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At BGE, leadership means integrity, forward thinking, openness to ideas and principled decision-making. BGE has been serving Central Maryland for more than 200 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.
Our values are part of our daily operations and our commitment to the region. BGE defines itself through how we operate and what we believe. Our values reflect the principles we stand for and guide our actions and our interactions.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Carim V. Khouzami is the president and chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), the nation's first gas utility. Khouzami oversees safety, reliability, customer service, financial performance and BGE's commitment to creating an inclusive culture. BGE is Maryland’s largest electric and natural gas utility, employing about 3,200 people and serving 1.3 million electric and 700,000 gas customers in central Maryland.
Khouzami previously served as the chief operating officer of Exelon Utilities, overseeing the daily administrative and operational functions for Exelon’s six regulated utilities, including BGE, as well as managing large investment projects that span all the Exelon utilities. Prior to that, Khouzami served as the chief financial officer of Exelon Utilities, responsible for overseeing the treasury, financial planning and analysis, and accounting functions for the six Exelon utility companies. He has held other leadership roles within financial, strategic and operational roles at Exelon and BGE.
Khouzami serves on the boards of several prominent Baltimore-based organizations including the Baltimore Community Foundation, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore Development Corporation, Bridges Baltimore, Baltimore's Promise, and Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Inc. He is also on the Exelon Foundation Board.
Khouzami earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and communications studies from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.
Vice President of Customer Operations
Ajit Apte is vice president of customer operations. He is committed to helping position BGE's Large Customer Services team as trusted energy advisors and has a lifelong commitment to innovation and developing people.
Apte was previously vice president of technical services and was responsible for asset records management, distribution engineering, distribution planning, electric system reliability planning, investment strategy, project management, Smart Grid initiatives, and vegetation management. Prior to that, Apte served as the director of customer strategy and governance, where he developed and led an enhanced customer engagement strategy in support of BGE's customer-centric focus. This included initiatives such as the launch of BGE Marketplace and the MDM upgrade, the cross-OpCo ePay project and Prepaid Power pilot implementation, and a push to increase the number of customers who opt in for e-bills, resulting in improved customer satisfaction and significant cost savings.
For five years prior to his joining BGE, Apte was director of information technology for Exelon Utilities, where he was responsible for metering, billing and customer care platform post-launch. He also held IT leadership positions at Constellation, where he worked for a decade after joining the company in 2002.
Prior to his Exelon roles, Apte was managing principal at Mastech Corporation and IT analyst at Tata Consultancy Services.
Apte is a board member of Creative Alliance, a Baltimore non-profit organization that builds communities by bringing together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts and education programs and engage in the creative process. He received the Professional Achievement Award from the Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers in 2017 and he completed Howard County Leadership in 2019.
Apte has a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from SV National Institute of Technology in Surat, India, and a Master's in Electrical Engineering in Microprocessor Systems from the Maharaja Sayajirao University in Baroda, India.
Vice President, Support Services
Mike Cloyd is vice president of support services. In this role, he leads many critical areas of the company, including training, security, environmental management, performance assessment, fleet services, and real estate and facilities. He is also the company's chief safety officer, with oversight for the company's safety and wellness initiatives.
Mike currently serves as a board member on the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education. He previously served as a board member on the Fuel Fund of Maryland, from 2020 to 2022, and is also an alumnus of the Leadership Baltimore County, class of 2014.
Mike earned a bachelor's in computer science from the US Naval Academy and spent five years active duty in the US Navy. Most of his service was as a supply officer on the USS Abraham Lincoln. He also earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Operations Research from Carnegie Mellon University.
Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Strategy
Mark Case is vice president of regulatory policy & strategy. His responsibilities include regulatory and rate issues before the Maryland Public Service Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), electric and gas energy supply, PJM load settlement, energy efficiency, and BGE strategy and clean energy programs. He also leads BGE's demand response and energy efficiency programs.
Since he joined BGE in 1983, Case has held various leadership positions, including vice president of business performance, strategy and regulatory services from 2004-2007.
Case serves on the boards of the Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation and the Galesville Historic Society. He serves on the EEI State Regulatory Affairs Committee and the AGA Climate Sustainability Committee.
