You know what they say: The race doesn’t always go to the swiftest. Sometimes it goes to the person who hangs in the longest—making perseverance, rather than speed, what it takes to cross the finish line.
Katrina Langford, CPP, knows the value of taking the long view. Employed by the Southern Company, an Atlanta-based owner of utilities throughout the country, Langford serves as accounting team leader/payroll, managing centralized payroll functions enterprise-wide. In this role, she consults with managers, supervisors, timekeepers and employees, ensuring that fair and equitable pay practices are followed. She also is chair for the Southern Company Accounting Finance & Treasury Safety committee, coordinating and facilitating organization-level safety meetings.
At the same time, she is a director for $45 million On The Grid Financial, having been elected to that position in 2018 after joining the board as supervisory committee chair in 2015, where she served until 2017.
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