Doug Robertson is a managing partner at Visual Creations, Inc.; a Rhode Island based manufacturing company specializing in in-house design, engineering and project management of custom designed store fixtures and point of purchase displays.
Prior to starting Visual Creations, Doug served the store fixture manufacturing industry as longtime employee of Packaging Concepts, Ltd., another Rhode Island based manufacturing company also specializing in the design and development of point of purchase displays.
Doug has four children – Lindsay, Rachel, Bailey and Spencer; and recently became a grandfather to Georgie. Bailey was diagnosed with autism at 20 months of age and shortly thereafter Doug and his wife, Sammi, became involved with the National Alliance for Autism Research, now Autism Speaks.
Since 2001, Doug, along with Sammi and their family and friends, have raised over one half million dollars for autism research, education and programming in support of individuals living with autism spectrum disorders and their families through an annual campaign, a charity golf tournament and many other fundraising events. In 2008, Bailey's Team was incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and to date continues to raise money in an effort to fund numerous programs and organizations each year.