Highly accomplished communications professional with proven history devising/implementing effective
community relations and government affairs strategies. Results-oriented leader with expertise building
and transforming relationships with key industry stakeholders to enhance image/reputation. Critical
change agent and skilled team leader; adept at developing and overhauling organizational infrastructure
to streamline operations. Talented program manager, can direct comprehensive compliance initiatives.
Founded in 2006 by former Aflac executive Karl Douglass, the F. K. Douglass Company specializes in helping organizations and individuals make the most of their business opportunities. Our strengths range from strategic and business planning to team leadership and program management. Highlights of our qualifications include:
*Establishing and cultivating networks in the insurance industry and in niche markets to expand business development opportunities.
*Transforming relationships with licensing and regulatory bodies, industry association, acquisition candidates, and business alliances.
*Leveraging proven quality management principles to streamline operations and to capture mission-critical cost savings.
*Leading corporate compliance programs and guiding corporate relations and communications with the media and the general public.
We are creative and resourceful relationship development firm with a strong history of effective leadership. The F. K. Douglass Company understands and possesses the business savvy and the management attributes necessary to help your organization reach its next strategic objective.
Alabama Real Estate Commission
Salesperson Real Estate License
Georgia Real Estate Commission
Salesperson Real Estate License
University of Georgia
Masters of Education – Educational Administration & Policy
2005 – 2006
Bachelor of Arts – Economics & Political Science
1986 – 1990
2nd VP – Director of Producer Licensing
1999 – 2005
Led 6-person leadership team to direct group of 44. Cultivated relationships with insurance regulatory bodies for each U.S. state to ensure compliance with all regulations and fulfillment of all requirements to maintain insurance licensing. Managed and administered contract files and commissions for 60K+ insurance producers. Planned and oversaw $3M annual department operating budget. * Implemented automation for producer contracting processes that improved productivity by 30% and reduced process cycle times by 20%.* Led organizational transformation to properly align support operation with sales organization by geographic market, resulting in enhanced communications and improved transaction management. * Named primary point of contact with national regulatory bodies and industry associations such as NIPR, SILA, and ACLI.
2nd VP – Compliance
1998 – 1998
Researched and evaluated new and proposed legislation regarding e-commerce and insurance industry compliance requirements. Crafted strategies to influence policies and to affect organizational change to ensure regulatory compliance. Provided counsel to compliance executive regarding implementation of the NIPR’s System for Electronic Rates and Form Filing (SERFF).
2nd VP – Corporate Communicatons
1996 – 1998
Directed high-profile philanthropic relationship with Egleston Children’s Hospital and Aflac Cancer Center. Performed in-depth research on media outlets. Drafted press releases, fact sheets, and media correspondence. * Led internal team to design, develop, and launch initial Aflac.com website; oversaw ongoing site content management. * Secured Delta’s Sky Magazine feature story profiling Aflac CEO, corporate philanthropy, and funding of Aflac Cancer Center that elevated corporate brand image and facilitated follow-up stories. * Devised electronic archiving solution that digitized newspaper clippings. * Initiated Aflac Field Force Fund, which captured ~$2M in first-year employee donations to Aflac Cancer Center.