General Manager & COO
Doug joined the Bear's Paw management team on December 15, 2014. Doug brings over 38 years of experience in the club industry, 26 years managing golf & country clubs. For the past 27 years Doug has lived in Naples and managed such clubs as Bay Colony Golf Club, TwinEagles Golf & Country Club, Stonebridge Golf & Country Club and prior to joining the team at Bear's Paw he was the General Manager at Plantation Golf & Country Club. Doug has been an active member of the Club Managers Association of America for 24 years and is a certified community association manager. Doug was raised in Winter Park Florida and attended Florida State University where he met his wife and soulmate of 32 years Debra. Doug & Debra have two boys Trey 22 and Trevor 16. Both boys have attended Seacrest Country Day School since pre-K. Other family members include a Havanese named Cody and a rescue puppy from Puerto Rico named Kylo. Doug's passions, outside of the country club industry, include surfing, fishing, nature and boating with his family.