Welcome Doug, a true pioneer

Employee spotlight on Doug! In honor of Father’s Day we want to showcase the first guy brave enough to jump into a company of 20 women and the only father at #teambreakwater. Happy Father’s Day Doug!

Doug Gerdts, Account Specialist, joined Breakwater in January of 2018. During college and after graduation, Doug enjoyed a career with a start-up hotel management and development company based in Santa Barbara, CA, first as a hotel controller and later charged with corporate responsibility for renovation or construction of a dozen hotels ranging from exclusive coastal resorts to large convention hotels in Arizona and Colorado.

Throughout his career, he has served as Treasurer for New Castle Presbytery and the ACLU of Delaware, as well as board appointments to the Delaware Council of Faith-based Partnership (chair), the New Castle County Diversity Commission (chair), Alzheimer’s Association (president), Market Street Music, the Board of Trustees of Christiana Care, and as president of the Bancroft Mills Homeowner’s Association. Doug received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and now resides in Wilmington, DE.

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