- Title: President, Parkland USA
- Industry: Energy
Doug was named President of Parkland USA on November 1st of 2017. Parkland USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Parkland Fuels Inc. (TSX:PKI) Canada’s largest independent refiner and fuel supplier. Parkland USA has revenues of over $1 billion annually and employs 850 team members across nine states in the retail c-store, commercial and wholesale fuels, propane and lubricants businesses.
Doug has over twenty years’ experience working in the energy and technology industries and began his career with Exxon. An early pioneer in web and internet technology Doug was the Co-Founder and COO of FuelQuest, a leading supply chain management and tax automation solution, used to this day throughout the energy industry by clients like Wal-Mart, Costco, Ryder, 7-Eleven, UPS, and Chevron.
Recently as President of Mansfield Energy, Doug was the driving force behind Mansfield’s corporate strategy, acquisitions, partnerships, sales and marketing. Over the first five years after joining the firm Doug and the team achieved nearly $1 billion in new sales per year every year reaching over $8 billion in sales by 2014. During Doug’s 10 year tenure Mansfield achieved an average annual return on equity of 38% per year.
In 2006, Doug was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Energy Technology, Houston and Gulf Coast Area. He was honored as a 2009 Clemson Alumni Entrepreneur by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University. He was named to the CIO 100 in 2010 and 2011. Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management.