Doug Shipman

Doug Shipman is Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and a Managing Director in the Atlanta office of BrightHouse. He joined BrightHouse as CEO in July 2015 following the acquisition of BrightHouse by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).


Before BrightHouse, Doug was the founding CEO for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, an award-winning $100M museum based in Atlanta, GA.  Previously, he was a Principal at BCG, working in the New York, Atlanta, and Mumbai offices.  He has industry expertise in NGOs and government, consumer goods, and travel and tourism, and functional expertise in organization and people, marketing and sales, and social impact and CSR.

Doug has written and spoken extensively on issues of social justice, business and social change, religion, identity, cultural institutions, nonprofit management, and issues of purpose. Watch his Tedx Talk, “The Secret to a Beloved Community”.

Doug earned a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from the Harvard Divinity School, a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor’s degree with High Honors from Emory University.

Connect with Doug on Twitter (@DougShip) and LinkedIn.


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