Douglas J. Hertz

Chairman and CEO
United Distributors, Inc.

Douglas J. Hertz became President and CEO of United Distributors in 1984. Under his leadership, the beverage distribution company grew to become one of the top 25 private companies in Atlanta.

Mr. Hertz is also chairman of Camp Twin Lakes, a camping facility designed for chronically ill and disadvantaged children, which he founded in 1989.

He also sits on the boards of The Marcus Foundation, Inc., Atlantic Capital Bank and Westminster School. He serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Tulane University and is the Chairman of the Board of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Mr. Hertz is the recipient of the 2009 "Philanthropist of the Year" Award by the Business to Business Magazine. He and his wife, Lila Hertz, were named the 2017 "Philanthropist of the Year" by the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

He holds a BA in history from Tulane University and an MBA in marketing and finance from the same institution.  

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 Douglas J. Hertz, Chairman and CEO