Eric DeBonis is Senior Vice President/Operations at Southwest Gas Corporation. Eric joined Southwest Gas Corporation in 1993. During his 26 years with the company, he held various positions in Engineering, and Operations. In 2008, Eric was named Vice President/Central Arizona Division and in 2010, he was named Vice President/Special Projects. In 2011, Eric was named Senior Vice President/Staff Operations and Technology, and in 2012, he was named Senior Vice President/Operations. Prior to joining Southwest Gas, his experience included positions in marketing and operations at Public Service Company of New Mexico.
Eric holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico, and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno. He completed the Advanced Executive Program at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in 2011. Eric is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona, Nevada, and California. He is a member of the American Gas Association Board Safety Committee and the Western Energy Institute Board of Directors. Eric currently serves on the Board of Trustees of HELP of Southern Nevada.
Eric lives in Las Vegas with his wife Sonnya and they have two children, Michael and Alexis. His hobbies include spending time with his family and traveling.