Tell us about your job at Exelon
I work as a Senior Business Analyst in the area of Transmission and Substation Work Management South for ComEd’s office in Joliet. In this role, I ensure that all capital projects are opened, closed and charged correctly. I also assist my manager in building the budget and quarterly work plan while supporting our three nuclear stations with outage estimates, budgeting and planning for our bi-monthly nuclear interface meeting.
What made you want to work for Exelon?
As Ms. Wheelchair Illinois 2012, I was asked to be a guest speaker at a ComEd fundraiser and while there, met some amazing people. I liked the way they celebrated Diversity and mad e everyone feel welcome. I knew that this was a company I wanted to join.
What do you like most about working for Exelon?
The people are what makes coming to work easy. We are a family. You are encouraged to bring about change and your successes are celebrated. I also like that my position has so many different components to it that I am never bored. I constantly have something going on and am setting higher goals to achieve.
Are you part of any Exelon Employee Resource Groups?
I am the vice-president of the Employee Resource Group ENABLED at ComEd We work to raise disability awareness through various employee programs and events.
What activities do you participate in outside of work?
In my spare time, I am the state coordinator for the Ms. Wheelchair Illinois Program and also held that title in 2012.
In my leadership role with ENABLED, I was selected to participate in The ADA25 Chicago Leadership Institute.