Age:

63.

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Birthplace:

Dodgeville, Wis.

Occupation:

Chief executive and chairman.

Home town:

Chicago.

Education:

University of Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin Law School.

Personal:

Married to Jeanne Rowe; their son, William, is also a lawyer.

2008 awards:

Institutional Investor's best electric utilities CEO; Illinois Holocaust Museum's Humanitarian Award.

Accomplishments:

Through a family trust, he has endowed professorships in architecture, sustainable energy, Byzantine history and Greek history, as well as a curatorship of reptile fossils at Chicago's Field Museum.