Case earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in administrative science from Johns Hopkins University. He has completed several management programs, including the Rutgers Program for Management Development, the Executive Management Program at Penn State University and Leadership Maryland.
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President
Derrick Dickens is the senior vice president and chief operating officer. Dickens oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, including safety, reliability, distribution, transmission, gas operations, fleet, projects and contracts, and technical services.
Prior to his current role, Dickens was senior vice president of customer operations and chief customer officer of Exelon-owned Pepco Holdings (PHI), where he had oversight of customer service functions, energy efficiency, and solar interconnections at Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power, and Pepco.
Dickens previously served as BGE's vice president of technical services from April 2016 to December of 2019 where he oversaw investment strategy, vegetation management, project management, and electric distribution engineering. He was also BGE's executive sponsor for innovation projects, which included pioneering unmanned aerial vehicle inspection capabilities and new electric system reliability technologies. He first joined the Exelon family of companies in 2004 at PECO in Philadelphia, serving as program manager of Distribution Reliability and Maintenance.
Dickens actively serves on both the Maryland Food Bank and the United Way of Central Maryland Board of Directors, as well as the Shock Trauma Center Board of Visitors. He also serves on the both the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) and the Southern Gas Association (SGA) Board of Directors. Dickens is also a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE).
Dickens holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Spring Garden College and an MBA from LaSalle University.
Vice President, Transmission and Substations
Carol A. Dodson is vice president of transmission and substations. In this role, she leads many critical areas of the company, including design and engineering of substations and transmission circuits, NERC and regulatory compliance and transmission and substations field operations, maintenance and construction.
Dodson joined BGE in 1988 and has held several executive positions in BGE, as well as Exelon Utilities in electric distribution, business transformation, technical services, utility oversight, customer services and support services. Other key leadership roles included electric distribution system operations, strategic customer engineering, several large IT projects, and substation support services. Prior to her current role, Dodson previously served as vice president of support services where she led training, security, environmental management, performance assessment, fleet services, and real estate and facilities. She also was the company’s chief safety officer with oversight for the company’s safety and wellness initiatives. Dodson is a member of the Southeastern Electric Exchange Executive Committee of the Engineering and Operations Division. She is the executive sponsor for the Network of Exelon Women-Baltimore, executive sponsor for BGE’s Women in the Field group, and executive sponsors for Equal by 30.
Dodson currently serves on the board of directors the Board of Visitors for the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. She was appointed by Governor Hogan and serves on the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Advisory Board. She also serves on the board for Business Volunteers Maryland and “The League” for People with Disabilities. She a member of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) Women’s Advisory Board and Executive Alliance. She is a graduate of Leadership Maryland, class of 2018, and Leadership Baltimore County, class of 2009.
Dodson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland with honors and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Baltimore. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Chief Customer Officer, Senior Vice President Customer Operations
Denise Galambos is the chief customer officer and senior vice president of customer operations. She is responsible for overseeing the processes, systems and planning that support internal and external customer interfaces, including BGE's customer contact centers, billing, accounts receivable and related services, service quality investigations, field and meter services, customer compliance and claims and energy assistance.
Denise has held several leadership roles at Exelon. Before moving into the chief customer officer role, she was vice president of utility oversight within Exelon Utilities and was responsible for identifying and developing policy positions which further the overall Exelon Utilities business strategy across multiple operating companies. She ensured coordination on key issues such as non-wires alternatives, distribution planning, decarbonization and electrification strategies. Prior to her policy role, she was vice president of human resources where she oversaw labor relations including a first contract negotiation, talent management, succession planning, compensation and diversity and equity and inclusion at BGE. Prior to her human resource role, she worked in Exelon's legal department as an associate general counsel for labor and employment.
Prior to joining Exelon, Denise was of-counsel at Morgan Lewis & Bockius in Washington, D.C., specializing in labor and employment law and a litigation attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Denise is active in the Baltimore community, serving on the boards of the Hippodrome Foundation, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, SquashWise, and Arts for Learning, Maryland.
