Doug joined High Point Clinical Trials in January, 2016. Prior to that he served as President and Publisher of the Triad Business Journal, a role he held for 16 years. He served as Vice President of Cone Health from 1981 – 1999, where he also served as a member of the IRB. He served in Washington as Chief of Staff to U. S. Congressman Richardson Preyer of North Carolina. He also served in the White House under President Jimmy Carter.
Doug is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He received the National Leadership Award from the National Association of Community Leadership Programs and the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award from Junior Achievement of Central North Carolina. In 2017, he was presented the Maleska Leadership Service Award by Leadership Greensboro, “for a lifetime of work in the area of leadership and civic engagement.”
He serves on the Novant – Forsyth Hospital Foundation Board, the Board of Visitors of High Point University, chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina Greensboro and board of the Old North State Council Boy Scouts of America.