Technical Services Director Doug has received the North Oaks Health System
Leader of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2019.
In 1995, Doug joined the North Oaks Information Technology team as a Programmer/Analyst.
He was promoted to Applications Manager in 2001 and accepted his current
position in 2017. He received the health system’s Employee of the
Year Award in 2000 and 2014.
Doug earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Southeastern
He lives in Ponchatoula with his wife Stephanie. Doug has two sons—Brock, 18; and Bryce, 11—and two step-daughters—Tori, 24; and Madi, 22.
In addition to family time, Doug enjoys coaching Hammond Yankees baseball
for which his son Bryce plays.
“Doug is highly respected because of his ability to provide technical
solutions that are creative to improve how work gets done," affirms
Chief Operating Officer Michael Watkins. "He effectively manages
many complex projects at once and is quick to acknowledge his team members
as part of his own success. He is a strong, collaborative and valued leader.”
“I like the challenge and reward of implementing software and systems
that support our work to improve lives," shares Doug.