Tucker will oversee DeKalb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth and Rockdale counties
ATLANTA – Georgia Power has announced that Deon Tucker has been named the Metro North regional director in the Atlanta area, effectively immediately. In her role, she will lead the company’s external affairs activities for DeKalb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth and Rockdale counties. She will also provide leadership and support for power delivery, customer service, sales, and community and economic development to bring value to customers.
Prior to her current role, Deon served in Macon as a regional director, serving 136,000 customers in a 22-county area. Previously, she worked in the Metro Atlanta Region as an area manager and assistant to the senior vice president. As area manager, she was responsible for the eight cities in South Fulton County where she managed external effectiveness which included serving as a point of contact for local legislators. In the role of assistant to the senior vice president of Metro Atlanta Region, Deon was responsible for supporting the senior vice president with company operations, sales, customer service, external affairs, and economic and community development activities for 1.2 million customers across Metro Atlanta.
Deon began her career with Georgia Power in 1994 as a temporary customer service representative. Since then, she has held various positions throughout the company — including human resources associate, scheduling analyst, customer service supervisor, assistant to the manager of customer field services, field operations and development manager, region customer service manager and sales and service manager for Georgia Power’s statewide, 24-hour call center.
Additionally, Deon is active in the community and currently co-chairs the Forward Macon campaign, an economic development effort of the Macon-Bibb County Chamber and is a graduate of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute, the Georgia Academy for Economic Development and Leadership Henry.
Deon holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Troy University.