Doug Chandler is a local businessman who began his full time business career in New Orleans, working in the Finance and Accounting Department at United Parcel Service where he was in charge of the Accounting Department for the entire Louisiana District. In 1989 he left UPS and purchased an Automotive Collision repair business where he successfully built and managed all aspects of the company. Since 1999, Doug has successfully started and managed several businesses. In 2005, he co-founded DEMA Partners, a real estate development company. DEMA partners currently has development projects in Southlake and Argyle, Texas. Doug has a BBA in Finance from University of Texas – Arlington.