About

Who is The Grateful Dad?

Doug Gertner is The Grateful Dad. He is Marc Gertner’s son, partner to Maggie Miller, father of fourteen-year-old Jordy Gertner, and an educator, broadcaster, speaker, author, and activist who brings a laid-back, rock-n-roll wisdom to the topic of dads and dudes, including his engaging stories, top tips, quick quips, skills, ideas, exercises, and activities to reflect on our own dads and bring father-friendliness to every situation.  Doug and his family make their home in Denver, Colorado, and as The Grateful Dad his ‘long, strange trip’ takes Doug far and wide teaching, training, and speaking about the joys and challenges for fathers and families.

His professional career includes service to higher education, non-profit, small business, corporate, and independent consulting. Doug earned his doctorate from the College of Education at University of Northern Colorado, his masters degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and his bachelors degree from Kenyon College.  He has taught at ten colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming, lectured, published, and consulted widely in the area of gender studies.

Doug hosts THE GRATEFUL DAD RADIO HOUR, every Monday at 1:00 p.m., Mountain Time, on www.CastleRockRadio.com