Christopher Crane


Christopher Crane

Age: 55

Occupation: CEO, Exelon

One of the nation’s largest energy providers, $23.5 billion Exelon has weathered poor analyst predictions and is currently battling the IRS over capital gains taxes. But Crane gets credit for keeping the lights on at Exelon’s nuclear facilities in a period of prolonged and steep competition from falling natural gas prices.

Photo: William Deshazer/Chicago Tribune