J. Tyler Anthony

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Pepco Holdings


Anthony has more than 31 years of experience in utility operations. His experience includes electric distribution, transmission operations, nuclear generation, project management, customer service and labor relations. He was appointed senior vice president and chief operating officer of Pepco Holdings in March 2016. Based in Washington, D.C., Pepco Holdings employs more than 4,700 people, owns more than $16.1 billion in assets and generates approximately $4.8 billion in annual revenues. Pepco Holdings serves 2 million customers as the parent company of Pepco, an electric utility serving Washington, D.C., and suburban Maryland; Delmarva Power, an electric and gas utility serving Delaware and the rest of the Delmarva Peninsula; and Atlantic City Electric, an electric utility serving southern New Jersey. Pepco Holdings is a recently acquired subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s leading energy services companies. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.

Prior to his current position with Pepco Holdings, Anthony served as the senior vice president of distribution operations for Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) in northern Illinois and directed the strategy, resources and activities for ComEd’s electric distribution system. Anthony also has served as vice president of Transmission and Substation for ComEd and was responsible for overseeing the maintenance, construction and engineering of transmission lines, substations and protective relaying systems for the ComEd service territory. Previously, Anthony served as vice president of Projects for Exelon Nuclear. In this role, Anthony executed large projects across Exelon’s nuclear fleet, including reactor head replacements, turbine retrofits and steam generator replacement.

Anthony has been the executive sponsor of ComEd’s GrADS organization, a group dedicated to the development and success of engineers entering ComEd. Anthony serves on the board of directors for Openlands, an organization dedicated to cleaner air and water and protecting natural habitats and wildlife in northeastern Illinois. He also serves on the board of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC). MPC is dedicated to shaping a more sustainable and prosperous greater Chicago region. As an independent, nonprofit, MPC serves communities and residents by developing and implementing solutions for sound regional growth.