Doug Taplin graduated with a B.F.A. from the University of Calgary in 1993. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to start Paper Root, which at the time was Canada's largest independent chain of card and gift shops.
He has also founded and co-founded various other business ventures in both residential and oil field construction. As well, he has ten years experience purchasing and renovating residential homes.
His extensive knowledge of design and construction provides added value to both buyers and sellers.