Vice President and Treasurer - WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas
Douglas I. Bonawitz is Vice President and Treasurer of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas. He was elected to this position in 2017. He is responsible for managing the companies’ capital structure, arranging liquidity to finance strategic growth plans, and developing and maintaining relationships with commercial banking partners and the financial community. He also directs the companies’ financial planning and forecasting.
Mr. Bonawitz joined WGL in 2011 and brings more than 30 years of experience in financial leadership, strategic planning and investor communications to his current role. Prior to being elected Vice President and Treasurer, he served Associate Vice President for Treasury and Investor Relations for WGL Holdings and Washington Gas. Previously, he had served as Division Head of Investor Relations and Financial Analysis for both companies.
Before coming to WGL, Mr. Bonawitz served for 15 years with the Whirlpool Corporation in roles of increasing leadership responsibility in the company’s North American Finance operations. He began his career with the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Michigan State University and his Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Bonawitz is also a graduate of the 2018 class of Leadership Greater Washington.
Mr. Bonawitz resides with his wife in Washington, D.C.