Doug is the founder/President of Daily Table, an innovative, nonprofit retail store bringing affordable nutrition to the food insecure by recovering the excess, wholesome food from growers, manufacturers and retailers to provide both ready-to-eat meals and basic groceries at prices that everyone can afford. Their first store is in Boston, MA.
Doug spent 31 years with Trader Joe’s Company, the last 14 years as a President, helping grow the business from a small chain in Southern California, to a nationally acclaimed retail success story. He developed their prized buying philosophy, their unique private label food program, and wrote and executed the Business Plan for expanding Trader Joe’s nationally.
He graduated from Trader Joe’s in 2008.
From 2011 through June, 2017, Doug was CEO of Conscious Capitalism Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating humanity through business; he’s is also a Trustee at Olin College of Engineering; on the Board of Overseers at WBUR; and serves on the board of several for-profit and non-profit companies.
Doug received his Executive M.B.A. from the Drucker School of Management, Claremont University. He also was a recent Senior Fellow at Harvard University where he hatched the idea of Daily Table.