As an attorney and skilled lobbyist, Calvin Butler’s journey to CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BGE) is far from typical.
After graduating with his Juris Doctor degree fromWashington University School of Law in St. Louis, Butler took a position with Central Illinois Light Co. working in its government affairs, legal and strategy departments. From there he joined print, digital, and supply chains solutions company RR Donnelleybefore joining BGE’s Chicago-based parent companyExelon in 2008. After successfully helping the company merge with Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group in 2011, Butler was appointed senior vice president of legislation and external affairs in December 2012 before stepping into his role as CEO of the company in March 2014.
Read the full story via Black Enterprise: How Baltimore Gas and Electric’s (BGE) First African American CEO is Fostering a Diverse Company Culture