President, Exelon Nuclear and Chief Nuclear Officer
As Exelon Nuclear President and CNO, Pacilio is responsible for ensuring that Exelon Nuclear maintains high levels of performance and safety across its nuclear fleet. Exelon Nuclear is the third largest nuclear fleet in the world with 10 stations and 17 reactors, and represents nearly 20 percent of the nation’s nuclear capacity.
Pacilio has more than 25 years of experience with the company. Most recently, he was Exelon Nuclear’s Chief Operating Officer, in which he was responsible for overseeing the daily operations for all of Exelon Nuclear’s facilities. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Midwest Operations. In this role, he was responsible for all of Exelon Nuclear’s six Midwest operating facilities and 11 reactors: Braidwood, Byron, Clinton, Dresden, LaSalle and Quad Cities Stations and SAFSTOR activities for Zion Station. In addition, he has had recent assignments as Site Vice President at the Clinton and Braidwood stations. He also served as Plant Manager at Clinton Station and in a variety of management roles at Dresden and Quad Cities Stations.
Additionally, Pacilio worked on the Unicom/PECO Integration Team, which ensured a smooth transition following the merger that created Exelon.
Pacilio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) Certification from Dresden Station. He also completed the Exelon Leadership Institute through the Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
Pacilio and his wife, Cheryl, have four children.