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Tris Swindle

Principal Buyer
Southern Company Generation

Tris Swindle is a Principal Coal Buyer for Southern Company. Southern Company purchases over 35 million tonnes of coal annually. 

Tris has over 25 years of buying experience with Southern Company, and over 30 years' experience in the electric utility industry. In his experience at Southern Company, Tris has purchased coal from all over the world, including Russia, South Africa, Australia, and Colombia, as well as from all domestic sources within the United States. 

Tris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Alabama, and a Juris Doctor in Law degree from the Birmingham School of Law. He is a member of both the Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Associations.

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