CHICAGO (April 16, 2012) – ComEd President and CEO Anne R. Pramaggiore today announced that Marlow Colvin has been named vice president, Governmental Affairs, a key appointment to the company’s leadership team. Colvin will be responsible for managing state legislative initiatives for ComEd as well as developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key state stakeholders. He will report to Fidel Marquez, senior vice president of Governmental and External Affairs and chief governmental and community affairs officer.
Prior to joining ComEd, Colvin served as state representative for the 33rd district in the Illinois General Assembly, a seat he had held since 2001. During his 11-year tenure, he served on more than 25 Illinois House committees, including environment and energy, labor, K-12 education and consumer protection, which he chaired from 2005 to 2010. Colvin also formerly chaired the House majority conference and was chairman of the House black caucus from 2003 to 2008.
“Marlow is a proven leader who has been a dedicated public servant for more than 25 years. We are very fortunate to have someone of his caliber in a key leadership role on our legislative team,” Pramaggiore said. “ComEd is committed to enhancing the service we provide our customers and Marlow’s extensive background in policy-making and community relationship-building will contribute greatly to our efforts,” Marquez said.
Prior to joining the General Assembly, Colvin worked as an administrator in the Cook County Assessor’s office. He has served as the assistant captain in 6th precinct for the 8th Ward Regular Democratic Organization in Chicago for the past 10 years and is the past chairman of the Young Democrats of Illinois and a former board member of Young Democrats of America. Colvin holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Chicago State University.