Doug’s insurance career began as an underwriter with American Family Insurance in Madison, Wisconsin. He then joined The Neckerman Agency in 1983. Doug has been very involved with the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW) and was presented with its Young Insurance Agent of the Year award for his efforts and commitment to the organization. He later received the local chapter’s Insurance Person of the Year award.
Doug has served on the State of Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner’s Advisory Board for Property and Casualty Insurance. He is active with many local boards and is currently serving on the Technology Education Foundation Board, the Madison Downtown Rotary Board of Trustees, and is involved with United Way of Dane County. He recently retired as the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Board President but is still active with the hospital. He and his wife, Kathy, have three daughters.