Greg Barker has been named president of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. He succeeds Steve Spencer, who recently retired.
Barker most recently served as executive vice president of customer services for Alabama Power. Prior to joining Alabama Power, Barker served as president of the Calhoun County Economic Development Authority and as executive vice president of the Metropolitan Development Board for the Birmingham region. He has more than 35 years of experience in recruitment, expansion and innovation efforts in the Southeast.