Doug has lived in this area all of his life. He has managed several stores before buying his own store several years ago. He purchased Dollar Stretchers in 2005 and began his auctioning in 2006. He received his auctioneer license in 2007 in Tullahoma, TN. Doug has 5 children: Chris, Amanda, Britney, Whitney and John. They also have 3 granddaughters, Jaiden Elizabeth Suggs,Anna Claire Hill and Gracie Beth Wilbanks.