Galambos is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School and received her bachelor's degree from Princeton University.
Vice President, Human Resources
Jen Herwig is vice president of human resources. She is responsible for the company's human resources and occupational health services activities.
Herwig was named vice president of human resources for BGE in June 2020 and is responsible for driving the talent management strategy, evolving culture programs and employee engagement, supporting leadership development, and furthering business objectives. Some key accomplishments include the launch of RISE (Racially Inclusive Safe and Equitable Community Initiative), a grass-roots effort addressing long-standing racial injustices and integrating a DEI focus into the talent management process focusing specific demographic groups to increase awareness of demographic and workplace trends, mitigate bias and barriers to advancement, and drive accountability toward more equitable outcomes in talent development and engagement. Herwig is also executive sponsor for Asian American Employee Resource Group, member of Pan Asian Leadership Council, partner in supporting Latinx Leadership Council, and member of the BGE DEI Council. Herwig has 25 years of progressive human resources experience across various industries. Prior to BGE, Herwig was vice president of human resources for Constellation, directing human resources’ efforts supporting Constellation's commercial retail and wholesale business. She has also held leadership roles at Under Armour, Wells Fargo and T. Rowe Price. Herwig had been associated earlier with Constellation as the executive director for human resources for corporate businesses including Finance, Risk, Supply Chain, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Regulatory. She also served as human resources co-lead for designing the new company BSC structure during the Exelon/Constellation merger.
Herwig serves as chair of the board of directors of Special Olympics Maryland, aiding the organization in championing their mission of providing personal development through year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. She is also a member of the Inclusivity Committee for the board of directors at Notre Dame Preparatory School and an active member of STRIVE, a racial equity task force. Herwig serves on the Board of Directors for Humanim, building pathways to employment, personal autonomy, and economic opportunity for those who need it most. She previously served on the advisory board of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Executive Programs, and as the long-range planning chair for the Bet Yeladim Preschool. Herwig Is also a graduate of the 2019 GBC Leadership class.
Herwig earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Vice President, Projects and Contracts
Frank J. Moffa IV is vice president of project and contract management, overseeing the majority of capital investments in the gas, electric distribution and transmission system. In this role, he leads teams responsible for the execution of these projects as well as managing BGE's contractual relationships with its engineering and construction vendors.
Prior to joining BGE in 2022, Moffa spent 19 years at PECO. While at PECO, he was the director of project and contract management and prior to that was the director of Bucks and Montgomery County regions. During his time with PECO, Moffa held several operational positions including the manager of the operations control center, vegetation management, construction, and emergency response divisions.
Moffa is a board member of Riverfront North Partnership in Philadelphia, a non-profit that is developing a trail system along the Delaware River in a previously heavily industrialized urban neighborhood. He is heavily involved in children's sports as both a coach and volunteer in his community. He is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Philadelphia.
Moffa has bachelor's degrees in both management and management information system from La Salle University and an MBA from St. Joseph's University.
Senior Vice President, Governmental, Regulatory, and External Affairs
Alexander G. Núñez is senior vice president of governmental, regulatory, and external affairs. Núñez oversees the company’s strategic direction and initiatives, regulatory work, state, local, and municipal government engagement, energy acquisition, marketing and communications, economic development, strategic customer-facing programs, and efforts to drive a meaningful, positive impact in its communities.
Núñez previously served as senior vice president of regulatory and external affairs, overseeing strategy and regulatory affairs, governmental and external relations, communications and marketing, economic development, community relationships, and relationships with the company's large customers. Prior to that role he was the company's vice president of governmental and external affairs, where he was responsible for managing the company's relationships with Maryland's state and local elected and appointed officials, as well as with the various state and local government agencies. In his earlier roles at BGE he served as director of state affairs and as senior public affairs representative and Annapolis counsel. Before joining the company in 2001, he worked for the Maryland General Assembly for several years, where he served as Committee Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee of Maryland.
