Managing Director, Executive Services
Doug is the Managing Director of Executive Services for E78 Partners, where he leads the Portland headquartered practice. He partners with his clients to optimize their organizations by identifying and deploying the finest strategic, operational, and financial leadership talent tailored to their specific needs.
Doug has 30 years of experience driving shareholder value and maximizing outcomes as a trusted strategic and operational financial leader and advisor and has 20+ years experience working with and for Private Equity and VC backed companies and their sponsors. As CFO of Atmosera, one of the leading Managed Cloud Hosting companies, Doug helped set its new strategic direction, becoming one of the first companies in the world to be selected and certified by Microsoft as Azure Certified Hybrid Managed Services Provider. He focused the organization on sustainable growth and profitability and guided this capital-intensive business from significantly FCF negative to FCF breakeven within 18 months of joining. Doug spent 14 years as a Managing Director of Investment Banking at TD Securities in New York where he co-founded and co-lead their Mergers & Acquisitions advisory practice in the telecom, media, and technology sectors and their Equity Capital Markets business. He guided the businesses to be one of “Top 5” private equity placement agents in the U.S. within 3 years and as one of the “Top 5” M&A Advisors to the Wireless Communications sectors in the U.S. within 5 years.
Mr. Adler is an active member of the Portland area community, having served on the Board of Directors of Financial Executives International’s Portland Chapter since 2016 and on the Board/Committee of the Association for Corporate Growth’s ACG Cup Northwest since its inception. He has spoken at numerous national conferences and with professional organizations on cloud computing, wireless towers, wireless services and other technology and telecom specialties.