A nearly 25-year veteran of the energy industry, Nigro leads Constellation, Exelon’s competitive retail and commodities businesses. He is responsible for the marketing of electricity, natural gas and other energy-related products and services to Constellation customers in 45 states, the District of Columbia and parts of Canada, as well as ensuring the optimization of Exelon’s generation portfolio by obtaining maximum value for power produced while managing risk for the company and its shareholders.
Professional HistoryNigro previously served as senior vice president, portfolio strategy, Constellation. In that role, which he assumed in March 2012, Nigro’s responsibilities included leading the portfolio management, structuring, quantitative analysis, transmission analysis, fundamental forecasting, strategic business systems and commercial transactions functions. Additionally, Nigro was responsible for the development, monitoring and implementation of portfolio strategy; the detailed screening, revenue net fuel pricing and commercial evaluation process for structured transactions, large capital projects and acquisition opportunities; fundamental commodity price forecasting, analysis and strategy of the financial transmission products portfolio and the business oversight of the commercial group technology budget.Nigro joined PECO Power Team in 1996 and held a number of roles of increasing responsibility for the trading and marketing organization throughout his tenure. Prior to joining Constellation, he was the senior vice president, portfolio management and strategy for Exelon Power Team. In addition, he led the merger integration for the Exelon Power Team wholesale trading and marketing organization with Constellation Energy. Previous roles included: vice president, structuring and portfoilo management; director, commercial transactions; manager, Northeast Region, responsible for the trading and marketing of Exelon’s assets in New England; integration lead - Power Team/Sithe New England Holdings; manager, financial trading - hedge book; and financial transactor.Prior to Exelon, he spent seven years with Phibro Energy, Inc., an independent oil trading and refining company, in Greenwich, Conn., and Houston.
EducationNigro received his bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Connecticut. He also completed the Exelon Leadership Institute Program in 2008 and the University of Chicago Executive Development Program in 2004.
Kathleen L. Barrón is Senior Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Market Policy, for Exelon Corporation. In that role, she oversees Exelon’s management of federal regulatory policies and strategies and is responsible for identifying and assessing key policy issues of interest to Exelon, crafting the company’s position on such issues, and developing strategies for achieving Exelon’s public policy objectives. She also is responsible for managing the company’s wholesale market design advocacy in each of the regional markets where the company operates.
Professional HistoryPrior to joining Exelon, Barrón was the Deputy General Counsel at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where she advised the Commission on all aspects of its responsibilities and represented the Commission before Congress, government agencies, and industry groups. Previously, Barrón was the FERC’s associate general counsel for energy markets, where she led a group of about 90 lawyers on legal and policy matters related to electric power sales and transportation, electric system reliability, corporate regulation of public utilities and natural gas and oil pipeline transportation. Prior to joining FERC, Barrón was in private practice with the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP. There, she represented utility and independent power producer clients in proceedings before FERC, U.S. Courts of Appeal, and state utility commissions.
Paul R. Bonney manages the legal affairs for Constellation's wholesale and retail commercial business and non-utility regulatory affairs for Exelon Corporation.
Professional HistoryBonney has held leadership roles with Exelon Corporation and PECO since 1990. He previously served as PECO's General Counsel and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs where he was responsible for managing PECO's legal and regulatory matters. He also helped lead the company through major strategic initiatives including restructuring to implement competitive wholesale and retail electric markets, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining PECO in 1990, Bonney was an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and a law clerk to the Honorable Edward N. Cahn, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He also worked for National Economics Research Associates, an economic consulting firm in Washington, D.C., and at the Board of Trade in Chicago.
EducationBonney received a bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University and a juris doctor degree from Georgetown University.
Jim Calabrese leads the IT Commercial & Wholesale team, responsible for technology of Constellation’s wholesale and retail lines of business, headquartered in Baltimore, MD. The IT Wholesale team enables wholesale trading and operations, generation dispatch, market bidding and scheduling, trade floor operations, portfolio strategy, risk management and finance management. The team focuses on integrating wholesale platforms, delivering new capabilities and meeting market and regulatory requirements.
