Doug brings more than two decades of leadership and real estate experience to the company. He has served as a founder, CEO, operator, and investor and has overseen the purchase and sale of over 100 houses and over 5,000 acres of rural land. Prior to starting Hawthorne Capital, Doug founded and led a pioneering real estate technology company, ultimately guiding it to a successful exit. Doug was named to the HBJ 40 Under 40 list, and his companies have regularly appeared on the lists of Inc. 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies and HBJ Best Places to Work.
Doug graduated from the business and honors colleges at Texas Tech University as the top graduate out of over 500 students. He also learned Spanish after spending a year living in Spain and Chile. To give back, he invests in veteran-owned businesses, mentors local entrepreneurs and grants scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Connect with Doug on Linkedin and Facebook to learn more about his professional journey and Hawthorne Capital.