Doug is focused on helping clients work toward their retirement dreams by utilizing a well-thought-out financial strategy for retirement planning.
Before joining the financial services industry, Doug served four years of active duty in the U.S. Army as a communications officer. After his military career, he followed in the footsteps of his father, Harry, who has been a financial advisor for more than 50 years. Doug started his financial services career with Northwestern Mutual, where he worked for more than 14 years.
In 2005, Doug purchased his own building and founded Ascent Financial Group. In addition to his insurance and securities licenses, he holds the Certified Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designations. He graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University in 1980.
Doug and his wife, Tami, have been married for 19 years and have five children — Rebecca, Alexa, Whitney, Bryce and Brett — and three grandchildren. An avid runner in his free time, Doug has completed 12 marathons. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, golfing and basketball.