Doug Thorpe

Doug Thorpe

Advisory Boards | Business to Business | Family-Owned Business | Financial/Financing | General Business Facilitator | Leadership | Management | Real Estate | Strategic Planning | Technology

Doug Thorpe is a performance-driven Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Thought Leader, and Consultant with more than 40 years of success in the financial services, executive coaching, and real estate finance industries. Leveraging extensive experience in guiding business transformation for growth-oriented organizations, he is a valuable asset for startup to mid-cap companies requiring expert assistance with pre-merger planning, technology transition, continuity planning, and new platform implementation. His broad areas of expertise include leadership development, servant leadership, business consulting and advisory, executive coaching, career coaching, workshop facilitation, seminar presentations, operations management, growth strategy, and process improvements.

Throughout his executive career, Doug has held leadership positions at organizations including Headway Exec LLC, Jobs Ministry Southwest, SolomonEdwards Group LLC, Profile Business Systems LLC, and Chase. In his current role as President and CEO of HeadwayExec LLC, Doug works closely with executive clients around the globe to help individuals develop advanced leadership skills. He has leveraged his own executive coaching training to create and implement effective training programs and advisory for senior leadership teams. Doug was the Founder and Director of Jobs Ministry Southwest, a non-denominational, faith-based 501c (3) jobs ministry which was featured in Fortune magazine. Since its establishment in 2008, the ministry has delivered over 35,000 training and career coaching hours. Doug’s blog,, was ranked in the Top 100 Leadership Blogs List in 2016 and Doug has over 62,500 social media followers.

Doug attained his MBA in Management from Troy University and his BBA in Management from Texas A&M University. He is a John Maxwell Certified Business Coach and a SOLID Certified Executive Leadership Coach. As an experienced Board member, Doug has prior Board experience with both non-profit and for-profit organizations. In addition, Doug is the author of the book The Uncommon Commodity: Common Sense Guide for First Time Managers.

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