Charles McDonough

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Washington, DC

Previous Experience

  • Acting Chief Financial Officer, World Bank 
  • Vice President and Controller, World Bank 
  • Deputy Controller, World Bank 
  • Accounting Director, World Bank

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Charles McDonough

Managing Director of Corporate Operations

Chuck has extensive experience in accounting and in the financial management of global organizations.


He joined Promontory after a three-decade-long career with the World Bank, where he began as an accountant, specializing in financial reporting and operational risk, and rose to become vice president and controller, a position in which he led the overhaul of the bank’s reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission. He also oversaw the bank’s response to new regulatory regimes, such as the Dodd-Frank Act, requirements of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and United Nations anti-money-laundering sanctions. From March 2012 to March 2013, he served as the World Bank’s acting chief financial officer. Prior to his career at the World Bank, Chuck spent seven years with Price Waterhouse. He is a certified public accountant.


  • B.S., accounting, cum laude, Loyola Marymount University

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