David Anderson, CPA

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David Anderson, CPA

Mr. Anderson is NW Natural Holdings President and Chief Executive Officer.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Anderson previously served as NW Natural’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Operations and Regulation, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Before joining NW Natural, Mr. Anderson was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at TXU Gas.  He previously held executive positions within TXU Corporation (formerly Texas Utilities) including Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, and Vice President of Investor Relations and Shareholder Services.

Mr. Anderson is also a director on the following boards:

  • American Gas Association. He is First Vice Chair, chairs the Compensation Committee, and is past co-chair of the Carbon Policy Task Force and past Audit Committee chair.  He is also a member of the Finance Committee and the Safety, Resilience/Reliability, and Security Task Force.
  • American Gas Foundation Board.
  • Oregon Business Council.
  • Member of SOLVE’s Founders’ Circle.

Mr. Anderson has also been appointed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to serve on Oregon’s Global Warming Commission.

He is a past board member of Portland State University Foundation (Investment Committee Chair), Northwest Gas Association, Portland Business Alliance, Greater Portland Inc., a past president of Oregon Partnership (Lines for Life), past chair of Associated Oregon Industries (AOI) Fiscal Policy Committee and a past advisory board member for PSU School of Business and Oregon Department of Education Business Advisory Team.

Mr. Anderson holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University and is a CPA (ret.) and CGMA.

Northwest Natural Holding Company (NW Natural Holdings)

NW Natural Holdings (NYSE: NWN) is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and through its subsidiaries has been doing business for over 160 years in the Pacific Northwest. It owns NW Natural Gas Company (NW Natural), NW Natural Water Company (NW Natural Water), and other business interests and activities. NW Natural is a local distribution company that currently provides natural gas service to approximately two million people in more than 140 communities through more than 750,000 meters in Oregon and Southwest Washington. NW Natural Water currently provides water and wastewater distribution service to approximately 43,500 people through 17,400 connections. NW Natural Holdings has over a billion in assets.