Pepco Holdings, Inc. : Pepco Holdings Executive Named Father of the Year
06/13/2012| 03:50pm US/Eastern
Kenneth J. Parker Honored by Father's Day Council of Washington,
Kenneth J. Parker, vice president of public policy for Pepco Holdings,
Inc., has been named Father of the Year by the Father's Day Council
National Capital Area in recognition of his community and corporate
leadership. He, along with two others, will be honored June 14 at the
French Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Kenneth J. Parker, vice president of public policy for Pepco Holdings, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Father of the Year event is a high profile fundraiser sponsored by
the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Nationally, it has raised more
than $25 million benefiting the ADA in support of its mission to prevent
and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by
"On behalf of all employees at Pepco Holdings, we're excited for Ken to
receive this award," said Joseph M. Rigby, chairman, president and CEO
of Pepco Holdings, Inc. "Through his leadership, Ken has received
numerous acknowledgments that reflect his commitment to the community
and business excellence, but Ken's greatest asset is his devotion to his
children, family, and close friends. It comes as no surprise that the
Father's Day Council is recognizing such a deserving individual this
evening as 2012 Father of the Year."
Joining Parker in receiving this year's award is Gonzalo Pacanins,
managing director at Gentec LLC., and Stephen Hayes, president and CEO
at the Corporate Council on Africa.
"It is an honor to be recognized alongside these other deserving
individuals for this humbling award," Parker said. "I am so proud of my
children and thankful for the support of my wife. I want to keep being
the best father I can every day."
Since 1999, the National Father's Day Council has partnered with the ADA
to host "Father of the Year" awards events. Each year they recognize men
from across the nation for the outstanding strength, commitment and love
they exhibit as fathers. These men have not only attained success in
their chosen field or endeavor but carved out time to teach and mature
their children while also becoming good citizens and proud members of
About PHI: Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM) is one of the
largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving
about 2 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia,
Maryland and New Jersey. PHI subsidiaries Pepco, Delmarva Power and
Atlantic City Electric provide regulated electricity service; Delmarva
Power also provides natural gas service. PHI also provides energy
efficiency and renewable energy services through Pepco Energy Services.
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