In 1962 Douglas W. Cotter, Jr. was born in Albany, GA to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas W. Cotter. While being raise in Snellville, GA, Doug graduated from South Gwinnett High School in 1981. He then went on to earn an undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 1987 with a BS in Management. In 1995, he completed his graduate degree by earning a MBA at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Douglas Cotter From 1987-1990, Doug worked for Motorola selling two way radios and paging equipment as a sales representative in Atlanta, Macon and Savannah to state and local government. While at Motorola, he later became a zone sales manager. Doug Cotter Atlanta In 1990-1995, Doug hired on at Bell South Mobility as a district sales manager in Gainesville, GA. He was later promoted to a general sales manager position serving in Columbia, SC and in Birmingham, AL.
In 1995, Doug decided to embark into a career of home building and land development in the residential home building industry in the Atlanta area. Doug has served as President for both the DeKalb County Home Builders Association and the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association. This career choice is still one that Doug remains active in today.
While continuing his education and career Doug has served his community both professionally and personally. Professionally, some of these positions included, serving on the Board of the State Home Builders’ Association, being a Lifetime Director of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, served on the Board for the JM Tull YMCA, served on the Board of Directors and Vice Chairman for Georgia Central Bank, served on the Executive Board of the Gwinnett County ChambeDouglas Cotterr of Commerce, Leadership Gwinnett, ARC Regional Leadership Atlanta and Treasurer of the G.A.P.B.
Personally, Doug volunteered as Head Coach of his sons’ Little League Baseball teams, Youth Football teams, Little League Basketball and AAU Basketball teams. While his sons’ were in high school he was the President of the South Forsyth High School Tip Off Club.
Today, Doug continues to be active in his community and profession.