David Rhodes has worked over 20 years in the power industry. He started his career with Public Service Company of Colorado which became Xcel Energy, Inc through a succession of mergers. Mr. Rhodes also spent six years with Black Hills Corporation and is currently the Vice President of Business Development and Asset Management for Southwest Generation. During his time in the power industry, he has held a broad range of responsibilities including; origination, mergers and acquisitions, generation project development, asset management, integrated resource planning and utility resource acquisition, and distribution engineering.

Mr. Rhodes holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Economics from New Mexico State University.