CHICAGO - Exelon today announced it has named Mary Streett vice president of federal government affairs and Jackie Carney director of federal government affairs. Street joins from Mayer Brown LLP and Carney from Bill Carney & Company.
In her new role, Streett will oversee Exelon's management of federal legislative and public policy issues and strategies involving the United States Congress, the White House and the Executive Branch. She will be responsible for identifying and assessing key federal policy issues of interest to Exelon, crafting the company's position on such issues, and developing strategies for achieving Exelon's public policy objectives.
Previously, Streett, an attorney, practiced with the law firm Mayer Brown LLP, where she was a partner in the Government and Global Trade group. She advised U.S. and foreign companies on transactional, regulatory, legislative and policy matters related to energy and environmental policy, international trade and investment, telecommunications and technology. Before joining Mayer Brown in 2002, Streett served in the Clinton Administration on the White House staff and as deputy general counsel at the United States Department of Commerce.
As director of federal government affairs, Carney will develop and implement strategies to promote public policy positions of importance to Exelon within the federal legislative arena. In addition, she will foster dialogue with U.S. Congress members and staff, national trade associations and coalitions.
Prior to joining Exelon, Carney was president of Bill Carney & Company, a government affairs firm focused on energy-related legislative and policy initiatives. In her capacity, Carney represented various trade associations, coalitions and not-for profit organizations, including the Edison Electric Institute, Nuclear Energy Institute, Clean Energy Group and the Foundation for Nuclear Studies. She previously served as assistant district attorney for the Office of the District Attorney in Staten Island, N.Y.
"Mary and Jackie both bring deep experience in energy, environmental issues and public policy to Exelon's government affairs team," said David Brown, senior vice president of federal government affairs and public policy for Exelon. "Their respective expertise and relationships in Washington will be critical as Exelon continues to engage in discussions on the importance of strong national energy and environmental policies."
The appointments of Streett and Carney, who will both report to Brown, are effective immediately.