MLGW Board Chairman Mitch Graves announced his transition plan for MLGW following the October 14, 2022 effective date of the resignation of President and CEO J.T. Young.
“By Charter, I will serve as Acting President and CEO in addition to remaining as Board Chair, until a new President and CEO is nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Memphis City Council.
To facilitate the efficiency of day-to-day operations, I have appointed Alonzo Weaver, current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, to serve as Interim Chief Utility Officer. He will be responsible for the day-to-day functions of the President’s office and will have authority to execute documents binding MLGW, subject to established contracting limits requiring Board and Council approval.”
Commissioner Mitch Graves MLGW Board Chairman
Board Chairman Graves
Sr. VP/COO Weaver
MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 440,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.