About Us


Doug Harrington, CPC
Founder and President


Doug established Austin Professional Search in 2001.  He earned the CPC designation through NAPS, the national industry association.  His prior experience includes 15 years with two “start-up” companies in the technology industry as Vice President and Officer responsible for Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Support.Each of these companies successfully completed an IPO and achieved market leadership positions.  His earlier career was with Xerox, where he held various sales and management positions for 12 years. A native of Nova Scotia, Canada, he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree- Marketing and Finance from Saint Mary’s University.  He and his wife, Charlene and their children, Jeff and Lisa moved to Texas in 1984.  Doug enjoys all sports, including golf, sailing, Skiing and hockey.



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