Professional HistoryJim Calabrese, a 21-year veteran of the energy industry, joined Exelon (ComEd) in 1992, and Exelon’s commercial business, Power Team, in 2007. Prior to his role supporting Power Team, Jim worked in a wide variety of IT areas within Exelon, including application development and support, large project development, strategic planning, process management, executive/site support and data center operations. Jim has worked with most business areas of Exelon including the utilities, ComEd and PECO, Nuclear, Supply, Finance, Legal and HR.
EducationJim received his BS degree in Mathematics from Purdue University. Jim and his wife, Colleen, relocated to Baltimore from Kennett Square in 2012.
As Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – Retail, Ellsworth is responsible for the company’s business operations, pricing and product management, strategic and portfolio analytics and Constellation’s Commodity Management Group.
Professional HistoryEllsworth joined the Exelon Power Team in February, 2004 as Vice President of Fuels, working with both the Power Team and Exelon Power organizations to optimize the fuels purchasing, marketing and trading operations. After full careers in both the regulated and merchant energy arenas of the electric utility business, he spent 10 years with the Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) as a unit engineer, an energy planning specialist and a power plant project manager. In 1993, he moved to PG&E National Energy Group. There, he started in the power plant construction and controls areas, and then moved into marketing, power scheduling and asset management. By 1999, he was VP of PG&E National Energy Group’s trading and operations group. In that role, Ellsworth developed and directed the company’s fuel and asset management, strategic bidding, coal scheduling, power and gas operations activities for an 8,500-megawatt (MW) portfolio, in addition to other duties.
EducationEllsworth received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and his master’s of business administration from George Mason University.
Professional HistoryAs Senior Vice President, Gary is responsible for managing and expanding Constellation's load response and energy efficiency portfolio across North America, as well as our on-site customer solar sales. Gary joined Constellation in connection with Constellation's acquisition of CPower, Inc., one of the leading companies in demand response and energy management, in October 2010. As chief executive officer of CPower from 2007 to 2010, Gary was responsible for advancing the company's product portfolio and expanding its presence into new markets, as well as running the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining CPower, Gary served as Senior Vice President of SAP Managed Services, where he oversaw SAP's Hosting, Application Management and CRM on-demand businesses in the Americas. Gary also held various other roles at SAP including: Senior Vice President, SMB and Hosting; Chief Strategy Officer for SAP Markets, Inc.; and vice president, new business and partner solutions for SAP America, Inc. Prior to joining SAP in 1998, Gary worked at Unisys Corporation.
EducationGary earned a BS in Economics (Finance) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a BA in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from Columbia University Law School.
Pancho D. Hall is responsible for Constellation’s sales of electricity and natural gas supply, load response solutions, solar and energy efficiency projects to more than 100,000 commercial, industrial and public sector customers through multiple channels including regional sales, national accounts, public sector, solar, energy efficiency and load response teams.
Professional HistoryPancho Hall offers an extensive background of experience and success with a proven history. As a top-ranked leader, he successfully advanced through executive roles in Operations, Sales, Finance and General Management. Pancho’s passion, coupled with a polished, communicative style aids in his outright ability as a leader to dissect a business, transform and strengthen operations, energize and align teams, drive business growth and profitability, and achieve superior results.Pancho has worked across wide a range of industries including telecommunications and consumer products starting his career as a mechanical engineer with General Motors and Fermi Lab, later moving to AT&T and progressing through the ranks at PepsiCo and T-Mobile.Prior to joining Constellation, Pancho was Senior Vice President, Central Area for T-Mobile. In this role, Pancho was accountable for all T-Mobile business in the Central United States, a region representing $5 billion in annual sales and nearly $1 billion in EBITDA. Pancho and his team led 500 T-Mobile branded retail stores, 900 dealer partners, 2,100 National Retail Store relationships, and all B2B, commercial and key account sales.
