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The APEX Institute Founders

Dr. Douglas Scarboro

Dr. Douglas Scarboro is senior vice president and regional executive of the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, serving western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and eastern Arkansas. Dr. Scarboro is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion, Enterprise Risk Management and Innovation bank-wide committees. Previously, Scarboro served in dual roles with the city of Memphis: executive director of the Office of Talent and Human Capital and chief learning officer.


Dr. Scarboro is active in the Memphis community and serves on the board of several organizations, including the Better Business Bureau, Economic Club of Memphis, Greater Memphis Chamber, PeopleFirst Partnership, Start Co. and Teach For America Memphis. He has completed the Leadership Development Intensive and Fellows programs at the New Memphis Institute, the Executive program at Leadership Memphis and named to the Top 40 Under 40 list by the Memphis Business Journal.