David L. Porges joined EQT Corporation in 1998 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2000, and elected to the EQT Board of Directors in 2002. In 2005, Porges was named Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration; and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2007. Porges was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of EQT Corporation in 2010, and Chairman of the Board in 2011. He is also Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of EQT GP Services, LLC, the general partner of EQT GP Holdings, LP and EQT Midstream Services, LLC, the general partner of EQT Midstream Partners, LP.
Prior to joining EQT, Porges spent 11 years with Bankers Trust Corporation begining in 1987, working almost entirely with energy companies. He began his career in the energy industry with Exxon Corporation (now Exxon Mobil Corporation), where he spent seven years in various international management positions.
Porges serves on the Board of Directors of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Duquesne Club. Porges is a member of the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, RAND Corporation and The Winchester Thurston School. He is also a member of the Breathe Project Leadership Group; the McCormick Advisory Council for the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University; and a lifetime board member of Pittsburgh City Theatre.