A 29-year veteran of the energy utility industry, Huston oversees Constellation’s industry leading retail energy business and is responsible for marketing, sales, operations, fulfillment and product development of energy solutions in support of commercial, industrial and residential customers.
Professional HistoryHuston has overseen the development of Constellation’s retail business into a national leader offering customers a range of solutions to manage energy related costs over time. He has been a leader in the retail business since 2006 and led a series of acquisitions which became the foundation for Constellation’s retail business including AES NewEnergy, Alliance Energy Services, Kaztex Energy Management, Blackhawk Energy Services, StarTex Power, MXenergy and ONEOK Energy Marketing. Most recently, Exelon Energy Services and Constellation retail merged together. Today, Constellation has more than 100,000 commercial, industrial and government customers and nearly 1 million residential customers across 47 states, Washington DC and Canada.
Huston’s prior leadership positions at Constellation include: Co-President of Customer Supply overseeing competitive retail and wholesale businesses; VP of Electric Transmission & Distribution for BGE overseeing the design, engineering, construction and operations for the utility’s electric system; VP Corporate Strategy & Development overseeing strategy and acquisitions. Huston began his Constellation career as a summer student/scholarship recipient in 1981and worked as a co-operative engineering student until joining the company full time in 1986.
Local LeadershipHuston currently serves on the boards of Catholic Charities, Maryland Science Center and the Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation which oversees the five Baltimore City public golf courses. He has also served on other Boards including: Baltimore First Tee, University of Maryland’s Dean of Engineering Board of Visitors, Special Olympics Maryland, and Howard Community College Foundation. Huston served as Constellation’s 2011 United Way Chair.
EducationHuston received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering under the co-operative education program from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master's degree in applied management from the University of Maryland, University College.
As President – BGE HOME, Klages is responsible developing and executing the strategic plan that drives growth and earnings for the organization. In addition, he is responsible for overseeing the implementation of Constellation’s projects associated with the Energy Efficiency and Solar business lines.
Professional HistoryA 25-year veteran of the retail and energy services industry, Klages became head of BGE HOME in 2008, which is one of the largest home energy services providers in the country. He also served as Chief Customer Experience Officer from 2010-2012 and was responsible for developing a culture of service excellence. In 2012, Klages took on additional responsibility to lead the implementation arm of Constellation’s Energy Services business line. Klages worked in the retail side of the utility industry since he started with the company in 1988 and served various leadership roles in our merchandising and gas and appliance service divisions. He also has been instrumental in developing the strategic plans for BGE HOME since its inception in 1995 with the acquisition of Maryland Environmental Systems. Early in his career, Klages worked for Deloitte as a Management Consultant. He worked with large and mid-sized businesses mainly in the retail space focusing on process improvement.
EducationKlages received his Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Loyola University and his Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore.
A 22-year veteran of the energy industry focusing primarily on wholesale transactions, Liberatore leads the structured power, mid-marketing, and fuel origination groups. As Senior Vice President, he is responsible for coordinating Constellation’s wholesale customer business which includes power load serving, generator hedge contracts, and portfolio restructurings.
Professional HistoryLiberatore previously served as Managing Director, Head of Origination for the Constellation Commodity Group (CCG). In that role, he managed the company's national power origination function.Liberatore joined Constellation in 2000 as Vice President of Origination and became Managing Director of Origination, in 2005. He sponsored a variety of growth initiatives for the national platform including full requirements load serving, wholesale hedges for retail end users, and power purchase agreements for merchant generators.Early in his career, Liberatore held various engineering positions at Baltimore Gas and Electric focusing on transmission planning, generation planning, and bulk power marketing. He also spent three years at Cinergy Capital and Trade developing a northeast power marketing group.
Local LeadershipLiberatore currently serves as a board member on both the Catholic Community Foundation and the School Board of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
EducationLiberatore received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master's degree in business administration from Loyola University Maryland.
