J. Douglas Light

Partner | Director of Wealth Management

Doug is a financial advisor who brings peace of mind to his clients through thoughtful wealth management designed to help them reach their goals. As a partner with Graves-Light, Doug also serves as a Director of Wealth Management. He brings significant experience in the business and financial world with over 17 years as a financial advisor, 16 years as a business executive, and eight years as a bank officer advising professionals, executives and families. Doug began his career in banking before joining Rocco Enterprises, Inc. At Rocco, he worked as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Distribution; President of Rocco Turkeys, Inc.; Vice President and General Manager of Cargill Inc.’s Deli, Foodservice and Commodity divisions. He is deeply rooted in the Harrisonburg community and has served as Chairman for the Harrisonburg Electric Commission and the Daily News Record Leadership Awards Committee. He is a current board member for the Arts Council of the Valley, Boys and Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, and the Harrisonburg Economic and Development Advisory Council. Doug is a member of Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church and is an enthusiastic fan of Carolina football. In his free time, he enjoys golf, skiing, cycling, and scuba diving.

Education:

  • B.S. in Accounting, University of South Carolina at Columbia
  • M.B.A., James Madison University
  • Postgraduate study at the universities of Michigan, Notre Dame, Chicago and Dartmouth College.