Derek Shockley is a Trade Relations Manager, and Team Lead for Xcel Energy. He is responsible for managing the trade partner activities for commercial energy efficiency programs throughout Colorado, as well as program oversight in Colorado and Texas. He has a diversified background in the energy industry that includes planning, marketing, sales, and project development work in the areas of demand side management, national accounts, new business start-ups, and applied research. Derek holds a Bachelor Business Administration, Emphasis Finance degree from Washburn University. He has been nationally recognized by the Edison Electric Institute, and the Electric Power Research Institute for his work promoting efficient and environmentally friendly end-use technologies.