Doug first joined St John’s when he moved to Tampa with his parents in 1979. He graduated Plant High School in 1981 and moved to Chapel Hill to attend the University of North Carolina. After graduating with a degree in Economics, he moved to Atlanta to work in the financial services industry and made All Saints Episcopal Church his church home. Doug returned to Tampa in 1999, where he once again joined St John’s. Doug married Suzanne Emery in 2006 and they have two daughters Caroline (9) and Kate (8). Doug’s involvement at St John’s include actively participating in the Fathers and children’s ministry as well as recently co-chairing the Every Member Canvass in 2014 and 2015.
Professionally, Doug has spent his career in financial services with a large segment of it at The Bank of Tampa. Doug presently works for Gries Investment Funds, a specialty finance group, located in the Westshore business district.
Doug is also active in the community. His civic work presently includes serving as Treasurer for the Tampa Metro Area YMCA and Vice Chair for Gracepoint, a behavior health organization. Doug has served on several other civic boards that work primarily with child and youth development.