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William R. Ford

William R. FordVice President and Chief Accounting Officer, WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas

William R. Ford is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the financial accounting and reporting functions for the companies.

Mr. Ford has been with Washington Gas since June of 2005. From 2009-2010 he served as Assistant Controller of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas Light Company and prior to that had various managerial responsibilities in the Controller's organization.

Mr. Ford is a native of California where he started his career with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in 1981 and held various positions in accounting and finance primarily at PG&E Corporation's interstate pipeline company. Prior to joining Washington Gas, Mr. Ford was Controller and Chief Accounting Officer with National Energy and Gas Transmission, Inc., a former subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

Mr. Ford holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from California State University, Sacramento and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He serves as the Chair of the American Gas Association Accounting Advisory Council. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Strathmore Hall Foundation as the Treasurer.

Mr. Ford is married, has two sons and lives in Potomac, Maryland.