Gary Venz is the Director of Commercial Services for Williams Northwest Pipeline. Gary is a graduate of the University of Utah, where he received a BS in Finance. Before joining Williams, Gary worked as the Manager of Origination for Duke Energy North America and started his professional career in San Francisco working for the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch.
At Williams, Gary directs and maintains customer relations and commercial activities for pipeline customers. Develops, negotiates, and administers transportation related agreements and strategies for the pipeline company to ensure customer satisfaction, loyalty, market growth and segmentation and value added strategy initiatives. Oversees the development and evaluation of transportation marketing opportunities and discounting strategies.