About Doug Bales

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I had an office in the Citizens Building (10th and Oak Street) in downtown Eugene for 28 years. The names of the firm often changed. Shearson, Lehman, Hutton, Smith Barney, and Citibank (all the same office on the 4th Floor).

Then Wachovia and Wells-Fargo Advisors (also the same office on the 9th Floor). 

 

Took an opportunity to spend 8 years working with St Vincent dePaul on the Egan Warming Center Project.  Great experience, Great People!

I have also served on various Boards and committees over the years well as being a member of the Twin Rivers and Metropolitan Rotary Clubs for almost 30 years.

Renovated/remodeled 5 houses in downtown Eugene.

Most recently the 100 year old Craftsman Bungalow at 17th & Lincoln Street.  

Learned valuable lessons about real estate, finance and timing.  

Have had the good fortune to work with gifted artists and craftsmen.

Enlisted in the Army in 1982 at the age of 18.

Commissioned Second Lieutenant and Distinguished Military Graduate from Officer Candidate School, Ft Benning, GA two years later. 

 

Left Active Duty to join Merrill Lynch as a Financial Consultant in 1988.

 

Continued to served in Army Reserve another 5 years.

Achieved the rank of Captain and a successful Battery Command.

Final posting at Ft Leslie J McNair, Military District of Washington, D.C. where I served on the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

My wife, Haley is a Licensed Couples and Family Therapist  with a Private Practice in Downtown Eugene.

She is a gifted counselor and great wife.

 

We enjoy rafting,  particularly on the North Umpqua, Rogue and Upper McKenzie Rivers.