Douglas Melzer is a respected businessman from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a well-documented professional career that began in the Marine Corps. At 18, he joined the United States Marine Corps. After graduating Marine Corps boot camp (MCRD – Parris Island, SC) he was ordered to report to the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville Alabama, the Army’s 59th Ordnance Brigade – Ordnance Munitions Center and home to NASA’s Marshall Space Center. Melzer would serve as a team member of Marine SOTG (Special Operations Training Group), III MEF, Okinawa Japan and training 3rd Reconnaissance Company C, Camp Schwab, III MAGTF, Okinawa Japan.
In December -1990, while on a mission directed deployment, Doug was injured and in the coming years, released honorably from the Marine Corps. Douglas is a Marine Corps Disabled Veteran.
With the success of his business, he was given the opportunity to enter the corporate world. There, he continued his success in building a large client list including some of the top professional athletes in their given sports. Currently, Douglas Melzer is the Managing Principal of AIG Partners Group – The Next Generation Group, an Estate Planning, Succession, and Insurance group headquartered in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He remains married to his wife of 25 years and is the father of five boys, Casey, Corey, Colby, Campbell, and Carter.