After graduating from Penn State University in 1978, Doug joined Loesel-Schaaf Insurance Agency in 1979. He attended several Insurance Company education classes with Cincinnati, The Hartford, The Travelers and Industrial Risk Insurers. He received the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Designation in 1983. Doug became a principal in the agency in 1988 and became President effective January 1, 2001. As of January 2021, Doug passed the torch and stepped into a new role as Chairman of the Board.
Doug has served on the Berkley Mid-Atlantic Agents Advisory Committee, served six years on the board of directors for the Insurance Agents Brokers of PA and attended several Agents round tables with Cincinnati Insurance. He has also served on several non-profit boards in the area.
Doug has sailed all his life and also enjoyed over 16 years coaching girls softball.