Full Name
Stephen Martz
Job Title
Vice President, Integrated Planning
Xcel Energy Services Inc.
Speaker Bio
In his current role, Steve oversees the integrated planning organization at Xcel Energy. In this role he is responsible for the long-term system planning and strategy of the electric distribution and transmission, generation, and natural gas businesses.

Prior to his current role, Steve was the vice president of engineering with responsibility for technical design, system planning, asset management, integrity, and project management. He started with Xcel in 2015 as head of the planning group where he was responsible for company growth planning and asset optimization.

Steve was previously employed by Sempra Energy where he worked in various capacities including design engineering, operations management, R&D, corporate development, and marketing.

Steve holds a BS in Chemical & Materials Engineering from Cal Poly and master’s degrees in Finance and Business Administration. He actively serves on several industry committees with the American Gas Association and the Southern Gas Association. He also serves as a board member for the Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club and Reach Out Students for Education.
Stephen Martz