John L. Hutchinson is responsible for all of Gulf Power Company’s public relations, community development, and economic development activities. Prior to his present position, he was general manager of public affairs and corporate services for Gulf Power. He has a degree in journalism from Louisiana State University.
Hutchinson has also been active in the community, representing Gulf Power Company in many different venues from making frequent public presentations to serving on community/civic boards and task forces. He currently serves as chairman of Florida’s Great Northwest, the region’s economic development organization, and is chairman-elect of the Greater Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce. He has been named Community Leader of the Year by the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, Communicator of the Year by the Florida Public Relations Association, and listed on the Pensacola Independent News list of “Most Powerful and Influential People in Northwest Florida.”