General Session Speaker

Doug Haugh

President, Parkland USA
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Parkland Corporation

Doug Haugh has over twenty-five years’ experience working in the energy and technology industries and has built businesses organically and by working with both buyers and sellers on dozens of transactions across the downstream energy industry. Doug has lead growth strategies in the retail convenience store, fuels marketing, supply & trading, renewable products, lubricants, technology, and distribution sectors.

He currently serves as President of Parkland USA a division of Parkland Fuels Corporation one of North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products. Parkland USA has grown earnings by 700% and completed 12 acquisitions in the past 36 months under Doug's leadership.

Doug currently serves as a Board Director of BioBlend Renewable Resources, a renewable biobased products company that now has over 50 fully commercialized bio-based products. In addition to BioBlend Doug serves as board director for TRUX, and FILLD. Doug began his career with Exxon, serving in marketing and business development. Previously as Co-Founder and COO of FuelQuest, Doug created supply chain management and tax automation solutions throughout the downstream energy industry for clients like Wal-Mart, Ryder, 7-Eleven, UPS, and Chevron. As President and Chief Strategy Officer of Mansfield Energy, Doug was the driving force behind Mansfield’s corporate strategy, acquisitions, partnerships, and alliances.

Dedicated to building a strong sense of community and committed to continuous education Doug serves on the Board of Directors of The Fuels Institute, a nonprofit research institute focused on evaluating issues affecting the vehicles and fuels markets. Doug also supports and mentor’s diverse business leaders through Liberty Fellowship.

In 2006, Doug was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Energy Technology, Houston and Gulf Coast Area. He was honored as a 2009 Clemson Alumni Entrepreneur by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University. He was named to the CIO 100 in 2010 and 2011 by CIO magazine.

Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management. Doug was born overseas in Scotland. He and his wife of 23 years, Athena, have lived all over the U.S. from Charleston to San Francisco, and have two children Asa and Gavin.