In 2014, Pitt founded Pitt Development Group, LLC. After a decade of developments in apartments, strip centers and land development - Pitt and PDG solely focus on Medical Ofﬁce Space and land development. Although Doug starts his day out in the real estate and tech world, it gets interrupted often because of many philanthropic pursuits. Much of Doug’s time rests in the continent of Africa. In the Spring of 2010, Doug was named the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Republic of Tanzania by President Jakaya Kikwete. This honor was the ﬁrst Goodwill Ambassador position ever awarded by the country of Tanzania. As Ambassador, Doug works with NGO’s, businesses and faith based organizations that want to do business or provide humanitarian partnerships in Tanzania. Doug’s work in the clean water space in East Africa garnered the attention of the government and many leaders. Doug is a board member of WorldServe International, which operates one of the largest water drilling companies in East Africa. WorldServe has brought the gift of clean water to over two million people since Doug joined their efforts in 2006.
Doug was as past honoree of the Starkey Hearing Foundation along with President Bill Clinton with their Humanitarian Leadership Award for his work in Africa and his work domestically with Care To Learn. Doug is a past Chairman of the Springﬁeld Area Chamber of Commerce. He has been a Rotary Volunteer of the Year, a Missourian Award Recipient, and inducted into the 2019 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame.
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