Doug grew up in the Midwest where his family farmed and operated the local hardware store. Doug's work ethic was established very early on and continues to define his attitude toward serving his clients. Doug attended Kansas State University on a full golf scholarship where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1970. During his college years, Doug was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and worked as a house-boy in a sorority. Upon graduation he was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force as an officer and later became an instructor pilot in fighter jets. Following his military service Doug continued his education attending Saint Edwards University and the University of Colorado. For the past 30 years as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Doug has advised clients on complex financial planning issues. He has worked with an international financial planning firm and has been awarded many honors throughout his career. After many years investing in real estate for his own account, Doug developed a passion for the Vail Valley and joined Fuller BCV Sotheby's International Realty. Doug's business and financial background give him a unique perspective and insight into real estate. As your broker you can be assured Doug will provide the best information and knowledge available in the valley. His untiring work ethic, market knowledge, friendly approach and professional attitude will be an invaluable asset in your search for the perfect property. Most important to Doug is his very special wife and companion, Sigrid. They will be very happy to entertain you in their beautiful home or share their love for golf, hiking, mountain biking and skiing in this mountain paradise!