Sellinger-alumnus and BGE COO Stephen Woerner honored by The Children’s Guild
Sellinger-alumnus Stephen Woerner, MBA ’95, president and chief operating officer of BGE, An Exelon Company, received The Children’s Guild’s Sadie Award, which recognizes people who embody the organization’s spirit and vision of making the seemingly impossible possible.
Stephen received the award at The Children’s Guild’s annual fundraising gala, Cabaret for Kids. The event featured an original musical production, “The Power Behind the Power Behind the Power,” about Stephen’s life performed on stage in the Hippodrome Theatre. The Children’s Guild is a nonprofit child-serving organization which provides special education, charter schools, group living, treatment foster care and family mental health services.
Stephen became president of BGE on March 1, 2014. He has also been serving as the company’s chief operating officer since 2012 and oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, including safety, reliability, efficiency, customer service, strategy, regulatory affairs and information technology.
His career began with internships in the defense and aerospace industry. He joined BGE in 1990 as an associate engineer and has held positions in almost every phase of BGE’s operation. In 2009, he was selected to lead the major business transformation program at Constellation Energy, serving as vice president of transformation. In addition, Stephen was responsible for leading the overall integration efforts for the merger between Constellation Energy and Exelon Corp.
A graduate of Leadership Baltimore County and Leadership Maryland, Stephen has been a leader in organizations throughout the state, including the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Humanim, United Way of Central Maryland and the University of Maryland. The Sellinger School extends its congratulations to Stephen.