Josh Deason

Military Talent Acquisition Partner
Southern Company

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Josh Deason is a Senior Military Talent Acquisition Partner at Southern Company. Prior to joining Southern Company, Josh served on active duty in the US Army for 14 years. He spent 11 of his 14 years with the Army Recruiting Command where he was in command of recruiting offices in Pensacola, Florida, Florence, Alabama, and was the center commander for the Army Medical Department Recruiting Office in Los Angeles, California.

In his current role with Southern Company, Josh partners with hiring managers and recruiters to fill their talent pipelines with quality military talent. He manages external military partnerships, fosters working relationships with Transition Assistance Programs nationwide, and serves on the leadership committee for one of the company’s Veteran Employee Resource Groups. Josh completed his undergraduate studies and his MBA at Columbia Southern University and currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama.