Doug is the Managing Partner of Wexley Consulting HRD-LLC. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 from Catholic University of America and has had extensive management and operational experience as an executive of several companies with responsibilities for international subsidiaries. Additionally, Doug has consulted to numerous Fortune 500 companies. Also, while an undergraduate at The University of Maryland, College Park, Doug played varsity baseball in the early 70’s.
Doug has advised organizations in such areas as: leadership and management development, performance management and appraisal systems, organizational change and development, and executive coaching. He has also spoken extensively on these subjects to various groups throughout the United States.
Doug is very active in the business community. He is currently President of the Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Club of Baltimore, an organization which strives to provide a forum to educate executives of small, mid-size, and larger companies. Additionally, he facilitates a Presidential Advisory Council, a subgroup of the CEO Club, which acts as a board of advisors for its members. Doug is also the co-author of the Secrets of Resilient Leadership as well as the book Stronger – Develop the Resilience You Need To Succeed published by the American Management Association and was named one of the top 30 best business books of the year in 2016. Additionally, he is the author of over 110 professional articles.
Also, Doug and his wife Sharon founded the Kristin Rita Strouse Foundation in 2001 , a non-profit which is dedicated to supporting programs that increase awareness of mental health through education and the arts .