Wes Reeves

Trustee | Amarillo, Texas

Wes Reeves is the media relations representative for Xcel Energy, an electric utility serving the Panhandle and South Plains regions and eastern New Mexico. He is based in Amarillo.

Wes was born in Brenham, Texas, and raised in the Panhandle community of Wellington in Collingsworth County. He earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and returned to the Panhandle to work as a reporter for the Amarillo Globe-News before transitioning into a public relations career in 1995. He started working for Southwestern Public Service Company, now a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, in 1997.

Wes became involved in historic preservation when he led an effort to restore the Ritz Theatre in his hometown of Wellington. He later served two board terms at Preservation Texas and two terms on the THC State Board of Review. In Amarillo, he serves on the board of the Amarillo Historical Preservation Foundation and is a member of the Potter County Historical Commission.

Wes is married to his wife of 29 years, Kim, and is the father of two children who are both in college.