Douglas started working in the field since the age of 19. He initially supported individuals in a North Carolina Group-Home. Douglas acquired considerable experience through an array of jobs- working at Alternative Community Experience and later working with children with developmental disabilities and Autism. Douglas joined SSVA in 2015 as a DSP, and subsequently worked his way up to the current position. In his spare time he enjoys watching television and movies, especially Sci-fi. Doug enjoys nature, particularly during the Spring and Fall months, because of the colorful foliage and warm weather.