Drake served as director of Human Resources at Southern Company, where she was responsible for providing HR consulting services for accounting, finance and treasury, marketing services, human resources, system air, general counsel, external affairs, internal auditing and information technology.
Drake graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Active in her community, Drake serves on the board of directors for the Anti-Defamation League Southeast, Atlanta Children's Shelter, Technical College System of Georgia, Southeast Labor and Management Public Affairs Committee, and Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission.