Elizabeth is the Senior Vice President of Regulatory & External Affairs for PECO. Through leadership of regulatory strategy and policy, government affairs, economic development, energy purchasing, corporate philanthropy and employee volunteerism, Murphy drives PECO’s commitment to provide its customers with safe, reliable, clean and affordable energy and energy services. Her team also manages PECO’s suite of award-winning energy efficiency programs and oversees the company’s largest customer accounts. She also is the chair of PECO’s Political Action Committee (PAC).
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 more than 511,000 natural 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 of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) where she managed operations of the bridges, cruise terminal, passenger ferry, rail yard and public safety. Before joining the DRPA, Murphy served as the director of Government and Regulatory Affairs with Roadway Services, one of the nation’s largest trucking companies. She began her career as the transportation director for the Speaker of the New York Assembly.
Murphy serves on the boards of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Beltline Railroad and the Committee of Seventy.
For her commitment to the community, she has been recognized by the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Take the Lead Award), PathWays Pennsylvania (Trailblazer Award) and the March of Dimes (Service to Humanity Award). The Pennsylvania Diversity Council honored her as a 2015 Most Powerful & Influential Woman. Murphy also was named one of the Main Line’s Most Influential Women by Main Line Today.