Jackie Collins, CPA



Jackie Collins, CPA

Retired Executive, Former VP & Director, Internal Auditing, Southern Company



Jackie Collins, CPA, is a retired corporate executive and former vice president and director of Internal Auditing for the Southern Company. During his 27 year tenure, Mr. Collins assumed a number of progressively responsible positions, including chief audit executive, assistant comptroller, and accounting research manager.

Prior to joining the Southern Company, Mr. Collins served as director of Technical Services at Associated Regional Accounting Firms and was an audit manager at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young).

Mr. Collins earned a bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College, a master’s in business administration from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a professional accounting certificate from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business.