Doug Elkins

EVP – Strategic & Global Initiatives

As the Executive Vice President of Strategic & Global Initiatives, Doug Elkins leads the timely development, accurate delivery and effective management of the world-class software, systems and networks that serve ABC’s customers. He works within the executive team to develop and deliver business opportunities, promote product and industry diversity, and support ongoing corporate growth.

During his 33 year professional career, Elkins has worked in a broad spectrum of industries delivering technical solutions, business acumen and strategic leadership. Just prior to joining ABC in 2007, Elkins served four years as the Executive CIO for the State of Arkansas, overseeing the planning, deployment and effective use of the state’s information technology resources. Prior to joining the state, Doug worked 18 years for The Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in corporate and divisional leadership roles.

Elkins earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Arkansas and his Master of Business Administration degree from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.