Doug is the Chairman and CEO of Paradigm Associates LLC, a company he founded in 1985, and is now represented by professionals in multiple states across the US.
Doug's personal clients are executives, managers and business development professionals throughout North and South America, Europe and South Africa. His experience spans over fifty different industries and crosses the for-profit, non-profit and governmental sectors. In addition to his work on strategic planning and leadership development issues, he is known by his peers across the U.S. as "The Sales Doctor" for his ability to diagnosis missing elements of the sales process. Doug is an experienced speaker at national and international conferences, was a columnist for American Executive magazine (for C-Suite executives running organizations of $50+ million in revenue) and has been interviewed on television and radio numerous times.
A believer in continuous improvement, Doug has received Certifications as a Business Coach, Total Quality Institute (TQI) Facilitator, and Analyst for the Attribute, DISC, and Values Indexes. He has also been Certified by the Institute for Sustainability in order to help organizations remain viable and competitive in an environment where the triple bottom line (economic, social and environmental success) is becoming increasingly important.
At Procter & Gamble and other manufacturing companies, Doug managed both line and staff. While at the University of Delaware, he was elected to campus-wide, regional, and national offices, was an Intern in the U.S. Senate, and received an Undergraduate Research Grant to study Leadership Styles vs. Group Behavior. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Business & Economics and Philosophy.