DOUGLAS BARRY - VICE PRESIDENT
Douglas K. Barry is a seasoned marketing and communications professional with extensive private and public sector experience. Doug has been a strategist and program evaluator for clients including the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Defense, and as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce. He established the marketing and strategic partnership programs for a major Federal Government bureau.
Doug's extensive international experience includes work in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and West Africa. With backgrounds in journalism, education, government relations, and international business, Doug provides clients with innovative solutions to challenges with change management, thought leadership, corporate responsibility, and customer retention and growth.
He has authored numerous books on business and intercultural communication. In addition, he appears regularly as a member of the "Brain Trust" on the Small Business Advocate radio show. In 2015, he was named International Trade Educator of the Year by NASBITE, the accreditation organization for international business professionals.
A former producer for ABC News in New York and London, Doug has been featured by numerous media outlets as a subject matter expert and spokesperson. These outlets include The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR's All Things Considered, USA Today, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, NHK (Japan), The Christian Science Monitor, and many others. He has spoken at events presented by FedEx, UPS, eBay, the American Association for Freight Forwarders, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
For relaxation, Doug sings with the National Cathedral Choral Society in Washington, DC. He is a diehard Washington Nationals fan, and resides in the District with his wife Liz, daughter Alana, and Mozart the cat.