Doug is a dynamic individual, with a result-focused mentality. As an Executive Project Director, he combines his experience in architectural design and over 25 years of hospitality development with industry leaders such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Ginn Company, and Wyndham where he designed and built retail, residential communities, resort hotels, vacation clubs, clubhouses, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
As an integral member of world-class real estate development management teams, Doug is considered a gifted manager of multiple, complex projects across the United States and internationally where he consistently executed his projects within planned specifications, quality standards, budgets, and critical timelines. Working for professional consulting firms in real estate development, design management, construction services, and owner representative services, Doug has gained experience all over the world with responsibilities ranging from providing real estate development planning to design management, coordinating with development and construction directors on resort product, expansions, upgrades and/or renovations to existing site.
With AOA, Doug was recently responsible for managing design and construction activities for Shanghai Disneyland: Pirates of the Caribbean – Treasure Cove E-ticket attraction. He was a part of the Hong Kong Disneyland Hollywood Hotel (600 room Moderate Hotel), Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (1300 room Deluxe Hotel), Disney Institute 400 seat cinema, and 1100 seat amphitheater and Baha Mar’s - Baha Mar Hotel and Rosewood Hotel. Doug was responsible for overall project management of property resorts planned works and food and beverage at Disneyland Paris hotels. With this project, he established and managed projects, budgets and schedules through turnover and closeout and hired and managed consultant groups and general contractors through design phases, construction administration and closeout.