The Friends of Finance Executive Speaker series brings leading executives to the TU campus to share their knowledge and explore important business issues. The 2020-21 Executive Speaker Series will be held virtually from noon-1 p.m. with Q&A beginning by 12:45 p.m. Reserve your space now and 24-48 hours prior to the event a link to the virtual event will be emailed to you.
Alice K. Jackson is president, Xcel Energy – Colorado where she leads the Operating Company team for Public Service Company of Colorado. In this role she is responsible for the community, legislative, regulatory activities as well as responsible for delivering on corporate financial outcomes and objectives for Xcel Energy – Colorado. Since joining Xcel Energy in 2011, Alice has held various positions of increasing responsibility. Directly prior to her role as president, Ms. Jackson was vice president of strategic revenue initiatives, where she built a team to generate new revenues through exploring and integrating innovative technologies, activities, and economic development initiatives in addition to looking at expanded options for Xcel Energy’s unregulated businesses. Prior to her corporate strategic role, Alice held the lead regulatory position with Southwestern Public Service Company in Texas and then with Public Service Company of Colorado.
Before her time with Xcel Energy, Alice spent nearly 10 years with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) managing the nationwide energy needs of this large industrial consumer. In Alice’s early roles with Oxy, she utilized her information technology background and technical acumen to provide software development and systems support to various trading activities as well as electric market deregulation. Through her involvement in the federal and state electric markets, multiple rate cases, and interaction with customers, large and small, Alice developed a unique perspective for utilities and their contributions to society.
As if having a full-time career, being married to her high school sweetheart and having four sons is not enough of an adventure in life, in 2017 Alice completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard University. Alice earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University.