Doug Gorman was elected Judge/Executive in November 2022 and began serving the citizens of Warren County on January 2, 2023. Previously, he was First District Magistrate from 2015-2022.
He first came to Bowling Green and Warren County in the fall of 1981 to attend Western Kentucky University. Gorman lettered 4 years on the Hilltopper soccer team before earning his degree in December of 1985 in Business Management.
Gorman owned and managed Booth Fire & Safety in Bowling Green from 1995–2020 until the sale of the business. He was awarded the Small Business Person of the Year in 2000.
He has been very involved in economic development efforts over the past two decades. He was a board member of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce for 10 years and was Chairman of that board in 2008. Additionally, he served on the BG Area Economic Development Authority board.
In 2009 he was appointed by Warren County to be Chairman on the inaugural Warren County Downtown Economic Development Authority (TIF) board. Since that time, he has been involved with over $325M in capital investment in the downtown TIF district.
He is married to Michelle Gorman, a Vice President and Financial Advisor for Pinnacle Financial Partners. Together they have 5 children: Brittney (d) (Terris) Parrish, Kelli Disney, Joey Gorman, Austin Disney, and Christina Ranger. They are the proud grandparents of Gracie Disney and Emery Rose Parrish. The Gormans attend Crossland Community Church.
“We are blessed to live in what I consider the greatest county to work, raise a family, play, and worship. Planning for growth and being good stewards of tax money is vitally important to Warren County continuing to be the exceptional county we all want it to be.”
Doug Gorman, Judge/Executive