Douglas (Doug) Haynes, Managing Partner, Council Advisors (formerly G100) and President of The Council, is a philanthropist and counselor to top executives.
Doug graduated summa cum laude in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and was a Shermet Scholar at the Darden Graduate School of Business. He worked as a software developer for the Central Intelligence Agency and as a design engineer and marketing professional at GE Plastics before joining McKinsey & Company in 1992. At McKinsey, he helped build the firm’s practices in Basic Materials, Operations, and High Tech and was a member of the Atlanta, London, Connecticut, and New York offices. He led the Northeast Region before retiring after 22 years in the firm. Doug most recently served as President of Point72 Asset Management. His four-year tenure featured outperformance of peer competitors, restoration of the founder’s SEC license, launch of the firm’s venture capital arm and, at the time, the industry’s largest single round capital raise. Doug is currently Managing Partner at Council Advisors and President of the Council, serving the unique needs of Enterprise Leaders.
Doug is also a founding board member for The Center for Global Enterprise, a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting effective leadership of global businesses. He is an active philanthropist for the causes of poverty-fighting and veterans’ support. He is a founding board member of the Cohen Veteran’s Network and Cohen Veteran’s Bioscience organizations. Doug is currently serving as a Board Advisor for the Cohen Veteran’s Bioscience. He is a board member of the Robin Hood Foundation in New York and Camp Southern Ground in Georgia. He also serves on the boards of technology startup companies – ChainIQ, a Swiss logistics provider; FRISQ, a Swedish health information services provider; Vega Factor, an all-in-one workspace, helping organizations and individuals build high-performing cultures through the science of total motivation; and Obsidian Asset Management, a commercial real estate investment resource providing research and expertly vetted investment opportunities. He has served as a board member and/or advisor to Singtel Corporation, the Darden Graduate School of Business, Villanova University, the Canterbury School, and the Randolph Macon Academy.
Doug and his wife, Laurice, live in Scarborough, New York. Laurice is the founder of T2X Rehabilitation and Functional Mobility, owner of the Fountain Inn Bed & Breakfast, and a board member of Rising Starr Equine Rescue. They are the parents of five adult children.Back to Leadership