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Doug Trout

Managing Director

Doug Trout leads DRiW’s non-profit search practice and has 25 years of experience leading programs, development, and searches for institutions of higher education, public policy centers, research and cultural institutes, and clean energy initiatives. His placements include Executive Directors and CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Program Officers, Chief Philanthropy and Development Officers, and a wide array of senior and mid-level development positions.

A small sampling of his clients include: Howard University, Ocean Conservancy, Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Habitat for Humanity for Greater Charlottesville, Partnership for Public Service, The Peterson Institute for International Economics, the U.S. Naval Institute, The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, Trust for the National Mall, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Appalachian Voices, People for the American Way, and WaterAid.

Prior to joining DRiWaterstone, Doug served as Acting President of the Montpelier Foundation, Executive Director of the Miller Center Foundation, and Director of the Graduate Fellowship Program at the Jefferson Scholars Foundation, both at the University of Virginia. He holds a BA from James Madison University and an M.P.A. from George Mason University.