All things innovation start with Doug. Ambition to adapt, vision to grow and confidence in being the agency of choice are all driving forces in &Barr culture that are spearheaded by Doug. As the Vice President of Innovation and Growth, his responsibilities may require him to be a visionary leader—but what they don’t require is his contagious optimism and positivity.
Doug is a proud graduate of Florida State University where he founded the FSView Newspaper while earning degrees in Economics and Business Administration. A driven leader with over 20 years of experience, Doug’s impressive skillset boasts crafting integrated marketing campaigns, sales and technology strategy from both the agency and the brand side. He’s been responsible for securing successful partnerships with top Fortune 500 companies including AOL, Coke, Disney, FOX Television and General Motors, all resulting in incredible ROI and notable industry awards including the Internet Marketing Associations (IMA), Top 10 Agency of The Year and BtoB Magazine’s Top 100 US Advertising Agencies.
At &Barr, he passionately owns new business efforts with equal parts acumen and scrappiness. Doug leads innovation and growth by developing long-term relationships with leading brands to deliver strategies that empower the development of more meaningful and profitable customer relationships via integrated marketing campaigns. Through his ability to think creatively, Doug creates strategies beyond business development. He works in tandem with other departments, bringing a new perspective and business mindset to a variety of marketing problems. With an unapologetic sense of curiosity, Doug sees opportunity for growth everywhere, always scoping for new client initiatives and new services offerings.
In Doug you’ll find a true partner in every sense of the word. Our relationship with you, the client, is everything, which is why Doug is your primary advocate and initial contact. From the first handshake to the anytime, anywhere client service-mentality, Doug is your ally in identifying your brand’s needs, your goals—and most importantly—how we can help