Doug began his real estate career at Lake Tahoe in 1979 soon becoming a multi-million dollar producer. From 1983 to 2007 Doug managed and owned a major franchise office in South Lake Tahoe, building it into a market leader with 25 agents and staff. In 2007 he merged his long-standing office with Chase International becoming the sixth Chase office at around Lake Tahoe. Doug taught Real Estate Principles at Lake Tahoe Community College for ten years in the 80’s and 90’s. He has been an officer or director of the South Tahoe Association of Realtors 14 times over the past 32 years, and has been named recipient of the South Tahoe Association of Realtors “Realtor of the Year,” "Community Service Award" and "Distinguished Service Award." Doug's very close family consists of his wife, Diane, now retired from Lake Tahoe Community College; his son Bryan, daughter-in-law Leila, daughter Jennifer and two wonderful grandchildren. Doug delights in chairing a local non-profit organization providing educational scholarships for underprivileged high school graduates (H.E.R.O. Scholarship Fund, Inc), and he sits on the South Lake Tahoe cabinet of the El Dorado Community Foundation.