John E. Skory has been Regional President of the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. since October 2012. Mr. Skory had been with Pennsylvania Electric Company for 34 years. Mr. Skory served as Regional President of Pennsylvania Electric Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. since September 2010.

He began his career with The Illuminating Company in 1976 as a Meter Reader. Mr. Skory served in a variety of operations and managerial positions with Pennsylvania Electric Company, including Manager, Workforce Development and Regional Operations since 2000.

Mr. Skory served as a Director of Operations Support Services for Ohio Edison since 2002 and also served as Director of Operations Support Services for The Illuminating Company in 2003. He served as a Director of Pennsylvania Electric Company from September 12, 2010 to February 24, 2011. In addition, he has completed almost 1 000 hours of additional coursework and training throughout his career, including earning “Strategic Business Leadership” and “Financial Analysis” certificates from the University Of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Skory earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from David N. Myers College in Cleveland.

Mr. Skory serves as a Director of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Inc.