Capital City Bank Group appoints three directors
Stanley W. Connally Jr. is chairman, president and CEO of Gulf Power Company, a subsidiary of Southern Company, which is one of the largest producers of electricity in the United States.
Mr. Connally began his career with Southern Company in 1989 as a co-op student at Georgia Power’s Plant Yates, and held positions of increasing responsibility in customer operations, sales and marketing, and power generation at Georgia Power, Mississippi Power and Alabama Power before being named president of Gulf Power in 2012.
Mr. Connally earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed the Goizueta Executive Education Program at Emory University in 2004 and the Southern Company Senior Leadership Development Program in 2009.
In addition to his service on the Capital City Bank Group Board of Directors, Mr. Connally serves on the boards of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida Council of 100 and Enterprise Florida.
Mr. Connally has also been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Aerospace Alliance board, a four-state organization working to bring aviation-related jobs to the Gulf Coast and to Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc.
Eric Grant is president of Municipal Code Corporation (Municode), the nation’s largest provider of municipal solutions. He joined the Municode team in 2007 and served as vice president of the Supplement Department until September of 2012.
Prior to receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia, Mr. Grant attended the United States Naval Academy and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service while serving as a member of the United States Marine Corps.
In addition to being stationed in Virginia, Kentucky, California and abroad, Mr. Grant and his unit, the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, were deployed during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001.
Laura Johnson is founding artist and CEO of Coton Colors, a lifestyle brand in the giftware and home décor industries headquartered in Tallahassee, Fla.
Ms. Johnson first came to Tallahassee to pursue a degree in studio art at the Florida State University. Upon completion of her degree, she relocated to Atlanta, Ga., where she began a career in graphic design, but returned to Tallahassee in 1986 to start her own business. ■