Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, PPL Corporation


Joanne Raphael came to PPL in 1988 and has helped expand the company’s legal department and government relations and communications functions. She serves on the boards of the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation, among others. PPL has a diversity council that leads diversity initiatives such as an internship program, diversity training, and employee resource groups. 

Joined LCLD 2011 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program 
Fellows nominated:
2020: Jason MandlehrKimberly Spotts-Kimmel; 2019: Steven Nadel, Kelsey Colvin; 2018: Tonya M. Harris; 2017: Travis A. Crump, Jeffrey R. Jankowski; 2016: Michael J. Marino; 2015: Kristine Maciolek Small; 2013: Kimberly A. Klock

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016 

Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Member: Joanne Raphael 

Diversity Professionals: Kimberly Klock, Elizabeth S. Duane

Communications: Ryan Hill