President & Chief Executive Officer
St. Petersburg, Florida
As President and Chief Executive Officer of OneBlood, Donald D. Doddridge brings the organization more than 40 years of blood banking experience. Prior to the OneBlood merger, Don was the Chief Executive Officer of Community Blood Center for 15 years and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Florida Blood Services for 20 years before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002. Don also serves as the current Chairman of Creative Testing Solutions, the largest independent blood donor testing non profit organization in the U.S.
Don has held leadership positions in multiple professional associations serving as President of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), America’s Blood Centers (ABC) and the Florida Association of Blood Banks (FABB).
He is the past chairman of the AABB Inter-Organizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism and is on the President’s Advisory Council. Don is also past chairman of the International Council for Commonality in Blood Bank Automation and is a member of the International Who’s Who of Professionals.
Don’s accomplishments and contributions have earned him the American Association of Blood Banks’ John Elliot Memorial Award in 2005, the Distinguished Service Award in 2003 and the Administrator of the Year Award in 1994.
An engaged citizen, Don is an active member of the Suncoasters and the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg and has served both as President. He is a longtime member of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and has been an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church since 1989.
Don holds a Bachelor of Science from Jacksonville University and a Master of Arts from Central Michigan University.