• Leadership Awards

  • PHI’s Joe Rigby Named CEO of the Year

    Electric Light & Power named Joseph M. Rigby, PHI’s Chairman, President and CEO, as CEO of the Year for his strong leadership on cyber security measures on behalf of PHI’s customers, employees, stakeholders and our nation’s capital.

    PHI Named Energy Company of the Year

    EnergyBiz magazine named PHI “Energy Company of the Year” for its 2013 efforts during its annual KITE Awards ceremony and Securing Power forum in March 2014, in Washington, D.C.  

    PHI Vice president Receives Distinguished Partners Award

    Thomas H. Graham, Vice President, People Strategy & Human Resources, received the Distinguished Partners Award by the Baltimore-Washington chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP).

    The NASP is a national nonprofit membership-based organization of minority and female professionals in the securities industry. Graham was recognized for his leadership and excellence in management and for his commitment to the PHI Community Foundation, which serves low-income residents in the greater Washington area. Over the last eight years, the organization has raised over $1.7 million. 

    Outage Communications Win Best Practices Awards

    For Chartwell Inc.’s Best Practices Awards, PHI won bronze in the Outage Communications category for our outage communications tools, vehicles and strategies. Chartwell is a specialized information provider that helps utilities improve their customer experience and ultimately customer satisfaction. Chartwell publishes case studies; quantitative research and industry data; and hosts conferences and other events for utility professionals.

    Volunteer Center of South Jersey Recognizes Atlantic City Electric

    The Volunteer Center of South Jersey gave Atlantic City Electric a 2013 Corporate Excellence award for showing social responsibility and exemplary commitment to service in the community.

    Atlantic City Electric Honored for Emergency Services Partnership Program

    The N.J. Fire Prevention & Protection Association presented its 2013 President’s Award to Atlantic City Electric in recognition of its Emergency Services Partnership Program and contributions to reducing fire-related deaths and injuries as a corporate sponsor of the New Jersey State Fire Prevention Poster Contest. For many years, Atlantic City Electric has paid for the cost of printing copies of the winning poster for statewide distribution. Atlantic City Electric also supported this year’s new feature which included a calendar format in which all of the divisional winning posters are displayed.

    United Way Honors Delmarva Power Executive

    The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore honored Delmarva Region Vice President John Allen for exemplifying compassionate, philanthropic leadership through involvement in several community organizations. 

    Pepco Edison Place Gallery Partnerships Get Honorable Mention

    PRDaily in 2013 gave our Corporate Citizenship and Social Responsibility department an honorable mention for programming in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery from 2012. The honor was specifically for two partnerships—an exhibit on Life Pieces to Masterpieces "Courage on Canvas" and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area Business Forum for Global Classrooms.

    Pepco Honored for Corporate Philanthropy

    The Washington Business Journal honored Pepco for corporate philanthropy in its service region. The business journal said that of the many hundreds of organizations operating in the Washington metropolitan area, the company ranked No. 13 in financial giving and No. 24 for total employee volunteer hours to the community.

    Pepco President Honored by Minority Enterprise Advocate

    Thomas H. Graham, Vice President, People Strategy & Human Resources, was named one of the 50 Powerful U.S /International Business Executives for 2013 by Minority Enterprise Advocate magazine. The magazine honors executives making headlines in their fields, and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and empowering communities around the world through philanthropy. In addition, the award recognizes the executives for shaping the economic future nationally and internationally, being leaders in changing public policy, and making significant contributions to their field.

    Pepco Employees Receive Fire Chief’s Awards for Heroism

    Pepco employees Donny Pfeifer and Sean Cecil, lead line mechanics, and Ryan Callahan, line mechanic, received awards from the chief of the Prince George’s County, Md., fire and emergency medical services department for their actions at the scene of a house fire in October 2012.

    The Pepco crew was preparing electric service for a home being renovated in Upper Marlboro, Md., when they noticed smoke coming out of the house and then saw flames through the windows. Callahan and Pfeifer grabbed fire extinguishersoff their truck and went into the smoke-filled house to put out the fire that had started in the kitchen. Fire officials credited the Pepco workers’ quick actions and disregard for their own safety for saving the life of a toddler sleeping in the home.