Doug has been with the firm since January 2007, when his firm, Hoffman CPAs, merged with Dragon Benware & Company, becoming the largest firm in the North Country. He earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from SUNY Plattsburgh. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Doug has also received the designation of Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Doug works with a wide variety of clients, from small family-owned businesses to high net worth individuals, with their estate, tax, business, and personal planning, and has done so for more than 35 years. Prior to starting his own CPA firm, he worked for Price Waterhouse & Co., and was the controller for the Lake Placid 1980 Olympic Winter Games. He also has the experience of operating thirteen businesses between his wife, three children, along with his own entities within their family enterprises. Doug is a consultant and principal in American Business Transitions, Inc., an organization dedicated to helping family business owners. He is also a partner in Adirondack Asset Management, LLC, a personal financial planning and investment management firm.