Núñez contributes actively to several community and business organizations. Núñez serves as vice-president of the Walters Art Museum Board of Trustees and as chair of its Engagement Committee. He is vice chair of the Board of Trustees for the Chesapeake Bay Trust and serves as the chair of its Programs and Partnerships Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Tech Council. He is chair of the Corporate Advisory Board for the Baltimore chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America. Núñez currently serves as an appointee on the Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs and previously served on the Governor’s Workforce Development Board.
Núñez is a graduate of The LEADERship Class of 2018. He is also a graduate of the Leadership Maryland Class of 2005 and served on its board of directors for several years. Núñez represented the company in the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, including on its Legislative Committee, Environment Committee, and Civil Liability Committee. He was a founding member of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Energy and Natural Resources Committee and is past-president of the Legislative Committee of the Maryland-D.C. Utilities Association.
Núñez received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctorate with honors from Valparaiso University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Maryland and in the United States Supreme Court.
Vice President IT, Chief Information Officer
Liz O'Connor is vice president of information technology. In this role, she is responsible for leading BGE's IT operations and transformational programs.
O'Connor previously served as vice president of Support Services and Chief Safety Officer. In this role, she led many critical areas of the company, including training, security, environmental management, performance assessment, fleet services, and real estate and facilities. O'Connor joined the company in 2004 and held leadership positions in Information Technology and BGE's Customer Operations organizations.
Liz volunteers her time coaching youth sports for Hero's club lacrosse and Sting basketball. She is a board member for the Ulman Foundation and an active supporter of the Chad Tough Defeat DIPG Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for childhood brain cancer.
Liz holds a business computer information systems degree from Hofstra University.
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Stacey Ullrich is vice president of communications and marketing. As BGE's chief communications and marketing officer she oversees initiatives to improve stakeholder interactions, employee engagement, increase organizational transparency, shape public dialogue and advocacy and build organizational reputation and trust. She is part of BGE’s Senior Leadership Team and Exelon Corporate Affairs leadership team coordinating communications and marketing functions at Exelon’s six energy delivery companies.
Prior to joining BGE in 2022, Stacey held leadership positions with Under Armour and the Under Armour Foundation, where she led the strategic direction, brand purpose and engagement of the company’s global investments, narrative, and outreach programs, as well as oversight and management of the Under Armour Foundation.
Over the past twenty-five years, in addition to Under Armour, Ullrich has held leadership roles at Constellation, P.W. Feats, EBA, Inc. and the PGA TOUR including tournaments on the Web.com Tour, previously known as the NIKE Tour and the Champions Tour. Throughout her career she has been a strategic thought partner to the business focused on driving brand equity, total addressable market growth, and positive social impact.
Stacey serves on the board of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, The Center Club, Project Pnuema, Ronald McDonald House of Maryland, iMentor and the University System of Maryland Foundation.
Ullrich holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Communications from Missouri State University. As a life-long learner, Ullrich is a graduate of Darden School of Business Leadership and Management Program, Leadership Maryland Alum and Weinberg Foundation Israel Mission Alumni.
David is the general counsel and is responsible for providing legal counsel across all aspects of the company's operation and in managing the company's Legal department. David also has represented the company in its external legal matters, rate cases, and other administrative and legal proceedings.
David joined Exelon in 2017, and prior to serving as associate general counsel for BGE, was an assistant general counsel for litigation in Exelon BSC, where he represented the company in a number of important matters, including the litigation over the Maryland Department of the Environment's relicensing of Conowingo Dam. Before joining Exelon, David engaged in civil practice as a member of national corporate law firms where he served as a partner, concentrating in complex commercial litigation and employment law. David also served in the public sector for several years in a number of key capacities, including the chief of litigation for Baltimore City, deputy city solicitor, and finally as the city solicitor of Baltimore City. While he was the city attorney, David was responsible for negotiating the Consent Decree with the United States Department of Justice to reform and restructure the Baltimore Police Department. David has over 25 years of experience in the legal profession.
David serves as an active member of the boards of directors for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, the Baltimore Courthouse & Law Museum Foundation, Inc., and the Living Legends Awards for Service to Humanity Foundation. He also serves as a mentor with Kappa League, a leadership development program focused on the educational, occupational, and social guidance of urban male students in grades 6 through 12. David serves as one of the seven members of the Maryland Board of Law Examiners -- the board appointed by the Supreme Court of Maryland to oversee the administration of the Bar Examination and the admission of all attorneys in Maryland.
David earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology (summa cum laude) from Fordham University and a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from the University of Maryland School of Law. He is also a graduate of executive programs at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and Columbia Business School.
Vice President, Electric Operations
Steven A. Singh is vice president of electric operations. In this role he leads the efforts of BGE employees and contractors in daily distribution operations, construction and maintenance activities, and first response. Singh is also responsible for design and engineering activities for new business and reliability of the electric distribution system.
Prior to his current position, Singh served as director, Security Programs and Compliance for Exelon Utilities, where he was responsible for leading the development of the comprehensive physical security strategy and programs for Exelon's utility companies. During his career, he has also held various roles of increasing responsibility in PECO Gas and Electric Operations, including director of Regional Electric Operations.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Vice President, Governmental and External Affairs
Charles Washington, Jr. is vice president of governmental and external affairs. He is responsible for shaping, leading, and directing the company's positions on legislation affecting BGE's customers. His organization, which includes state affairs, external affairs, community engagement, and economic development, primarily supports and builds strategic relationships with legislators, local officials, and communities.
Washington first started with Exelon in 2006. He was most recently director of governmental & external affairs for BGE, where he was responsible for the company's relationship with key state, county, municipal, and economic development stakeholders. Prior to joining BGE, he served in a similar role for Pepco and Delmarva Power in Maryland. Previously, Washington led the government affairs function for Total Wine & More, the nation's largest independent alcohol retailer. He was responsible for managing the legislative, regulatory, political, and coalition initiatives across Total Wine & More's 24-state footprint. Washington began his public affairs career with Duke Energy in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Washington is a 2008 graduate from Leadership Montgomery and is active with several local community and business organizations, including the Maryland Soccer Foundation (Soccer Plex) board and the BWI Business Partnership.
Washington earned an MBA from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and a global business degree from Spain's ESADE Business School. Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Davidson College in North Carolina.
Vice President, Gas Distribution
Dawn White is the vice president of gas distribution. In this role she is responsible for the safe operation of BGE's gas system including gas engineering and planning, control, regional gas operations, design services, damage prevention, regulatory compliance and integrity management functions.
Prior to her current role, White was the director of regional electric operations where she was responsible for the construction, maintenance, engineering and field operations of the electric distribution system and new business. She also served as the director of distribution system operations where she was responsible for the real-time operations of the electric distribution system. White has also held several leadership roles with increasing responsibility across the organization including manager of field operations, manager of investment strategy, manager of distribution, manager of methods and supervisor of distribution system operations training and procedures. White joined BGE in 2005 as an engineer and worked in several organizations through participation in the engineer rotation program.
White currently serves on the boards of The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and Prince George’s Community College Foundation Board. She is a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy, previously serving as the treasurer of the Baltimore Chapter. White is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
White earned her bachelor's in electrical engineering from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Loyola University of Maryland. White is also a graduate of the 2019 class of Leadership Baltimore County.
Vice President, Technical Services
Laura Wright is vice president of technical services, leading asset & records management, distribution engineering, distribution planning, investment strategy, special projects, innovation, data sciences and data analytics, Smart Grid initiatives, and vegetation management.
Wright was previously director of transmission & substation field services at BGE. In that role, she led the organization responsible for operations, maintenance, and construction of transmission and distribution substations and OH Transmission lines.
Wright has held several positions across BGE/Exelon since 1998 including, director of transmission & substation engineering, director of Exelon Utilities security programs and compliance, manager of design & engineering, manager of asset records management, manager of project management, principal engineer in meter engineering, and roles ranging from associate engineer through supervisor within automation & technology.
Wright is the Booster Club president for the Dallastown Area High School Marine Corps JROTC program.
Wright earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. She also earned both a bachelor's in mathematics and a bachelor's degree in physics, with honors, from Notre Dame of Maryland University.
