For Immediate Release
BALTIMORE (Nov. 5, 2019) – Robert Matthews, currently director of BGE Talent Management and Talent Acquisition, has been named chief of staff to Calvin Butler, Interim CEO of Exelon Utilities and BGE CEO. Kim Curry, currently chief of staff to Butler, will take a new role leading the Legal Claims department. Curry, who is an attorney, will oversee the company's claims litigation and customer claims team.
"It has been a pleasure working with Kim on many successful initiatives during her tenure as chief of staff, and I am excited for her to apply her legal expertise in this critical and expanded claims role for the company," said Butler. "I look forward to working with Robert. Robert's ability to collaborate, work in the communities we serve and lead our talent management efforts make him a great fit for my chief of staff. Our talented people and our customers are at the heart of everything we do."
In addition to managing the CEO Staff function and advising on a range of issues that affect BGE and Exelon Utilities, Matthews will continue to lead BGE's workforce Development initiatives. He will also chair BGE's Diversity and Inclusion Council, which is an employee organization tasked with driving diversity and inclusion initiatives across the company. Matthews joined BGE in 2005, having previously held human resources roles with Vertis Communications and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Matthews serves on the boards of the Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School and Bon Secours Health System Foundation. Baltimore City Public Schools recently recognized Matthews' work to connect vocational high schools with energy career opportunities at BGE, Exelon and area contractors with an Outstanding Business Partnership Award. Matthews is a member of the 2019 GBC Leadership Program. Matthews, a native Baltimorean, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and master's degrees in Business Administration and Counseling.
BGE, founded in 1816 as the nation's first gas utility and headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland's largest natural gas and electric utility. The company's approximately 3,200 employees are committed to safe and reliable energy delivery to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. In the J.D. Power 2017 and 2018 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study SM BGE was ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Business Electric Service in the East among Large Utilities. In addition, in the J.D. Power 2018 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study SM BGE received Best in Customer Satisfaction with Business Natural Gas Service in the East. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider. Connect with BGE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, and engage with the latest BGE stories on bgenow.com.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (or "BGE") received the highest score in the East Large segment of the 2018 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study and the East Region of the 2018 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study of electric and gas utility customer satisfaction among business customers. Visit jdpower.com/awards.