Doug has been vegan for almost 20 years and believes in compassion for all living beings. He works as a management consultant where he advises organizations on strategy, business transformation, organizational change management, enterprise collaboration, and knowledge management.
Doug also volunteers at several Asheville-based farm animal rescue organizations, including Animal Haven of Asheville and Chickweed Sanctuary. He has previously volunteered for dog rescues and served as an elected official on the board of directors for a fire and rescue agency.
Doug lives in Asheville, NC, with his wife Julia and two senior rescue dogs. He enjoys hiking and eating at vegan restaurants.