Jared Mitchem serves as Regional Vice President for TVA’s South Region. In this role he is responsible for leading a dynamic team of professionals to create value for TVA stakeholders in north Alabama. The South Region team works hard to solve problems, find opportunities for mutual success, and strengthen partnerships with customers, government officials, and community leaders.
Jared most recently worked in TVA’s Office of the General Counsel (OGC). During his time with OGC, he held various leadership positions and was responsible for overseeing and leading teams responsible for each of the several legal functions of the office, including Litigation, Commercial, Environmental, and Employment Law. His broad TVA experience also includes leadership roles in the Pricing & Contracts organization and with Economic Development. Prior to joining TVA, Jared served as a civil litigation attorney in private practice in Alabama and for a large oil and gas company in Houston, Texas.
A native of Alabama, Jared grew up in Mobile and Birmingham. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama and law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law. Jared is married to Erika Mitchem and has three children, Mazie, Charlie, and Edison. Jared lives in Madison, Alabama.
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00:00 Start00:10 Wind Power03:01 Singing River Trail/Regional Asset05:40 Higher Purpose/Public Good10:44 Dedicated Employees/Long Careers18:32 Recruiting23:37 Infrastructure Demands28:03 Selling Excess Power34:00 Orchestrating Supply & Demand35:45 Raccoon Mountain42:25 TVA is Unique48:40 TVA Naming Issue?
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