DePaul University has elected Anne R. Pramaggiore (JD ’89), president and chief operating officer of Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), to its Board of Trustees.
Pramaggiore assumed her current position at ComEd in May 2009 and in doing so became the company’s first woman president. She joined ComEd’s legal team in 1998 and was promoted into the regulatory area, where she became responsible for directing the company’s successful transition into an open and competitive electricity market. Previously, she served as ComEd’s executive vice president of Customer Operations, Regulatory and External Affairs.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in communications and theatre from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Pramaggiore enrolled at DePaul, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Law Review. In addition she sat on the College of Law Alumni board from 1992 to 1997 and the university’s former Alumni Association board of directors from 1996 to 1997.
Pramaggiore is a member of the board of the Lookingglass Theatre, the Chicago Urban League, the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Lincoln Park Zoo, and she is a member of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Committee on Conservation and Committee on Museum Education. She also is a member of The Chicago Network, an organization of diverse female professionals in the Chicago area dedicated to the advancement of women.