Wes Hudgens serves as a Community Development representative with Gulf Power where he leads, supports and engages in efforts to make Northwest Florida a growing and vibrant community that enables prosperity for all. Previously, he served in Community Relations and Customer Service. He is the co-chair of the regional Entrepreneurship & Innovation Council — one of the strategies developed as part of the Northwest Florida Forward effort. Deeply committed to his community, Wes serves on the board of the United Way of Escambia County, Board of Governors for Fiesta of Five Flags, and is a member of both Seville Rotary and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. A native of Pensacola and graduate of Florida State University, Wes and his wife, Stephanie, have a daughter, Kayla.