ComEd Employees Honored with Innovation Awards at 2016 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ComEd’s Dunk Buie and Justin Odom were recognized with Modern Day
Technology Leader Awards at the 2016 Black Engineer of the Year Awards
(BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference held
recently in Philadelphia.

“Dunk and Justin have my deepest congratulations,” said Anne
Pramaggiore, ComEd president and CEO. “Their innovative thinking is an
inspiration to everyone at ComEd. It exemplifies the spirit of
innovation that is a core value at ComEd.”

Buie, an eleven-year ComEd employee, is a Design Manager in the Chicago
Regional Distribution Design Engineering department. In his role, he
provides a focus on safety, productivity, quality and development to the
Regional Distribution Design Engineering department. Buie also believes
in giving back to the community. He has volunteered for the last four
years in the Life Coaches for Young Men program at Rowe Clark Academy
run by the Exelon African American Resource Alliance.

Odom, General Engineer at ComEd, has been with the company for four
years. As a member of the New Business Design Team, he has designed
primary power distribution systems for multiple buildings within the
Chicago area. Odom has continued to pursue his passion for innovation by
becoming a member of Cigre, an international electrical engineering
professional group. He is one of two Americans on an international Cigre
working group studying issues related to large surpluses and deficits of
renewable energy resources on the electrical grid.

Eleven other employees from across the Exelon family of companies also
were honored – four from BGE, in Baltimore, two from PECO, in
Philadelphia, two from Constellation and three from Exelon. Ten Exelon
presenters also served on conference panels.

The BEYA STEM Conference brings together students, college
administrators, recruiters, engineering and IT professionals, scientists
and high-level decision-makers from the corporate, government and
military communities in an effort to broaden diversity in this country’s
technical and scientific work forces. The Modern Day Technology Leader
Awards are presented to those who are shaping the future of STEM related

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon
Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy
provider, with approximately 6.6 million customers. ComEd provides
service to approximately 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois,
or 70 percent of the state’s population.
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