Doug Shipman

Doug believes that Atlanta is a place that invests in relationships before a crisis happens and a national model for the diversity that America is experiencing. He served for eight years as the Founding CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. He led the effort to design, build, fundraise and launch the Center successfully. He also supported Mayor Shirley Franklin to secure and pay for the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Collection. Doug’s work has been recognized by many Civic, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Organizations, including the Atlanta Business League, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the Atlanta Urban League, the Junior League of Greater Atlanta, the Buckhead Rotary Club, and the Anti-Defamation League