Ray Hardin is General Manager at Decatur Utilities (DU). Prior to joining DU, Hardin worked 16 years in various operations and leadership positions with Alabama Gas Corporation, reaching the position of General Manager for the Birmingham Division.
His civic involvement has included serving as a Rotarian for over 20 years, including 10 years in Decatur. He has served on several civic and non-profit boards in various communities. Hardin currently serves as a board member for the Decatur/Morgan Chamber of Commerce, North Alabama Industrial Development Authority, Electric Cities of Alabama and Alabama 811.
He is a native of Birmingham and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University. He recently earned the professional designation of Certified Power Executive (CPE) from the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA).