Tom Hawkins is the retired President of Atmos Energy, Louisiana Division. He maintained overall responsibility for the Atmos operations in Louisiana including marketing, regulatory, legislative, compliance, human resources and public affairs. He previously served as the President of Atmos Energy, West Texas Division from November, 2000 to June, 2004.
Tom joined Atmos as Vice President – Planning and Budgeting in 1997 following the company’s acquisition of United Cities Gas Company. During his tenure with Atmos, Tom has served as Interim Controller and chaired the Atmos Rate Council and the Atmos Retirement Committee. Prior to joining Atmos, Tom was Vice President of Finance for United Cities from 1988 until 1997. Until 1988 he was an audit manager for Arthur Andersen in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Heritage Propane, the nation’s 4th largest propane company. He is associated with the American Gas Association, Southern Gas Association and the Louisiana Gas Association.
He received his Bachelors’ degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and is a certified public accountant. He has also completed the University of Tennessee’s Executive Development Program.