Doug was appointed the National Managing Partner of Private Company Services in 2018. He became the managing partner for the South Florida offices of Grant Thornton in April 2004 and the managing partner for the Florida Market Territory in October 2011. The Florida Market Territory includes offices in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville. Doug also served for two terms as a Board Member on the Grant Thornton Partnership Board from 2008 to 2014. He is a strategic thinker with a proven track record for growth and profitability.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton in 2002, Doug was with Arthur Andersen for 22 combined years in Charlotte and Greensboro, North Carolina. He was promoted to partner in 1991 and became the partner in charge of the Greensboro office in 2000. His experience includes assisting companies in mergers and acquisitions, performing due diligence, consulting on financial reporting and structuring of acquisitions, purchase accounting, private placements, 144A offerings, public securities registrations and SEC reporting. He has worked with a wide range of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies, in a variety of industries.
- Transportation, logistics, wholesale, and distribution
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Retail and consumer products
- Technology, media, entertainment, and telecommunications
- International audit
Professional qualifications and memberships
CPA – Florida and North Carolina
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
While in North Carolina, Doug served on the Board of the Piedmont Entrepreneurial Network, the Greensboro Metro YMCA’s, the Wake Forrest Family Business Center and the Entrepreneurial Committee of Action Greensboro. In Florida, Doug has served on the Board of Trustees of the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science, and the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation. He also serves or has served on the Accounting Advisory Board for The University of Florida, Florida State University and Florida Gulf Coast University.
BS, Accounting, Miami University
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