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Tom Bailey


Xcel Energy

Tom Bailey joined the Xcel Energy team as Senior Director, Corporate Economic Development in January 2021.  Tom is responsible for engaging customers to locate new facilities within Xcel Energy’s service territory and supporting the expansion of existing customers increasing opportunities for capital and revenue growth, job creation and community advancement.

Previously with CenterPoint Energy/Vectren Corporation, Tom has over 20 years of utility experience where he held several customer experience, industrial sales and economic development roles.  His most recent responsibilities were leading and executing detailed contract negotiations and rate design to successfully attract and retain industrial and advanced manufacturing projects in excess of $20B in capital investment.

Tom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.  He earned his MBA from Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University.  Additionally, Tom completed the Mays Business School Executive Development Leadership Program from Texas A&M University.

Tom and his wife, Jennifer, currently reside in Parker, CO and have two children, Zelma and Hartwell.