Doug Pitt spent much of his career as the owner of ServiceWorld Computer Center in Springfield, Missouri. Currently, Doug has a real estate development company and is involved in both residential and commercial developments. He is the former chairman of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Not only did Rotary International recently honor him for his record of service, he also started a non-profit organization called Care to Learn which provides immediate financial and physical help to kids who come to school with health, hunger or hygiene needs. In April of 2010 Doug was named first ever Goodwill Ambassador to Tanzania by Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete.
In 2012, he appeared in a commercial for Virgin Mobile Australia. In the TV spot, he talks about the life of a regular guy, not exactly like that of his famous older brother, actor Brad Pitt.