Doug graduated from Saint Olaf College in 2008 with a degree in Economics. He worked in financial planning for a number of years before transitioning to Bethany International, where he serves as director of the mission office (BethanyGateways.org) overseeing finance, missionary fundraising, recruitment, onboarding, and operations. Doug was on the Oversight Team from 2015 – 2017 before taking some time off, and was invited back on in 2018. He has served on several ministry teams but presently gives most of his time to stewarding the Finance Ministry Team and helping lead the Storehouse Fund, our church initiative to raise financial support and care for the poor, refugee, orphan, and persecuted. He and Ashley have been married since 2007, and have three kids; Samuel, Maxwell, and Josephine.