Brett C. Carter

Brett C. Carter

Executive Vice President and Group President, Utilities and Chief Customer Officer, Xcel Energy, Inc.

Director Since February 11, 2021


Xcel Energy Inc., Minneapolis, MN

Executive Vice President and Group President, Utilities and Chief Customer Officer       March 2022 – Present

Executive Vice President and Chief Customer and Innovation Officer       May 2018 – March 2022

Bank of America, Charlotte, NC

Senior Vice President and Shared Services Executive, Global Technology and OperationsOct 2015 – May 2018

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Technology and OperationsMar 2015 – Oct 2015

Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC

Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer2013 – 2015

President, Duke Energy Carolinas2008 – 2013

Senior Vice President, Customer Service and Business Development2006 – 2008

Vice President, Residential and Small Business Customers2005 – 2006

UtiliCorp/Aquila, Kansas City, MO

Vice President, Shared Services2002 – 2005

Vice President, Procurement and eBusiness2000 – 2002

Director, Northeast Sales and Marketing, Columbus, OH1998 – 2000

Director, Competitive Energy1997 – 1998

Consolidated Natural Gas

New Business Development Manager1995 – 1997

Senior Market Planner1994 – 1995

SmithKline Beecham

Cost Analyst 1992 – 1994


Accounting Manager1989 – 1992


Corporate Auditor1988 – 1989



Advanced Management Program, Harvard University Business School


M.B.A., Marketing emphasis, University of Pittsburgh


B.S., Accounting, Clarion University of Pennsylvania


Greater MSP

Forge North

EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute)

Edison Foundation’s Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI)

Financial Expert