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Calvin G. Butler, Jr

Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore Gas and Electric


​​​​​​​Calvin G. Butler Jr. became chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) on March 1, 2014. Butler previously served as BGE's senior vice president, regulatory and external affairs. In that role, he was responsible for executing the company's strategic direction and cultivating relationships with government, regulatory, community and other key stakeholders. Butler also served as Exelon's senior vice president of corporate affairs and held other leadership positions within Exelon and BGE's sister company, ComEd (Chicago). Butler played a critical role in helping to successfully navigate company and stakeholder relations during the merger between Exelon and Constellation Energy.



AABE 2017 National Conference: Making Energy Work for USAABE 2017 National Conference: Making Energy Work for US<p>​The American Association of Blacks in Energy is holding the 40th National Conference in Washington, DC on March 21 - 24, 2017. This year's theme "Making Energy Work for US" will bring together energy industry experts, visionaries and corporate executives to lead discussions around emerging policies, technology advancements, innovative solutions and partnering opportunities designed to create a sustainable future.  For 40 years, the AABE conference has represented the best in class for industry knowledge, engagement and support of issues important to the industry professionals. This year promises to be even better.</p><div>Exelon executives William (Bill) Von Hoene, Senior Executive Vice President and David Velazquez, President and CEO, Pepco Holdings will be speaking on March 22nd, and Calvin Butler, CEO, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company and Donna Cooper, President, Pepco Region will be speaking on March 23rd.​​<br></div> 4:00:00 AMOxon Hill, Maryland
Analyst DayAnalyst Day<p>​<span style="color:#606060;">Exelon Corporation will host</span><span style="color:#606060;"></span><span style="color:#606060;"> a live broadcast for this event </span><span style="color:#606060;">on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern. </span>​</p> 4:00:00 AMWebcast


Professional History

Before joining Exelon in 2008, Butler held leadership positions for eight years with the print, digital and supply chain solutions company RR Donnelley, including senior director of government affairs, vice president of manufacturing and senior vice president of external affairs. Butler also managed RR Donnelley's supplier diversity and oversaw government sales efforts at the local, state and federal levels and served as president of RR Donnelley's nonprofit foundation. Butler spent his early career with CILCORP (Central Illinois Light Co.), where he worked in government affairs, legal and strategy.


Civic Involvement

Butler is very active in civic and community relations. Butler currently serves on the board of directors for the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Greater Baltimore Committee, the Maryland Zoological Society (Maryland Zoo in Baltimore), the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation. He is on the board of governors for The Center Club, the board of trustees for the Baltimore Community Foundation and is a Governor appointee to the Maryland Private Sector Economic Development Commission. Butler is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and also serves in multiple leadership capacities at his alma mater, Bradley University. He is currently vice chairman, member of the executive committee and chairman of the Presidential Search Committee. In 2014, Butler served as the chair of the American Heart Association's Greater Baltimore Heart Walk.



Butler earned a bachelor's degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and a Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo.



Butler is married to Sharon Crawford and has two children, Blake Calvin and Raini Alexis.