President and Chief Executive Officer Exelon Corporation
Calvin Butler is president and chief executive officer of Exelon. Butler oversees Exelon’s six local electric and natural gas companies – Atlantic City Electric, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco. Together, they form the nation’s largest utility company by customer count, serving approximately 10 million electric and gas customers in New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois, Delaware, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. He serves as chairman of each utility’s board and also chairs Exelon’s executive committee.
Prior to being promoted to CEO on Dec. 31, 2022, Butler had been president and chief operating officer of Exelon. Previously, he served in roles of increasing responsibility at Exelon, including senior executive vice president and COO (2021), Exelon Utilities CEO (2019) and as CEO of BGE from 2014 to 2019. Prior to that role, Butler served as BGE’s senior vice president for Regulatory and External Affairs. He also held various leadership positions at ComEd, including senior vice president of Corporate Affairs and vice president of Governmental and Legislative Affairs.Before joining Exelon in 2008, Butler held senior leadership roles in external affairs as well as manufacturing with the print, digital and supply chain solutions company R.R. Donnelley. Butler spent his early career with Central Illinois Light Company (CILCORP, Inc.), where he worked in government affairs, legal and strategy.
Butler serves as an Executive Committee member and on the Board of Directors for the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). He is on the Board of Directors and serves as the vice chair of the Institute of International Education (IIE) and on the Board of Governors for Argonne National Laboratory. He is a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, on the Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Chicago and is immediate past chair of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Butler also serves on the Board of Directors for the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, the Caves Valley Golf Club and the Annika Sorenstam Foundation, in addition to the James Madison Council of the Library of Congress. He is a past chair of the Gridwise Alliance, an advocacy organization promoting modernization and innovation for the nation’s electrical grid.He has been recognized by several organizations for his leadership and community commitment. In 2021, The Daily Record named Butler to their “Power 100” list and has singled him out as one of its top 35 “Influential Marylanders,” as well as listing him three times as one of Maryland’s “Most Admired CEOs.” In 2020, he was honored with the BEYA Chairman’s Award, recognizing Black leaders for their meaningful contributions to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).That same year, he was named among Black Enterprise magazine’s “Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America,” and as Zpryme’s “ETS Thought Leader of the Year,” honoring those with the “inventive and brave vision needed to inspire the global energy ecosystem toward sustainable modernization.” In 2022, the Boy Scouts of America recognized him with the Distinguished Citizen Award. He has also been named by Baltimore magazine as one of its “Top Ten Baltimoreans.” He is an active member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Butler earned a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and a Juris Doctor degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo. He received an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Morgan State University in 2014.
Carim V. Khouzami is the president and chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), the nation's first gas utility. Khouzami oversees safety, reliability, customer service, financial performance and BGE's commitment to creating an inclusive culture. BGE is Maryland’s largest electric and natural gas utility, employing about 3,200 people and serving 1.3 million electric and more than 670,000 gas customers in central Maryland.
Khouzami serves on the boards of several prominent Baltimore-based organizations including the Baltimore Community Foundation, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore Development Corporation, and Bridges Baltimore. He also serves on the board for the Southern Gas Association.
He has been recognized for his leadership and community commitment. The Baltimore Business Journal named Khouzami a 2022 Power 10 CEO Honoree. The Daily Record named him one of their “Business Power Players” in 2022 and to their 2021 “Power 100” list.
Independent Director since 2012
Mr. Curtiss is a retired partner from the law firm of Winston & Strawn where he chaired the firm’s energy practice. His practice concentrated in energy policy and nuclear regulatory law. In 1988, President Reagan appointed Mr. Curtiss as a commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), where he served until June 1993. Before his service at the NRC, Mr. Curtiss was counsel to the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Mr. Curtiss is a former member of the board of directors of Cameco Corporation, a Canadian-based uranium producer, as well as Constellation Energy Group, an integrated energy company. He also served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. He is currently a member advisor of the Constellation Board’s Nuclear Oversight Committee. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and political science from the University of Nebraska and a J.D., with distinction, from the University of Nebraska Law School.
Independent Director since 2023
Mr. Lee is the chief executive officer, chief investment officer, and senior portfolio manager at Brown Capital Management. He is also a member of the board of directors and chairman of the Management Committee at Brown Capital Management.
