Doug brings with him a diverse background in both Operations and Sales, which will serve him well as he is tasked with providing leadership to create the best possible experience for advisors selling fixed insurance and annuity products. Doug started his career in the Security Alarm Monitoring industry, running the acquisition department for a publicly traded company, helping to grow the business by 250% post-IPO. He moved onto managing Customer Service, Collections, and Account Management departments, providing services to more than 80,000 customers nationwide. After leaving the alarm industry, Doug transitioned to a career as a financial advisor with a Guardian general agency, providing comprehensive financial plans to his clients.
A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Doug graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a BS in Management, with a concentration in Financial Systems. He also played 4 years of Varsity Baseball at RPI. Doug resides in East Greenbush with his wife Meghan, and three children Ellie, Saige, and Connor.