Jennifer E. Lowry oversees the strategic direction of Exelon Generation and is responsible for the thought leadership, project management, commercial transactional review and key strategic issues facing the operating company. Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer and in coordination with the Corporate Strategy and Development teams, responsibilities include leading the analysis and development of key Generation Company strategic issues, the commercial transaction function, and providing strategic and critical thinking in determining issues that will have a major impact on the company’s performance including investments, emerging technologies and businesses.
Professional HistoryPrior to this role, Lowry was the Treasurer of Constellation and has overseen Constellation’s treasury, investments, finance and insurance activities including cash management, financing and liquidity requirements, pension and nuclear decommissioning trust investment management, as well as insurance placement, renewals, and claims. As Treasurer and Vice President, she has been responsible for the financing of the business, cash and liquidity management, benefit and NDT investments and insurance for Constellation.
Prior to joining Constellation, Lowry served as Vice President of Project Finance for Cogentrix Energy, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary, where she oversaw all project financing activities. She held various department and finance positions at the AES Corporation where she oversaw treasury functions, the management of the corporate finance function for the parent company, and development and finance of acquisitions and international greenfield projects.
EducationLowry holds a Masters of Management degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management as well as a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Dartmouth College.
A 22-year veteran of the energy industry focusing primarily in the trading and marketing of power, Monaco is responsible for fuels, environmental and emission risk management and execution, upstream exploration and production, and proprietary trading (fuels, power and weather) for Constellation. As Senior Vice President, he is responsible for managing the performance of the proprietary trading book within the associated risk guidelines, managing the physical delivery of fossil fuels for Exelon's assets, optimizing Exelon's renewable portfolio and managing the Retail and Upstream Gas businesses.
Professional HistoryMonaco previously served as Vice President, Trading and Origination. He joined Exelon's power trading organization, Power Team, in 1995 as an originator focusing primarily in the PJM, New York, New England and eastern Canadian regions. With the merger of Unicom and PECO, Monaco took on additional responsibilities in trading, led the integration efforts in merging Unicom's generation portfolio into Exelon's trading platform and managed the PPA's associated with the sale of Unicom's coal fleet. Prior to joining the Exelon Power Team, Monaco was an Senior Economist with the with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) involved in developing rate structures for Municipal Electric Utilities and later the creation of NYPA's wholesale electric marketing group.
EducationMonaco has a bachelor's of engineering in electrical engineering from Manhattan College and a master's degree in finance from Pace University's Lubin School of Business.
Olivier oversees all human resources efforts supporting Constellation's commercial retail and wholesale businesses, headquartered in Baltimore, MD.
Professional HistoryOlivier has over 15 years of progressive human resources experience across various industries. She has held human resources roles at Westinghouse Corporation, FMC Corporation, and Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Constellation in 2010 as Executive Director of Human Resources for Constellation NewEnergy, she was a vice president at T. Rowe Price where she worked for 11 years supporting the Retail and Information Technology organizations.
EducationOlivier is a graduate of Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
Martin Proctor is Senior Vice President, State Government and Regulatory Affairs & Competitive Market Policy at Exelon Corporation. He assumed his current role upon closing of the merger between Exelon and Constellation in March 2012. Prior to the merger, he served as Senior Vice President, Energy Policy, for Constellation Energy. His current responsibilities include all state legislative and regulatory policy for Exelon’s competitive affiliates. His scope extends to all state government activities and related competitive matters throughout 47 of the lower 48 states.
