About Doug

Doug Fortenberry M.Ed. has been working successfully in public education, and state government agencies helping individuals with disabilities for over 20 years. He completed twenty four years in education, and and retired after a stint with the State of Texas as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Doug had three goals in life in regards to employment; high school guidance counselor, rehabilitation counselor, and motivational speaker. He has had successful stints in all three occupations, ultimately influencing thousands of students across Texas.

He has also worked as a successful marketing director for a major medical equipment supplier, as an advertising executive, and as a journalist. He has won numerous awards as an educator and guidance counselor. From teacher of the month to teacher of the year, and the prestigious Community Builder Award, his work has had an impact on thousands of students and families.

He has also written numerous successful grants, and implemented a variety of programs in the guidance field that pertain to college advising, portfolio development, scholarship programs, personality assessment, data analysis and outcomes, and tracking graduates post high school endeavors.