Doug is the Director of Operation for Horizon Hospitality LLC. Doug has enjoyed a successful career in the hotel industry since 1995 when he started as a laundry attendant with the Holiday Inn. In 1999, Doug was promoted to Assistant General Manager for Marriott in Memphis, Tennessee and was promoted to General Manager after 6 months of service. Doug left Memphis, home of the world’s best barbecue in 2002 for Orlando, Florida for an opportunity to open a Homewood Suites by Hilton property. At this time, Doug was with Buffalo Lodging Associates. While a General Manager with Buffalo Lodging Associates, Doug opened several hotel properties for them. During 2007, Doug joined the Horizon Hospitality family of hotels and opened the Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh-Meadow Lands. In September, 2009, Doug opened the Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh-Southpointe property for Horizon Hospitality. As Horizon branched into Choice Hotel properties in 2010 Doug opened and managed the Cambria Suites Washington PA for 4 years until August 2014 and has now landed his current manager role in the downtown Pittsburgh market.
Doug is a 1999 graduate of Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. Doug is also active in the Washington County community and enjoys traveling and spending time with his three children. In addition, Doug is an avid and skilled golfer and one of The Ohio State Buckeye’s biggest fans.