Professional HistoryMr. Proctor joined Constellation’s power marketing division in 1997 as part of Constellation’s venture with Goldman Sachs, Constellation Power Source. Prior to his current position, Mr. Proctor was Vice President - West Origination at Constellation Power Source, developing wholesale structured sales throughout the WECC with particular focus on the California energy market. Prior to his roles at Constellation’s wholesale marketing and trading affiliate, Mr. Proctor served in multiple technical and engineering roles at Baltimore Gas & Electric’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, working in the Instrumentation & Controls, Design Engineering, and Procurement Engineering Departments from 1986 – 1996. Mr. Proctor served in the U.S Navy from 1980 from 1986, overseeing operations and maintenance in the Reactor Controls Division aboard the USS South Carolina, CGN-37. Mr. Proctor is a board member for the Partners in Excellence Program in Baltimore, MD which provide scholarships to inner city youth to attend catholic schools. He also serves on the board of the Baltimore Freedom Academy, a charter school in east Baltimore. He is the lead executive sponsor for an employee affinity group, the Exelon African American Resource Alliance. Additionally, he also served on the Corporate Diversity Council, which was formed to provide oversight and direction of Constellation Energy’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
EducationMr. Proctor holds a B.S. in Business & Management from University of Maryland - College Park in College Park, Maryland, and an M.B.A. from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Edward Quinn is currently the President of Constellation’s Wholesale business with responsibility for commercial activities and portfolio operations.
Professional HistoryPrior to this role, Ed served as the Senior Vice President of Wholesale Trading and Origination and was Co-Head of Constellation Energy Commodities Group.
In 2007, Ed was named Co-President of Constellation Energy’s Customer Supply Group, managing Constellation’s industry leading retail and wholesale power and gas marketing businesses. From 2001 to 2007, Ed worked in a variety of roles in wholesale power origination, culminating in his promotion to Co-Head of that business in 2005.
Before joining Constellation Energy in 2001, Mr. Quinn helped develop the industry-leading, pulp-and-paper risk management business for Enron North America. In addition, he served as an operations manager for International Paper Company in a packaging plant.
He also served as a nonprofit representative to the Presidential Commission on Environmental Quality, a government-industry-nonprofit coalition charged by President George H. Bush with developing recommendations that improved the environment and the bottom line.
EducationHe holds an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Boston College.
Stewart manages the mass markets business that serves over 1 million residential and small business customers, and he also oversees energy product and technology innovation, marketing and branding strategy, market insight and analytics, and channel and business development for Constellation’s commercial, industrial, public sector and residential markets.
Professional HistoryStewart’s experience includes 20 years of leadership, expertise and innovation with several leading consumer brands. Prior to Constellation Energy, he served as CEO of Mobile & Digital of KGB, the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services, where he had overall global business management, P&L and operations responsibility for KGB’s Mobile & Digital Division. He was also Vice President & General Manager for Yahoo! Inc.’s Connected Life division, where he served as a key member of the executive leadership team providing oversight of Yahoo!’s broadband, mobile and wireless, digital home and PC desktop application businesses in the Americas. He has also held executive-level management positions at America Online, Netscape, Exodus Communications, GlobalCenter Inc. and InterMedia Partners.
Local LeadershipStewart holds numerous professional and charitable board memberships. He is a member of the Collider Media Inc. Board, Xtone Inc. Board, Mater Dei School Board, and the New York State Bar Association. His previous board memberships have included serving on the CTIA Wireless Internet Caucus Leadership Board, National Cable Television Association (NCTA) Corporate Counsel Committee, Project Rebirth Board, Comprehensive Care Center, Inc. Board, and the Cable PAC President’s Club, among others. He was also a member of the Courageous Sailing Team affiliated with the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club in the 1987 America’s Cup.
EducationStewart received a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Holy Cross College.
Andy currently leads the Portfolio Strategy group responsible for portfolio management, market fundamentals, transmission, pricing, quantitative analytics, strategic systems and business operations.
Professional HistoryAndy has worked in the electric industry for the past 24 years, of which he has been with Exelon for the last 15 years. Prior to the merger with Constellation, he led the Market Fundamentals and Proprietary Trading group at Exelon Power Team. Prior to that, he held various positions in Power Team including Director of Finance and Trade Floor Manager for Exelon’s Mid-Atlantic and Midwest portfolios.
Prior to joining Power Team, he worked for nine years at the New York Power Authority in various functions including Transmission Planning, Rates and Regulation and Wholesale Marketing/Trading.
EducationAndy has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the College of Engineering in Madras, India, a master’s degree in electrical engineering (specialization in power systems) from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a MBA in Finance from Pace University, NY.