Our leaders are essential to the success of our company. They embody and uphold the values and Pro-Am statements that separate The Professional Group from all others. That is why TPG is a company that clients have trusted and relied on for countless years.
Making the decision to invest in a company for your multiple service needs can be a daunting task. With the exceptional leadership TPG has in place, ultimately making this decision to forge a successful business relationship becomes easy. Get to know our leaders a little better and find out why The Professional Group is a service company that delivers results you can count on–time and time again.
Meet The Team
Douglas began his career in the JanSan industry at Colman Supply, a family run business, in 1987 after graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in General studies. Working in all aspects of the business, in all capacities, Doug completed a buyout of family partners, and founded The Professional Group in 1999, which included Industrial supply solutions, Janitorial Cleaning, Exterior Lawn and Snow maintenance, interior Plantscaping design and service, and Holiday Decorating.
Led by Doug and some really cool and great partners, TPG has grown to become a regional provider of supplies and services operating in 30 states across the US. In 2009, BELFOR Holdings (a National/International Disaster Restoration Firm with over 350 offices across the US and the world) acquired TPG, and since then Doug has remained TPG’s President and CEO.
Scott is the Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for operational execution and financial oversight of the company.
Scott is an alumni of Deloitte & Touche, where he received his CPA. He then joined Masco Corporation with a focus on home building products with significant time in business unit leadership roles. During his 20 plus years with Masco Scott developed into a transformational leader guiding several businesses through defining times in their strategic lives.
He has a BA from Michigan State University in Accounting and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University.
Dave is an experienced General Manager, Horticulturist and Turfgrass Specialist with over 30 years in the janitorial maintenance, landscape maintenance and snow & ice management industries. Dave is a member in good standing of the Building Owners and Managers Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management, the Professional Landcare Network, Snow and Ice Management Association, the Michigan Green Industry Association, the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation, and the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association.
Dave received his training through nine years with Chemlawn in the 1980s, where he eventually managed a 12,000 customer branch office in Delaware, and then spent the 1990’s as the Director of Horticultural Services for Torre & Bruglio in Pontiac, Michigan. At the time, Torre & Bruglio was the largest landscape contractor in Michigan. When not working, Dave enjoys working out, fishing, target shooting, and spending time with his wife, daughters and 4 grandchildren.