West Region Executive, Senior Vice President
Doug is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities for Wexford. He brings 30 years of commercial real estate and community development experience to Wexford, including development management, stakeholder advisory, construction oversight, and financial structuring.
Before joining Wexford, Doug was CEO of Downtown STL, Inc. a public/private partnership focused on economic development in Downtown St. Louis. Doug’s previous experience includes consulting with Knowledge Community stakeholders, including the Cortex Innovation District and Washington University in St. Louis. From 1985 to 2007, Doug was employed at Bank of America (and predecessors) where he held several company-wide leadership positions including President of the Community Development Banking Group and President of the Franchise Banking Group. Both entities were recognized as national leaders in providing debt and equity solutions for capital projects across the U.S.
Doug is currently assisting in the continued development of the Cortex Innovation District and BRDG Park in St. Louis, in addition to working with key stakeholders in Phoenix, Austin and Chicago to seek new Knowledge Community development opportunities in those markets
Doug currently serves on the Advisory Board of the George Warren Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a former board member of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, the Local Initiative Support Corporation, the St. Louis Equity Fund and the Missouri Bankers Association.Print