Todd Thornton, Senior Vice President, Origination and Development
Todd Thornton has served as Calpine’s Senior Vice President of Origination and Development since May 2014. In this role, he leads development and origination activities throughout our central and eastern regions. Previously, Mr. Thornton was appointed to the position of Vice President of Commercial Development in January 2013, responsible for greenfield and brownfield development efforts. From 2009-2013, he served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, responsible for corporate and project finance, treasury operations, investment analytics, debt compliance and commercial credit. Mr. Thornton joined Calpine in 2000 through Calpine’s acquisition of SkyGen Energy, where he served in various financial roles. Mr. Thornton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.