Colorado Economic Development

Xcel Energy Colorado Economic Development

Xcel Energy is focused on participating from the ground up in the communities we serve, while building and maintaining cooperative relationships for continued success. That is why our engagement with economic development includes local, state and regional strategic planning initiatives along with hands-on assistance for individual businesses. Our employees serve on the boards of many of these organizations, participating with regional chambers, economic development corporations, and foundations.

Contact Our Colorado Team

Pueblo and San Luis Valley
Area Manager: Ashley Valdez

Denver Area
Area Manager: Tyler Smith

Northern Colorado and
Inner Mountain Region
Area Manager: Todd Anderson

Boulder County Area
Area Manager: Craig Eicher

South Metro Area and I-76 Corridor
Area Manager: Tom Henley

Western Slope
Area Manager: Kelly Flenniken

West to Continental Divide and
North Denver Metro
Area Manager: Preston Gibson

Policy and Outreach Manager:
Kirk Scheitler




Case Studies

Review our online case studies to learn how we can help bring your development project to success. Please keep in mind, programs and partners vary by state.

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State & Regional Partners

State Partners

State of Colorado Office of Economic
Development & International Trade
  Economic Development
Council of Colorado

Metro Denver - Front Range

Metro Denver Economic
Development Corportation
  Aurora Economic
Development Corporation
Adams County Economic
Development Corportation
  Jefferson County Economic
Development Corporation
Arvada Economic
Development Corporation
  Clear Creek Economic
Development Corporation
Castle Rock Economic Development Corporation

Boulder County

Boulder Economic Council   Lyons Economic
Development Commission
Erie Economic
Development Council
  Longmont Area
Economic Partnership
City of Louisville, CO Economic Development

Northern Colorado & Mountains

Upstate Colorado
Economic Development
  Morgan County
Estes Park Economic
Development Corporation
  Grand County Economic
Winter Park Economic Development

Southern Colorado

Pueblo Economic
Development Corporation
  Pueblo Chamber of
   Pueblo West

San Luis Valley

San Luis Valley Development
Resource Group

Western Slope

Grand Junction
Economic Partnership
  Rifle Regional Economic
Development Corporation
Craig Moffat Economic Development Partnership