At ComEd, leadership means integrity, forward thinking, openness to ideas and principled decision-making. ComEd has been serving the Northern Illinois region for more than 100 years. That kind of longevity doesn't happen by chance. It happens because of the men and women whose talents and skills guide our strategic direction and inspire others to follow their lead.
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President and Chief Executive Officer
Anne Pramaggiore is president and CEO of ComEd, an electric utility company delivering electricity to 3.8 million customers in Chicago and Northern Illinois.
Pramaggiore joined ComEd in 1998 to work on the company’s transition to competitive energy markets under the Illinois Consumer Choice Law of 1997. In her role as ComEd’s lead lawyer and as head of Regulatory Policy, she led major policy work around the restructuring of the Illinois electric industry.
In 2009, Pramaggiore was appointed as ComEd’s COO and became responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations on the electric grid and in customer operations. In that role, she led the company’s effort to set the legislative framework for ComEd’s smart grid build-out, a leading model nationally for modernizing one of the largest utility systems in the country.
Pramaggiore was promoted to her current position in February 2012. She is the first female to hold the post of president and CEO at the electric utility.
Pramaggiore serves as a board member of Chicago Federal Reserve Board, Motorola Solutions, Inc., and several civic and community organizations.
She is a 1989 graduate of DePaul University School of Law and served as editor-in-chief of the school’s Law Review. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Theater from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
As executive vice president and chief operating officer, Donnelly leads ComEd’s day-to-day operations. He is responsible for performance in operations, safety, service reliability, customer satisfaction, financial management and smart grid development.
ComEd is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd delivers electricity to approximately 3.8 million residential and business customers across northern Illinois, including the City of Chicago, or 70 percent of the state’s population.
Donnelly began his professional career at PECO in 1983 and has more than 30 years of experience in the utility industry.
He previously served as ComEd’s executive vice president of Operations, leading all energy delivery and transmission system operations. Donnelly has held several other executive positions covering a broad range of functions for ComEd and PECO.
Donnelly serves on the board of directors for Edison Illuminating Companies, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the Joffrey Ballet Chicago and the Big Shoulders Fund. He also serves on the board of trustees and quality committee at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
Donnelly earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA degree from Temple University.
Senior Vice President, Legislative and External Affairs and Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer
Fidel Marquez is responsible for the overall leadership of ComEd’s legislative affairs in the State of Illinois, relationship management with the City of Chicago and over 400 municipalities, large commercial and industrial customers and community and civic organizations in northern Illinois. In addition, Marquez is responsible for leading ComEd’s economic development strategy.
ComEd is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd delivers electricity to approximately 3.8 million residential and business customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s population.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon is the largest competitive U.S. power generator, with more than 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to retail and wholesale customers across 45 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to approximately 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).
Prior to his current appointment, Marquez served as senior vice president for Customer Operations, responsible for all customer support functions, including Customer Care Center, Customer Field Operations, Revenue Management and Advanced Metering Infrastructure. Marquez previously served as vice president of External Affairs and Large Customer Solutions. In that role, Marquez was responsible for overall leadership and relationship management with the City of Chicago and more than 400 municipalities in northern Illinois, as well as community and civic organizations within the ComEd service territory. This included advocating on behalf of ComEd on policy, service, and other issues. Prior to that position, Marquez served as vice president of Transmission and Substation Operations.
Marquez also spent more than two years as senior vice president of Electric Transmission and Distribution for CPS Energy in San Antonio, Texas, overseeing the planning, design, construction and maintenance operation of the transmission and distribution systems. Prior to that role, he served as the director of Transmission Operations at ComEd for more than 17 years. He worked on the Unicom/PECO Merger Integration Team for Transmission Management and Transmission and Substation Processes.
A licensed professional engineer, Marquez received his master’s in business administration from Northwestern University. He also received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Marquez is a member of the Board of Trustees for BUILD, Inc; the National Museum of Mexican Art; Luna Negra Dance Theater; and Easter Seals of Metropolitan Chicago
Senior Vice President, Customer Operations
As senior vice president of Customer Operations, Jensen is responsible for overseeing all customer support functions, including Customer Financial Operations, Customer Care Center, Customer Field Operations, Customer Support and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
Prior to his current role, Jensen served as vice president of Marketing and Environmental Programs and oversaw the company’s $250 million portfolio of customer energy solutions programs, including energy efficiency, demand response, low-income energy assistance, and marketing programs. He also was responsible for design and management of an innovative set of customer solutions as part of ComEd’s AMI rollout.
