For more than 30 years, Douglas May has been an integral part of creating the culture of organizations through training, employee communication, philanthropy, and employee events. The founder of DLM Perspectives and a Human Capital Consultant for Exude, Douglas is a dynamic speaker, course developer, recruiter, and trainer supporting clients in the Gaming, Hospitality, Education, Cannabis and Non-Profit industries.
Using humor and telling stories based on his work and life experiences, Douglas weaves his message of being yourself and finding your path into everything he does, whether it’s a speech, writing, or training class. He is dedicated to facilitating people’s understanding of their life’s journey, including their triumphs and mistakes, and how to learn from both.
Prior to DLM Perspectives, Douglas spent fourteen years working for MGM Resorts where he held Director of Training positions at Primm Valley Casino Resorts, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, and Excalibur. He also spent many years working in Training and Development for several banks in New Jersey. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in implementing customized organizational development solutions to improve guest service, develop strong leadership, recruit the right people, and create inclusive and positive company culture.
A great supporter of the community, Douglas has served as a Board Member for both the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation and Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN). He also volunteered for the United Way for many years where he prepared and filed free income tax returns for low-income individuals.
Originally from Iowa, Douglas currently resides in New Hope, PA with his partner, Chris. Together they enjoy traveling, music, theatre, and the search for that “right item” at flea and antique markets. He is a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and a Master Graduate of Discover Leadership.