Anthony K. Anderson
In 2012, Mr. Anderson retired as the Vice Chair and Midwest Area Managing Partner of Ernst & Young, after a 35-year career with E&Y. In that capacity, Mr. Anderson oversaw a practice of 3,500 audit, tax, and transaction professionals serving clients through the Midwest. Mr. Anderson also served for six years in the Los Angeles area as managing partner of E&Y’s Pacific Southwest region. Mr. Anderson also served as a member of Ernst & Young's governing body, the Americas Executive Board.
Mr. Anderson currently serves on the boards of AAR Corp. (aerospace and defense), where he serves on the Audit and Compensation committees; Avery Dennison Corporation (labeling and packaging materials); and First American Financial Corporation (financial services). Mr. Anderson also served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2008-2010.
Mr. Anderson is the chairman of the board of the Chicago Urban League. He is also a member of the boards of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Field Museum of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In Los Angeles, Mr. Anderson served as chairman of Town Hall Los Angeles, the Children's Bureau of Southern California, and the California Science Center.
Mr. Anderson is a member of the American, California, and Illinois Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Anderson’s experience as the vice chair of a global professional services firm and his training and experience as an audit partner and certified public accountant enhance his contribution to the Exelon board and add value to his experience on the audit committee. As an African-American man, Mr. Anderson adds to the diversity of the Exelon board and enhances Exelon’s diversity initiatives and community outreach.