Jensen joined ComEd in 2008 after eight years at ICF Consulting, where he was senior vice president. Jensen worked for the U.S. Department of Energy from 1994 to 1999, directing the Chicago office from 1996 to 1999. During his tenure, Jensen was responsible for the overall management of nearly $100 million in grants and contracts to organizations involved in technology development and deployment.
Jensen also spent 11 years at the Illinois Department of Energy as a manager of strategic planning. He oversaw Illinois’ statewide electric and natural gas integrated resource planning program. In total, he has more than 20 years of experience with utility resources planning, energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.
Jensen was the recipient of the Chairman’s Award from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance in 2004.
Jensen was a founding board member of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, which was established in 1999. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and serves on the boards of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind.
Jensen holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Hamline University and a master's degree in public affairs from the University of Minnesota.
Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Energy Policy and General Counsel
Verónica Gómez, senior vice president of Regulatory and Energy Policy and General Counsel, serves as the primary legal advisor to ComEd’s senior management and oversees the company’s regulatory policy and strategy and rates functions.
Gómez previously served as the vice president and deputy general counsel for litigation at Exelon, ComEd’s parent company. In that role, Gómez was responsible for litigation cases on behalf of all Exelon companies, including ComEd. This litigation included third-party disputes and litigation in support of multi-billion dollar transactions. Prior to joining Exelon, Gómez was a litigation partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg and before that at Schopf & Weiss (now Honigman Miller), where she served on the Executive Committee.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Treasurer
Joseph Trpik, senior vice president, CFO and treasurer, is responsible
for all finance activities, including financial reporting and analysis,
budgeting, business planning, financings and risk management.
ComEd is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd delivers
electricity to approximately 3.8 million residential and business
customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with
approximately $33 billion in annual revenues. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon is the largest
competitive U.S. power generator, with more than 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity
comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s
Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to retail and wholesale
customers across 45 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon’s utilities deliver
electricity and natural gas to approximately 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE),
northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).
A certified public accountant in Illinois and Florida, Trpik joined Exelon Corporation, in 2001 and
for three years served in director level positions in corporate accounting and corporate financial
planning and analysis. He was responsible for enhancing the accounting, internal reporting and
external reporting and controls processes for Exelon.
Prior to his current position, Trpik served as vice president and assistant corporate controller. He
played a key role in a number of significant potential business transactions and initiatives, the
implementation of new accounting standards and the accounting and funding of Exelon’s pension
plans. Prior to joining Exelon, Trpik was a senior manager with the public accounting firm
PricewaterhouseCoopers in Philadelphia.
Trpik is active in various community activities, including his position as a board member of the
School of the Art Institute in Chicago and mentor at DePaul University.
He is a graduate of Florida State University and has bachelor’s degrees in accounting and
Senior Vice President, Technical Services
M. Michelle Blaise, senior vice president of Technical Services, is
responsible for Engineering, Project Management and Smart Grid &
Technology for ComEd.
ComEd is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd
delivers electricity to approximately 3.8 million residential and business customers across
northern Illinois, including the City of Chicago, or 70 percent of the state’s population.
Prior to her role as senior vice president of Technical Services, Blaise served as vice president
of Engineering and Project Management and oversaw maintenance, reliability, and capacity
planning. She was also responsible for planning and execution of transmission and substation
projects as well as execution of Energy Infrastructure Modernization (EIMA) program.
Blaise has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in customer operations,
strategic planning, distribution operations and engineering including manager of Construction
and Maintenance, Manager of Strategic Planning, and Manager of Business Planning.
Blaise serves as a member of the board of directors for the Women’s Business Development
Center and on the board of trustees of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Blaise holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of
Technology, and a Masters in Business Administration from DePaul University.
Senior Vice President, Distribution Operations
Tim McGuire, senior vice president of Distribution Operations, oversees ComEd’s 11,000 square mile electric distribution system including field engineering, field and dispatch operations, construction as well as new business operations. McGuire also serves as the primary field operations advisor to ComEd’s senior management and oversees the company’s safety and human performance, reliability and field operations.
Tim joined ComEd in 1980 as a Field Engineer in the Northbrook Office. Since then, he has held numerous leadership and technical positions in Transmission and Substation, Distribution Operation, Regional Planning, Engineering, Public Affairs, New Business and Customer Service.