Leigh Davis Perry, vice-president of Charitable Giving and president
of the Alabama Power Foundation, was honored at the Brock School of
Business Beta Gamma Sigma induction ceremony Friday, April 29. Beta
Gamma Sigma is an international honor society that provides the highest
recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive as an
undergraduate or post-graduate program at an AACSB accredited school.
Davis Perry is a graduate of the Brock School of Business’ MBA program
and is a current member of the Advisory Board. Leigh has served in many
capacities at Alabama Power for more than 15 years, in the areas of
real estate, information technology and economic and community affairs.
In late 2010, she was chosen to lead the largest corporate foundation
in Alabama, the Alabama Power Foundation. The foundation also is one
of the top 25 foundations in the country. Leigh’s experience, leadership
role and service to Alabama Power meet the criteria for the honor she
received from the Brock School’s Beta Gamma Sigma chapter.
embodies everything we look for in an honoree. She was an excellent
MBA student and she has been very successful in her career, leaving her
mark on the company she works for,” according to professor of finance at
Samford University, Steven T. Jones.
Jones added that
Leigh was very impressed with the new inductees into Beta Gamma Sigma
and was honored to receive this recognition from the Brock School of
Twenty-two students were inducted into the Beta
Gamma Sigma Chapter. The new inductees include 14 undergraduate and
eight graduate students.