He was a founding partner in Burns & Hammond, a consultancy that worked with companies, communities and countries seeking to leverage sustainability as a key business evolution strategy. He has designed strategic roadmaps and platforms for a diverse array of local, regional, national and global clients and has served in board leadership positions for numerous education, environmental and social justice community organizations.
Doug has also been integral to the founding, successful development and leadership of many of today’s prominent national and international sustainable business associations including Business for Social Responsibility, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies and the American Sustainable Business Council. In partnership with the Social Venture Network, he co-authored The New Corporate Vision Project, one of the first business manuals designed to integrate sustainability standards theory into practice.
In 2015 he was introduced to Kangaroo Coffee and Colorado Springs. fell in love with the business and the community and has served as its CEO ever since; growing the company, expanding its social impact and generally having a blast while limiting himself to one cup of java a day.