Mr. Lee is a trustee of the board of visitors of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a member of the board of Governors of The Center Club of Baltimore. He is a former member of the Loyola University-Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management board of sponsors and a former trustee of the Baltimore Museum of Art, where he served on the museum's investment committee. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Mr. Marchant is a partner at Caldwell Partners International, Inc., an executive search and recruiting firm. Prior to joining Caldwell, Byron served as President and CEO of the US Naval Academy Alumni and Foundation for over 13 years. He was in the submarine service before transferring to the Naval Reserve in 1984, where he fulfilled numerous assignments in the Naval Reserve Intelligence program and attained the rank of commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves.
Mr. Marchant is a life member of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and a trustee of the Naval Academy Athletics and Scholarship Foundation. He also serves as a director of the Naval War College Foundation, the YMCA of Central Maryland, the Baltimore Community Foundation, the National Sailing Museum, and the Sailing Hall of Fame. He also serves as an honorary board member of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. He holds a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School.
Rachel Garbow Monroe leads The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, a $3.1 billion private charitable foundation dedicated to meeting the basic needs of people experiencing poverty. Monroe joined the Weinberg Foundation in 2005 as its first-ever chief operating officer and was promoted to president and CEO in 2010. The Foundation provides approximately $150 million in grants each year across the United States and Israel.
Monroe serves on the board of Laurel Strategies and the Kolker-Saxon-Hallock Family Foundation. In addition, she sits on the President's Advisory Council of the Greater Baltimore Committee. In 2022, she was selected to join the steering committee of Maryland Governor Wes Moore's transition team.
Monroe's most recent accolades include: Maryland Daily Record's Power 100 (2023, 2021); the City & State New York Philanthropy Power 50 list (2020); Baltimore Business Journal's Power 10 CEOs (2019); Maryland Daily Record's Influential Marylanders (2019); JPRO Network's Mandelkorn Distinguished Service Award (2017); and SmartCEO Magazine's CEO of the Year (2016).
She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and a Master of Management from Northwestern's J.L. Kellogg School of Management.
Mr. Regan is the President and CEO of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. Mr. Regan joined Whiting-Turner in 1980 as a project engineer. He worked on utility, public works and heavy industrial projects for several years including water, wastewater, power, and waste-to-energy projects. In the early 1990s, Mr. Regan helped expand Whiting-Turner's presence in the life sciences industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical processing, and various federal laboratory clients.
Mr. Regan serves on the boards of the Greater Baltimore Committee, the board of visitors of the University of Maryland, College Park School of Engineering, and the University of Maryland, College Park Foundation Board of Trustees. Tim is also the Co-Founder of TouchPoint Baltimore, which works to disrupt the historic isolation in the underserved West Baltimore community of Mondawmin. He is a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and holds his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Independent Director since 2021
Ms. Seto is a partner and endowments & foundations senior advisor at Brown Advisory, an independent investment management and strategic advisory firm. Prior to joining the firm, she was the executive vice president and chief operating officer at the Baltimore Community Foundation where she held various executive, operations and financial management roles during her 13 years of tenure.
Ms. Seto is a member of the board of directors for Creative Alliance and the Heifetz International Music Institute as well as serving as a member of the audit committee for the Baltimore Community Foundation. She holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University and an MBA degree from Johns Hopkins University and is a Maryland State Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership and the University of Baltimore Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program.
Independent Director since 2016
Ms. Tildon is vice president for state and local affairs for Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine where she spearheads Johns Hopkins’ legislative and regulatory agenda in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Florida. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins in April 2022, Ms. Tildon held progressively senior leadership roles with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Most recently she served as executive vice president, public policy and government affairs. Her previous professional experience includes serving in several senior roles in the Clinton administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce and practicing law at Venable, LLP, as a litigator with a focus on white collar criminal defense matters.
Ms. Tildon serves as a trustee on a number of boards of local companies and non-profits, including Chesapeake Insurance Company, Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and Health Care for the Homeless. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Boston University and a Juris Doctorate from American University, Washington College of Law. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations.