Doug Schaffer is a Senior Accountant who has been with VBO since 2019. Prior to joining VBO, Doug served as a Lead Private Equity Fund Accountant at BNY Mellon, where he performed third party accounting services for multiple clients. These services included calculations of fund Net Asset Values, investor allocations, high-water mark/incentive fees calculations, and European and American style waterfall calculations. He also prepared and reviewed capital call and distribution notices as well as partner capital statements. Prior to joining the private equity team, Doug was a Hedge Fund Accountant, where he processed daily trading activity for multiple funds and performed various reconciliations to ensure accurate and complete portfolio and performance reporting.
Doug earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. His professional memberships include the AICPA and the NCACPA.
Outside of work, Doug enjoys watching college football/basketball (Go Knights!!), hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with his wife and pets (2 cats and 1 dog).