Executive Biography of Dave Dohnalek

Dave Dohnalek

Dave Dohnalek
Senior Vice President,
The Boeing Company

Dave Dohnalek is senior vice president and treasurer for the newly formed Enterprise Operations, Finance and Strategy organization at The Boeing Company.

Dohnalek leads the Treasury team in developing strategies to secure Boeing’s financial health through financing, investment and risk management, including managing corporate finance and banking, capital markets, treasury operations, insurance and pension investments. Additionally, he leads the Boeing Capital Corporation, an important global provider of customer financing options, along with the Tax team, which develops tax strategies to ensure compliance with global tax laws. Dohnalek also serves as Chairman of the Employee Benefits Investment Committee which manages the world’s largest corporate retirement plan with approximately $120 billion of assets, and is Chairman of Boeing Capital Corporation, Boeing’s global aircraft finance and leasing business.

Prior to this expanded role, Dohnalek also led the company’s activities in corporate finance and banking, pension and savings investments, global treasury operations, capital markets, global risk management and insurance, and aircraft finance and trading. 

Dohnalek also served as vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis.  In that role he was responsible for developing Boeing’s current year and long range business plans.  Dohnalek also served as Boeing’s vice president of Investor Relations where he led the company’s outreach to the global financial community, including institutional investors and securities analysts.  Dohnalek joined Boeing as assistant treasurer of Corporate Finance and Banking in March, 2002. 

Before joining Boeing, Dohnalek worked for Ameritech Corporation (now AT&T), where he served in progressively responsible leadership positions in Treasury, Finance, and Corporate Development.  He also served as chief financial officer of the Ameritech Foundation and was a member of the Supervisory Board for Magyar Telekom, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Central Europe.

Dohnalek, a CFA Charterholder, received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Master of Science in engineering from Northwestern University.  He also earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern and completed the International Business Program at London Business School.

Dohnalek serves on the boards of Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO), National Merit Scholarship Corporation, NorthShore University HealthSystem and, formerly, the Chicago Public Library Foundation. He also serves on the advisory board of FM Global Insurance Company.  Dohnalek is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.  He is married with five grown children and lives in the Chicago area.