Doug Johnston is the owner of The Alternative Board in Delaware. He has had more than 30 years experience in successfully leading businesses in a large corporation, with revenue responsibility in excess of $700 million. Doug’s teams achieved exceptional results by working closely with the business owners of their customers, gaining an understanding of their challenges and opportunities, and then jointly creating a culture that helped them achieve their specific goals, both business and personal.
Doug is also President of Customer1st, providing expertise in sales, marketing, strategic planning and coaching, helping businesses create a vision for winning, and establishing a priority on customer satisfaction.
Doug has an Engineering Degree from Lafayette College and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Doug places a high priority on giving back to the community and has been very active on the board of directors of a non-profit organization, The ARC of Delaware, that supports people with cognitive disabilities.
Doug is excited about the opportunity to work closely with business owners to help them achieve their own vision of success.
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