BGE Appoints Maria Harris Tildon to Board of Directors

Healthcare executive to contribute expertise in external relations

BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BGE has announced that Maria Harris Tildon has joined the company’s
board of directors. Tildon is the senior vice president for public
policy and community affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
(“CareFirst”), the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic.
Tildon’s responsibilities at CareFirst include all matters related to
public policy, government relations, external and internal
communications, strategic medical communications and community outreach
and corporate giving. She joined the company in 2006, after holding
senior positions at The Century Council and with the Clinton

“Maria has an extensive and impressive background in areas that are
critical to an energy utility,” said BGE Chief Executive Officer Calvin
G. Butler Jr. “Her expertise in public policy and understanding of our
customer base will be an asset as we move smart energy forward with
innovative programs to meet customer needs.”

Tildon succeeds former BGE board member Dr. Carla Hayden, previously
chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, who was sworn
in as the United States 14th Librarian of Congress on Sept.
14, 2016.

Tildon, a Baltimore native and current resident, also serves on the
boards of Healthcare for the Homeless, the

R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Chesapeake Employers
Insurance Company. She is also a member of the Baltimore City College
Board of Trustees and the District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Executive Committee.

Tildon has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from
Boston University and a Juris Doctor degree from American University’s
Washington College of Law.

Founded in 1816 as the nation’s first gas utility, BGE
marks its 200
th anniversary this year. BGE is
Maryland’s largest natural gas and electric utility. Headquartered in
Baltimore, BGE delivers power to more than 1.25 million electric
customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central
Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,200 employees are committed to
the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well
as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship
and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation
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