President / Partner
Doug Fischer serves as the President of Star Service – Houston. He leads a team of committed professionals, including field technicians, sales executives, and operations personnel, to exceed company goals. Doug is also responsible for scheduling resources, observing service agreement contracts, constructing market plans, and collaborating with operations and sales teams to support the company's overall growth objectives.
Doug most recently served as General Manager of Star Service – Houston. He provided leadership and oversight to ensure exceptional customer service and optimal safety environments for field personnel. Doug was also instrumental in the development and success of Team Members to achieve company-wide growth. In addition to the HVAC industry, Doug's leadership includes serving as an Officer in the United States Army, where he led soldiers in the Continental United States and overseas.
Doug earned a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University in Saint Louis, Missouri. After graduating from West Point and serving honorably as an Officer in the United States Army, Doug transitioned to a civilian career with Carrier Corporation as a Territory Service Manager.
Throughout his career, Doug has participated in professional leadership and training programs, including the Babson College Executive Leadership Series, Carrier Commercial HVAC Engineer Training Program, Carrier Commercial Service Supervisor’s Instruction Program, Karrass Effective Negotiating Program, Linc Service General Management Program, and Sandler Sales Training Program.
Outside of work, Doug enjoys spending time with his family and pursuing outdoor interests. He is also passionate about serving his community by giving back to local charities.