Doug is the founder and Chairman of Monon Capital. The firm engages with partners around ideas and opportunities for innovation and entrepreneurship through venture investments, a thought and conversations studio, a venture lab, and a charitable fund. Prior to founding the firm, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Hillenbrand, Inc. He previously held senior executive positions at Boston Scientific Corporation, Guidant Corporation, Ronald Blue & Co., and Eli Lilly & Company.
Doug serves as a trustee of the Sagamore Institute and The Trinity Forum. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Tuskegee University, a director of the International Arts Movement, EDGE Mentoring, and Telemachus. He is also serves on the board of several for-profit businesses, among which are Valve + Meter, Lost Valley Ranch and Sun Chef Global.
He attended Ball State University, where he earned a BS and a MS, and Babson College’s Consortium for Executive Education.
He is the steward of the Little Free Library #13099, located in his neighborhood, the Arts and Design District in Carmel, Indiana. The library is known for its focus on time-honored children’s books and, for its adult patrons, a regular offering of short stories by Flannery O’Connor and G.K. Chesterton. In addition it features the books of the Andrew Luck book club. The library is but one of the ways he and his family’s passion and commitment for building community and caring for the common good plays out.