Director of Procurement, Capital Programs DC Water
Mr. Gonzalez serves the Authority as Director of Procurement, Capital Programs. Before joining DC Water in August 2019, he held similar positions at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
In his role he is responsible for enhancing DC Water’s Capital Programs procurement capabilities, working in collaboration with the Authority’s Engineering and Construction groups to introduce best practices designed to impact the success of capital-intensive investments. Rudy also leads Capital Programs sourcing which includes Engineering, Construction and Professional Services for DC Water’s $7.0 Billion 10-Year Capital Improvement Plan.
Rudy graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Route to Business from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the Institute for Supply Management and a Certified Professional in Supply Management and Supplier Diversity. Rudy co-authored a 2019 cover article for Water Finance & Management magazine titled At A Crossroads: Is Now the Time for Water Utilities to Rethink Procurement and Delivery of Capital Projects?