Senior Advisor

Doug Ierley comes to Penn Hill Group with a wealth of experience in education, public service, and advocacy.  

After working in international trade law and policy, first as Program Director for Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute of International Economic Law, and subsequently as an attorney for King & Spalding LLP and then the U.S. Department of Commerce, Doug served as Counsel to former U.S. Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) where he worked on labor, workforce, and economic issues.  

Ierley left the Hill after more than five years to serve as a College and Career Director and a GED Instructor at the Latin America Youth Center Career Academy, while also working with incarcerated students at night.  Ierley then worked for Luminate Capital, a private equity firm, before taking a position as Director of Policy and Advocacy, and then Senior Advisor, for YouthBuild USA, a national non-profit support center to hundreds of YouthBuild programs around the country.

Ierley received a B.S. and J.D. from the University of Oregon and an LL.M. from Georgetown.  He started his career working with the United Nations and international NGOs in the Middle East and East Africa.

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