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As Steel Department Head for AIFP, Doug is heavily involved in the buying and selling of all steel products. He has been importing steel since 1986 and brings vast experience to AIFP's Steel Import operation.
Starting with sister company Western International in 2005, and then joining American International Forest Products in 2012, Doug has achieved AIFP's highest Sales Awards, reaching Forest City Trading Group’s Gold Circle level of trading excellence honors four times and AIFP's highest level of Sales Achievement four times.
Doug attended Southern Oregon University where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in business administration with an emphasis in marketing.
In his free time, he spends time with his wife, Angie, and their three children, Blake, Jacob, and Keatin.
We balance hard work and play. With exceptional employee retention and a people first approach, we keep our staff happy and engaged.
Some of my favorite things about working at AIFP are that I enjoy the trading partners that I work with every day, and the fact that my paycheck is based on how hard that I am willing to work.Jeff Hoggard Trader
Commodity trading is the coolest, old-school, person-to-person, make-deals business out there. It’s professional, personal, and requires a level of ease with people. It’s both challenging and rewarding.Nick Klohs Trader