In 1989, Doak started writing songs. In 1996 - 2002 he was in Charlotte, and then moved to Nashville in 2002. He has written with several #1 and Hall of Fame songwriters. His songs can be found his SoundCloud, https://soundcloud.com/doak-music.
Doak has had over a dozen songs recorded for artists' projects, including on Sirius XM and RFD TV.
In 2002, he moved to Nashville and started co-writing songs, and being involved in the Nashville Music Community---which is further explained in detail here.