Doug Pearson has 33 years of experience in engineering, construction, and facilities management, working in higher education, healthcare, K-12, and with the federal government. Dr. Pearson has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from New Mexico State University, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University. Dr. Pearson is a Fellow member of Association of Energy Engineers, a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Energy Auditor, 2006 Energy Engineer of the Year in Region III, and 2016 Institutional Energy Manager of the Year. Dr. Pearson is a member of the International Facility Management Association and is a Certified Facility Manager. Dr. Pearson is an active member of the APPA, Leadership in Educational Facilities and has presented at the national conference on a variety of topics. Dr. Pearson has been a Certified Playground Inspector by the National Playground Safety Institute, deemed the Responsible Party under AHERA regulations, and holds a residential contractor's license. Dr. Pearson is married to his wife, Lisa, who is a registered Landscape Architect, and they live with their two cats, Jasper and Cho.