Von Hoene joined Exelon in February 2002 and has held numerous positions, including general counsel and executive vice president of Finance and Legal, before assuming his current responsibilities in February 2012.
Prior to joining Exelon, Von Hoene was a senior partner at Jenner & Block, specializing in complex civil and white-collar criminal litigation. While at Jenner & Block, he served on the management committee and, at various times, as hiring partner and chairperson of the firm’s pro bono and diversity committees.
Von Hoene currently serves on the boards of directors for: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (chairman of the Professional Standards Committee); the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; the Civic Consulting Alliance; the Diversity Scholarship Foundation; and the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. Von Hoene also is a Washington DC Federal City Council trustee, and serves on the boards of directors of Building Bridges Across the River (the parent organization of the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC), and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Corporate Fund.
He is past president of the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc., and past general counsel to the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities.
Von Hoene previously has served on the boards of directors of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, the Alliance to Save Energy, the Chicago Legal Clinic, the Chicago Bar Foundation and the Joffrey Ballet. He also served on the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives’ Club of Chicago.
In 2016, Von Hoene was appointed co-chair of the Obama Foundation Inclusion Council, which will assist the Foundation in establishing a framework for diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its operations, including the development of the Obama library.
In 2011, he was appointed to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Supplier Diversity Task Force, a procurement initiative designed to help strengthen small and minority and women-owned businesses in Chicago.
In 2010, Von Hoene was appointed to the Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise. The council served to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the President on a broad range of policy issues affecting the minority business community.