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Senior Vice President and Chief H...

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Exelon Corporation
10 South Dearborn Street, 48Th Floor P.O. Box 805398
Chicago , Illinois 60680
United States

Company Description: Exelon Corporation (Exelon) is a utility services holding company. It operates through its principal subsidiaries: Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Generation),...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Girl Scouts

Education

  • master's degree
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Amy E. Best
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Exelon Corporation
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Best became the CHRO upon close of the Exelon-Constellation merger in March 2012. She is responsible for developing, organizing, implementing, directing and evaluating Exelon's HR function and performance. She participates in the development and implementation of Exelon's plans and programs as a strategic member of the executive team. Best led post-merger integration work, including staffing and selection of 25 percent of Exelon positions, development of the employee benefit platform, total compensation program alignment, and integration of diversity, talent management and succession processes.
Professional History
Prior to this role, Best was the vice president of human resources for Exelon Generation, which includes the nuclear fleet, power operations, and power trading. She was responsible for setting the human resources strategy and service delivery for 9,500 employees as a member of the senior leadership team. This includes employee relations, compensation, talent development and retention, recruitment, pipeline development, demographic analysis, and knowledge transfer and retention. She has worked as a lead on prior merger, integration and new business activities. She also was involved with the Nuclear Energy Institute working groups and the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition's minority business steering committee.
Previously, Best was the director of human resources for Exelon Business Services Company and led the HR function to support the finance, IT, supply and legal groups. She also was the director of leadership development for Exelon. In that position, she was responsible for executive development for the company's top leadership positions, as well as design and delivery of programmatic leadership training across the company. She was also accountable for the design and governance of talent management processes that are implemented in all Exelon operating business units.
Best has worked in varying human resources capacities at Exelon's Quad Cities Station, Dresden Station, nuclear headquarters, and corporate offices. Prior to Exelon, she worked at Sara Lee Corporation and Ravenswood Hospital while pursuing her master's degree.
Civic & Board Involvement
Best is on the board of trustees of The Field Museum and the boards of directors for the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana; Skills for Chicagoland Future; HRMAC (Human Resources Association of Chicago); and WITS (Working in the Schools), a partnership between companies and Chicago Public Schools. She also is past president of Lyons Township High School Parent Teacher Council.
Education
She received her B.A. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her M.S.I.R from Loyola University Chicago. Best attended the Strategic Human Resource Management Executive Education Program at Harvard University, and Leading Women Executives leadership program. Best is a fellow of the CEO Perspectives leadership program in partnership with the Kellogg School of Management and Chicago Booth School of Business.
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NACOPRW | Newsletter - December 2012
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We want to thank Amy Best, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Exelon, for her speech on women in leadership; Dr. Rosita Lopez and Dr. Samuel Betances for their "Latina Leadership Training and the Importance of Mentoring our Future Leaders and Each Other" keynote address; the Advocacy and Leadership training given by Carmenza Millan, Associate State Director of AARP, Colleen Connell, Executive Director of ACLU and our very own Anna Rosario, President NACOPRW, DC Metro Chapter as well as Carmen Delgado Votaw, who covered the importance of our involvement at the national level as we advocate for the issues that are important to Puerto Rican Women and Latinas such as, for example, pay equity, continuing to make inroads regarding immigration, education, and so much more.
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