Upon graduating from Greenway High School in 1992,
Douglas Thoene attended Glendale Community College for two years on a
President’s Scholarship. He received a
BS in Business Administration in 1996 from Northern Arizona University (NAU).
During his last year in college, Douglas began
working in Marketing for Marriott, NAU’s food service provider. After graduation, he transferred as a
Marketing Assistant with Marriott to a larger university. He later transferred over to Marriott’s
hotel division where he worked as a Sales Manager for Residence Inn. Working his way up in the hotel
industry. Douglas became General
Manager for a Hampton Inn with 150 rooms by the age of 25.
By age 27, Douglas launched his own hospitality
consulting agency and is now managing a full service hotel, restaurant and bar
with Best Western. When he’s not
consulting other hotel companies, he’s consulting young adults between the ages
of 16 and 26 on building a successful future.
Now , all of his straight shooting, practical and humorous good advice
on growing up and becoming a successful young adult is written down for you to
read in his first book, Get Your S*#@t Together.