Douglas R. Van Scoy
In 1974, Doug went to work with the investment firm of Smith Barney and stayed until his retirement in 2001. During that period he held various positions, and ended his career in 2001 as the Deputy Director and Senior Executive Vice President of Smith Barney. In that position Doug was on the management committee and was part of the team responsible for managing the Private Client Group with revenues of seven billion dollars, 500 branch offices and 12,000 financial consultants
After receiving BS and MS degrees from West Virginia University, and a stint in the US Army, Doug started his investment career in Baltimore Maryland in 1969 with Blyth Eastman Dillon.
As part of his career, Doug served on the board of Robinson Humphrey, and was given the leadership award from the Georgia Securities Association in 1994.
Outside of his career, Doug has served as a trustee and chairman of the Galloway school in Atlanta Georgia, a trustee of University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, and is currently on the board of visitors of Charleston Collegiate School in Charleston, South Carolina. Additionally, Doug has served as board member and chairman of the West Virginia University Alumni Association. He currently serves on the West Virginia University Foundation Board. Doug is now an owner and partner of Pit Partners, a hospitality business in South Carolina. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Sterling Asset Management.
Doug and his wife, Pamela Smith Van Scoy, have three married daughters, three grandchildren, and reside in Charleston South Carolina. Doug and Pam have been contributors to both the bricks program and the field of dreams fundraiser.