B. Douglas Quimby is the President, Chief Executive Officer and principal owner of La Plata Communities, Inc., a master planned community development company in Colorado Springs, Colorado. La Plata’s communities include Cordera, North Fork at Briargate, Briargate Crossing and The Farm. From 2002 through 2007, Doug served as the Chief Operating Officer of La Plata Investments, LLC, the developer of the Briargate and Pine Creek master planned communities. Briargate, Pine Creek, Cordera and North Fork together comprise nearly 9,000 acres of residential, office, commercial and other property.
Prior to joining La Plata Investments, Doug practiced law for many years. As an associate and partner in Holme Roberts and Owen from 1978 to 1991, and later with his own firm, he served as legal counsel for the developers of master planned communities in Colorado Springs, including Cheyenne Mountain Ranch, Mountain Shadows, Peregrine, Northgate and the Broadmoor Resort Community. Doug was also General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Professional Bull Riders, Inc. from January, 1994 through October, 2001. He is currently a trustee for Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, President of UCCS Development Corp. (an affiliate of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs), and the President of the Pikes Peak Real Estate Community Foundation. Doug is a past chairman of both the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and has served as a director of several other non-profit organizations. He graduated from Harvard College in 1975 and earned a law degree from Stanford Law School in 1978.