As Vice President of Clinical Operations, Doug Butler is responsible for all clinical operations at STA including organ and tissue recovery services, family services, hospital services, and the donor services center. He provides leadership in these areas with a goal of achieving excellence and continuous improvement to save and enhance more lives.

With more than 13 years of experience in the organ procurement community, Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to STA. Prior to joining STA, Doug served in various clinical and management roles at Gift of Life Michigan including his most recent position as Director of Hospital and Family Services. His passion is maximizing donation through quality systems and effective leadership while providing the best possible care for our donor families, patients, partners, and our STA team.

He earned a Bachelor of Health Services Administration and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Baker College in Flint, Michigan. He is also a registered nurse and a certified procurement transplant coordinator. Doug also serves on many committees and a member of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations, NATCO, and The Alliance.