Doug was born in Calgary, grew up in Rosedale, and as a little sprog went to King George School.
He and his family reside in Mount Pleasant and now his daughter goes to King George.
Educated at the U of C in general studies, University of Victoria in science, University of British Columbia, Regent in Theology and holds a technical diploma from SAIT. Generally, educated enough to be interesting at any type of party.
After some time in Asia and Australia Doug started his real estate career in Calgary in 1988. During that time has spent time in commercial sales and leasing, condominium conversions and construction and residential sales, construction and more recently design. Doug is also a residential energy advisor certified by NRCan.