Crosswhite and the Culture of Hate

With Alabama Power’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Crosswhite under fire for his steadfast support of his former employer, the embattled law firm Balch & Bingham, the Culture of Hate surrounding Alabama Power is indeed raising distress and concern inside the utility, according to our sources.

Southern Company, Alabama Power’s parent company, has been under intense scrutiny for the billion-dollar cost overruns at the Vogtle Nuclear Plant in Georgia and the Kemper Natural Gas Plant debacle in Mississippi.

Now comes Alabama Power and the Culture of Hate:

Balch & Bingham does not deserve a helping hand from Crosswhite or the publicly-traded utility, Southern Company.

So what is best for the shareholders?

The end of the long-standing relationship with Balch & Bingham or an unexpected but needed management change.