Horace Horn joined PowerSouth Energy in January of 2000 as Director of Government and Economic Affairs after retiring from USDA Rural Development. On June 1, 2003, Horn was promoted to Vice President of External Affairs. PowerSouth’s Vice-President of External Affairs is responsible for government relations, public affairs and economic development efforts in Alabama, Florida, and Washington D.C.
Governmental Affairs & Economic Development Manager
Taylor Williams is responsible for managing PowerSouth Energy’s economic development and governmental affairs divisions. He previously served as an Economic Development Representative and a Governmental Affairs Representative. Prior to joining PowerSouth in 2009, Williams worked as a corporate development project manager at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Williams earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and his master’s in business administration from Auburn University at Montgomery. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Association of Alabama.
As the Economic and Community Development Representative, Goodwyn directs the existing industry, economic development funding and community development initiatives in PowerSouth's service territory.
Prior to joining PowerSouth Energy in 2012, Goodwyn served as the District Director to Congressman Spencer Bachus. Goodwyn received a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Alabama and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Sewanee: The University of the South.
Scarlett Phaneuf is PowerSouth Energy’s Northwest Florida Economic Development Representative. Before joining the team, she was the Vice President of the Bay Economic Development Alliance and is the former Executive Director of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance.
Phaneuf has a Bachelor of Design and Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Florida. Because of this background, she enjoys helping relocating and expanding companies with their unique facility needs.
In 2016, she was recognized with the Dan Webster Young Innovator Award from the Florida High Tech Corridor in partnership with the Florida Economic Development Council. In January 2017, she was recognized by Developers Counsellors International as a member of its 40 under 40 Class of 2017.