Xcel Energy named Brett Carter to the new role of executive vice president – chief customer and innovation officer effective in May. Carter will assume many of the responsibilities currently held by Marvin McDaniel, who will retire from the company effective June 1. Most recently, he held senior leadership roles with Bank of America where he oversaw key business areas of operations, technology and shared services. He previously held leadership roles in operations, marketing, and technology at several major utilities, including Duke Energy, UtiliCorp/Aquila, and Dominion. Xcel Energy also announced that Alice Jackson has been named president of Xcel Energy – Colorado, effective May 7. Jackson brings a wealth of experience in managing government and stakeholder relations, as well as developing innovative products and services for customers. She assumes the role previously held by David Eves, who was recently promoted to lead the four Xcel Energy operating companies.