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Gary Douglas

mergers and acquisitions entrepreneur

Gary Douglas, American Mergers and acquisitions entrepreneur. Avocations: writer, artist. M C. Co-founder Fair Share 502, Newport Beach, 1990; president West Newport Bridge Association, 1989. Member Balboa Bay Club, Laguna Artist's Association (president 1985).

Background

Douglas, Gary was born on September 15, 1945 in Hamtramck, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard and Zosia (Dombrzalski) Dembowski.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Walsh College of Accountancy, 1977.

Career

Stock broker, Paine, Webber Inc., Troy, Michigan, 1968-1973;president, owner, American Auto Care Corporation, Toledo, 1974-1979;partner, Douglas & Douglas, Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1980-1982;president, Geneva Learning Systems, Inc., 1983-1990;president, Hambros Bank London, Los Angeles, 1990-1992;Chief Executive Officer, Essential Technologies, Inc., since 1990. Member of advisory board Davstar Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: writer, artist. M C.

Works

  • Author: Zero Base Budgeting and Sunset Laws, 1977 (William T. Creed Accounting Writing award 1977).

Membership

Co-founder Fair Share 502, Newport Beach, 1990. President West Newport Bridge Association, 1989. Member Balboa Bay Club, Laguna Artist's Association (president 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writer, artist.

Connections

Married Debra McKay, June 28, 1980. 1 child, Amy.

father:
Richard Dembowski

mother:
Zosia (Dombrzalski) Dembowski

spouse:
Debra McKay

child:
Amy Douglas