Prior to co-founding Cerity Partners, Doug was a Managing Director leading the Chicago market for Legg Mason Investment Counsel. In addition to his office and client responsibilities, Doug was a key member of the firm's Executive Committee and also served on the Global Equity Committee. Before joining Legg Mason, Doug was the Chief Investment Officer for a regional bank based in Ohio and also spent ten years with a prestigious trust company based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Doug earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Missouri and holds a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Doug is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.