A native of Western New York, Doug is a Vice-President and Senior Advisor Consultant for Franklin Templeton Investments, a California based global asset manager. Mr. LaFay is responsible for a multi-billion dollar region spanning parts of New York and Pennsylvania, delivering exceptional innovative investment ideas and management strategies to more than 4,000 financial professionals. Clients include advisors within both national and regional banks, independent registered representatives, professionals within NYSE firms and registered investment advisors. Active in his community, Doug has coached youth sports for the Aurora Arsenal Soccer Club, Annunciation Eagles Soccer Team and is presently the team manager for one of the Aurora Ice Travel Hockey Teams.
Doug graduated with a BA in Legal Studies from the University at Buffalo, and went on to earn his MBA from Canisius College. Doug's passion for local sports goes beyond his passion for the Buffalo Bills as one is not only likely to find him at One Bills Drive on Sundays, but also as a regular at the KeyBank Center and HarborCenter rooting on the Sabres and Golden Griffs hockey teams. Mr. LaFay has been a member of the Monday Quarterback Club since 2015, joining the Board in 2016.
He and his wife, Jazmin, along with their twin sons reside in his hometown of East Aurora, NY.
businesses supporting the Bills.