COL Doug Walters, USA (Ret), Immediate Past President
Doug joined the Fisher House Board of Directors in 1999 and became the Board President in July 2014.
Doug has been the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Webhead for the last 2 years. Webhead is a software development company serving both Federal and Commercial customers.
Prior to Webhead, Doug worked 16 years for The Boeing Company. As the Program Manager for the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) program, he managed requirements development, Agile software process planning, product development and production as while as establishing of the software development labs.
Doug served 29 years in the US Army as an Infantry Officer, retiring as a Colonel in 1998. During his time in the Army, he was a Mechanized Infantry Brigade Commander, a Mechanized Infantry Battalion Commander, in addition to serving as the Chief Operations officer for a Corps and Division. He served one tour in Viet Nam as an Army Special Forces Operational Team A Leader.
Doug holds both Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a Program Management Professional (PMP) and a graduate of the US Army War College. Doug has been married to his wife Georgie, a retired Social Worker, for 49 years. They have three grown children, Jennifer, Suzanne and Jeffery, and 6 grandchildren.