J. Tyler Anthony

Tyler Anthony has served as Openlands board member since 2010. As Vice President, Transmission & Substations for ComEd, he oversees the maintenance, construction and engineering of transmission lines, substations and protective relaying systems for the ComEd service territory.

ComEd is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation. ComEd delivers electricity to approximately 3.8 million residential and business customers across Northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s population. Exelon is one of the nation's largest electric utilities with approximately 5.4 million customers and more than $15 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry's largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Anthony became Vice President, Transmission & Substations, in April 2007.

He previously served as Vice President of Outage Planning & Services for Exelon Nuclear. In this role, he oversaw outage operations at all 10 nuclear plants, ensuring that planned and forced outages were executed safely, on time and within budget. Before this, he served Exelon Nuclear as Vice President of Projects & Craft Labor, Director of the Outage Services Division, and Director of Maintenance at the Peach Bottom Generating Station. He also served as Director of Energy Usage for PECO and was instrumental in developing PECO's Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) strategy. Anthony joined Exelon in 1984 and has more than 23 years of wide-ranging engineering and managerial experience in the energy and utility industries.


  • B.A. (Nuclear Engineering), Penn State University