Richard C. Kelly

RICHARD C. KELLY serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Xcel
Energy Inc. In addition, he is on the Board of Xcel Energy and is Board
Chairman of Xcel Energy subsidiaries Utility Engineering and Seren
Innovations. Mr. Kelly previously was CFO of Xcel Energy. Prior to the
August 2000 merger of New Century Energies and Northern States Power Co.
to form Xcel Energy, he was CFO at NCE. He also held a variety of
positions in the financial area of Public Service Company of Colorado
before it merged with Southwestern Public Service Company to form NCE.
Mr. Kelly earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a
Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Regis University. He
attended the University of Colorado’s Executive Education Conference and
the University of Michigan’s Public Utility Executive Program. He is a
member of the Board of Trustees of the Science Museum of Minnesota, a
Board member of Colorado Concern and the Minneapolis Downtown Council, a
past President of the Arvada Optimist Club and a past Director of the
Ronald McDonald House and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.

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W.brunetti / R.kelly - Xcel Energy Inc (xel)
May 01, 2005