Doug Thaxton joined Trust Company of America in May 1990 and currently serves on the board of directors. Before focusing on the role of director, he served as chief financial officer from 1994 through 2005.
During his 16 year tenure with the company, Mr. Thaxton led the business through numerous new business ventures including the development and execution of a business model to service privately held Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) organizations. He also serves as president of Trust Company of America’s affiliate GEMISYS Financial Services which provides various financial services to the direct participation programs market.
Prior to joining Trust in May of 1990, Mr. Thaxton held a series of positions as controller and chief financial officer in various engineering and manufacturing firms. He was a manager in the audit department of the international accounting firm Touche Ross (now Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu).
Mr. Thaxton served for five years in the U.S. Navy as a flight officer. He is a CPA and earned his bachelors of science in accounting from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado.