Douglas (Doug) Haynes, the President of The Council, provides counsel to high-ranking directors at both public and private corporations.
Douglas Haynes was recently appointed President of Point72 Asset Management, one of the United States’ most recognized equity hedge funds. Doug previously worked as a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, managing operations for the Northeast Area of America and their international practice. In addition, he was part of the team overseeing the McKinsey High-Tech enterprise and helped to develop their technology-focused services. Before pursuing his MBA, Doug held roles as a GE Plastics Business Group engineer and a software programmer for the CIA.
Doug is passionate about battling poverty, aiding veterans, and focusing on education. He was essential in founding the Cohen Veteran’s Network, Cohen Veteran’s Bioscience, and Cohen Veterans Solutions. Doug was a significant contributor to the Cohen Veterans Network, which aims to match homeless veterans with housing and employment opportunities. Alongside his colleagues, he made substantial contributions that raised over 25 million dollars for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America organization.
Doug achieved the highest honors in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and was a Shermet Scholar at the Darden Graduate School of Business. He holds the title of Director at the Cohen Veterans Network, Director for Antidote Treatment Centers, Chairman for the President’s Advisory Council of Business at West Virginia University, and an Advisory Board Member for the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Doug Haynes has a background in software development, with experience on GE Plastics and the United States Central Intelligence Agency. He started at GE Plastics before moving to Saudi Arabia to develop software for the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Aviation, Office of Telecommunications, and Information Technology. He then went on to take up programming roles at Central Intelligence Agency out of Langley, Virginia.
In conclusion, Doug Haynes is a success story. He has risen to the top of Wall Street and continues volunteering in his community with the Meals on Wheels program. Doug is a renowned philanthropist and mentor, showing that if he can do it, so can you.