Doug is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School (1974) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1978), where he was a Morehead Scholar and where he first discovered his fascination with the study of what he would later come to find is known as “worldview.”
He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia Schools of Law and Business (1982) where he received his J.D. and his M.B.A. In addition, Doug passed the N.C. Bar Examination and earned his C.P.A. designation.
After a long career as an investment banker in the U.S. in mergers and acquisitions and private equity, Doug began a full-time effort to establish the Praxis Circle as a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the pursuit of worldview knowledge.
Doug is married and the father of three adult children and five grandchildren.