United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Bryan Hanson

Profile
Hanson is responsible for Exelon Generation’s six Midwest nuclear operating facilities and 11 reactors:  Braidwood, Byron, Clinton, Dresden, LaSalle and Quad Cities stations. Exelon Generation operates the largest nuclear fleet in the US and the third largest in the world.

Professional History
Hanson has more than 24 years of progressive experience in the nuclear power industry. Prior to his current role, Hanson was Exelon Generation’s vice president of Midwest operations. Hanson has held several executive positions including that of site vice president for Exelon’s Braidwood Generating Station and Clinton Power Station. In both roles, Hanson was responsible for all plant operations.

Hanson joined Exelon in September 1988 as a reactor engineer at Quad Cities Station. He was named plant manager of Limerick Generating Station in April 2003. In June 2005, he was named vice president, nuclear oversight, where he was responsible for the oversight programs of Exelon’s fleet of 10 nuclear sites (Braidwood, Byron, Clinton, Dresden, LaSalle, Limerick, Oyster Creek, Peach Bottom, Quad Cities and Three Mile Island).

Hanson has held various managerial positions within ComEd/Exelon, including operations director, work control director, shift operations superintendent, senior reactor operator, and licensing engineer.

Education
Hanson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Masters of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Hanson is a graduate of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Senior Nuclear Plant Management Program and the Exelon Leadership Institute at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Professional Affiliations
Hanson is a board member with Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley Region.

Family
Bryan and his wife, Julie, live in Naperville, Ill. They have two daughters.



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