Doug Laux spent the first 20 years of his career with EY, the last 9 as a partner in the Chicago office. Doug has extensive experience with both public and private companies as CFO including ANC Rental Corporation, the former $2.5 billion parent of Alamo and National Car Rental Companies, EaglePicher, a $900 million diversified manufacturing company and Remy International, a $1.3 billion automotive supplier. He was also CFO/COO of Platinum Entertainment Inc., a NASDAQ listed music company he helped take public in 1996.
Doug Laux is also a director and chairman of the audit committee of R. J. O’Brien and Associates, the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the US. He is also a director of Liberty Advisor Group, a strategy consulting group, and Freeport Securities Company, a family owned oil and gas company.
Doug is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with a BS in Accountancy who successfully passed the CPA examination in 1975.