Michael D. Smith

Senior Vice President, Distributed Energy, Constellation

Michael D. Smith, Senior Vice President, Distributed Energy, Constellation

A 22-year veteran of the energy industry, Smith leads Constellation's distributed energy business, which originates, develops, owns, operates, and maintains innovative customer-sited generation and energy efficiency solutions for Constellation’s customers.

Professional History

Previously, Smith served as vice president, Exelon Generation Innovation and Strategy Development. In that role, he led the development of key strategic initiatives for Exelon Generation and Constellation, as well as the company’s overall innovation efforts. Prior to that, he led Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV), Exelon’s venture investing organization, where he oversaw CTV’s portfolio of investments in companies representing innovative energy technologies and the commercial deployment of new technologies across the Exelon commercial platform. Smith sits on the board of directors of CTV portfolio companies Proterra Inc. and Stem, Inc.   

Smith joined Constellation in 2003 and has held various regulatory and commercial roles in both the United States and Europe. Prior to joining Constellation, Smith was vice president and assistant general counsel for Enron Energy Services and a trial lawyer at Bricker & Eckler, LLP.

Civic Involvement

Smith is on the board of trustees of Ladew Topiary Gardens, a nonprofit garden dedicated to educational, scientific, and cultural pursuits, and the board of directors of Civic Works, which strengthens Baltimore’s communities through education, skills development, and community service. He has previously served on the boards of the Cylburn Arboretum Association and the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore.


Smith received a juris doctor from the Duke University School of Law and a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami. He completed the Exelon Senior Leadership Experience program in 2015.


Smith resides in Ruxton, Md., with his wife, Karen, and children.