Doug has worked as a financial consultant for rural telecommunications and broadband carriers since 1991. His key focus areas include federal and state regulatory involvement, including considerable advocacy experience; universal service; jurisdictional cost separations; financial forecasting; solution-oriented strategic planning; and rate of return regulation.

Doug also assists and advocates for improved telecommunications policies for Tribal nations and carriers serving those areas. He’s highly adept in this area, having spent most of his career navigating the complexities of Tribal telecommunications policies.

External Publications

  • "Evaluating the Critical Need for Broadband Sustainability Funding on Rural Tribal Lands" (Whitepaper, August 2022)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Business Planning & Feasibility Analysis
    (NTTA Broadband Opportunities Summit, February 2022)
  • Business Planning for Broadband Networks
    (NTTA Presentation to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, September 2021)

Professional Affiliations

  • Advisory Committee, Tribal Telecom
  • Committee Member, NTCA’s Associate Member Task Force
  • Committee Member, NTCA’s Tribal Advisory Committee
  • Committee Member, WTA’s Tribal Affairs Committee
  • Consultant, National Tribal Telecommunications Association (NTTA)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Cost Quest Broadband Data Advisory Board


  • BS, accounting, Baker University