Doug Starcke - Emerald Isle Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur from Emerald Isle, North Carolina, Doug Starcke serves as a managing partner of First Flight Solutions, LLC, a parcel distribution management service that focuses on helping small and large sized business better manage the small parcel shipping habits.
Doug Starcke’s responsibilities include overseeing sales and providing vision for the company’s future growth. To help spread that vision, he published an article titled “Even Michael Jordan Had an Agent” in the March-April 2012 issue of PARCEL Industry magazine.
Mr. Starcke brings his background as a UPS executive to the company, which recently appeared on the Inc. 500/5000 fastest-growing businesses list for the second year in a row.
In 2008, he co-purchased the South Swell Surf Shop and now manages it with his childhood friend, Keith Byrd. Having surfed his entire life, Doug Starcke continues to enjoy spending his free time in the water.