John Nanney is Vice President, Economic & Industrial Development for Jackson Energy Authority where he has worked the last twelve years in the area of industrial retention and recruitment. John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Memphis. Prior to working with JEA, John had over twenty years of experience in the field of facilities management and engineering. He has achieved certifications in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama – Birmingham, Key Account Management through the American Public Power Association, and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) through the Association of Energy Engineers. Mr. Nanney also serves on the Industrial Development Board of the City of Jackson.