Douglas A. Cummins - Executive Director
Doug joined SHG in early 2011 as an Executive Director.
Doug has had extensive CEO experience over the past 20 years, having served as CEO/President of four firms: two Fortune 500 companies -- Salem Carpet Mills and Liggett Group -- and two privately held companies -- Acctech and North Atlantic Trading Company.
Doug began his career in Marketing at Ogilvy and Mather in New York where he managed the Hershey and Bristol Myers accounts. He then served as VP of Marketing at RJ Reynolds Industries for 5 years, with international responsibilities for two of those years.
Doug has been a member of the Board of Directors of 15 companies over the past 20 years. These companies represent a variety of businesses ranging from manufacturing to retail and advanced technology.
Additionally, he has worked with and invested in advanced materials enterprises. Since becoming a member of the SHG team, Doug concentrates on business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and family business issues.
Doug graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from Harvard University and an MBA from Columbia University.