Doug McKeown

Board Director

Doug is a seasoned industry professional with experience of helping firms learn, improve, and expand to realize their aspirations for growth and development.

Doug served as Board Chair at Woodard & Curran from 2009-2023 and was CEO of the firm from 2007 to 2020. During his tenure, he played active roles in operations, marketing, business development, and governance to help the firm grow from 80 people when he joined in 1992 to over 1,200. Under his leadership as CEO, the firm tripled in size, built a national footprint, and expanded employee ownership while improving financial performance. Doug has also been influential in raising awareness in the industry around diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Doug also serves on the Board of engineering firms Walter P Moore in Houston, Cotter Consulting in Chicago, and American Engineering Testing in Minneapolis. He is also Chair of the Board for Mercy Northern Light Hospital in Portland, Maine. He is a member of the faculty for the ACEC Senior Executive Institute (SEI). He also is the Chair of the National Advisory Board for Leadership in Engineering (nABLE), an advisory Board to the ACEC Research Institute. Doug received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Boston College.