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Elizabeth (Liz) A. Murphy
VP, Governmental and External Affairs
PECO

Murphy oversees the company’s external affairs, including policy development, legislative lobbying activities, economic development and corporate relations. She is responsible for the company’s suite of energy efficiency programs that help customers save energy and money, and oversees the energy services organization, which manages the company’s largest customer accounts. Based in Philadelphia, PECO is Pennsylvania’s largest electric and natural gas utility. The company employs about 2,400 people, owns $9 billion in assets, and generates approximately $5.6 billion in annual revenues. A subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, the nation’s largest competitive energy provider, PECO serves 1.6 million electric and 494,000 gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.

Prior to coming to PECO, Murphy was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) where she managed the operation of the four bridges along the Delaware River; the Cruise Terminal at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, the Freedom Ferry, and the Intermodal Rail Yard. Prior to her role as Port Authority COO, Murphy was the Assistant to the DRPA Chairman and the Director of the Port of Philadelphia. Prior to her career at the Port Authorities, Murphy was the Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs with Roadway Services. She began her career as the Transportation Director for the Speaker of the New York Assembly.

Murphy currently serves on the Boards of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Beltline Railroad, Mayor’s Commission on Literacy and the Committee of Seventy.

Murphy received her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany.

Murphy and her husband live in Wynnewood PA. They have three daughters.

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