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David L. Eves

Executive Vice President, Group President - Utilities

Xcel Energy 

David Eves is Executive Vice President, Group President – Utilities, Xcel Energy where he oversees the leadership of Xcel Energy’s operating companies, resource planning and policy and federal affairs.

He has served as president of two operating companies. Most recently he led Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo), and previously he led Southwestern Public Service Company.

Eves has held the position of vice president of resource planning and acquisition for Xcel Energy, where he had responsibility for resource planning, wholesale power supply, transmission rights, and gas transportation and storage services for all of Xcel Energy's operations in eight states.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University in 1981.

Eves currently serves on the board of trustees for Mile High United Way and he is on the board of directors of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, Downtown Denver Inc., and the Employers Council. He is a member of the Colorado Forum and Colorado Concern.