Doug Doan

Doug is the founder and General Partner of the Hivers and Strivers Investment Fund. The Fund provides the seed and early stage, start-up capital to launch businesses founded by military veterans. With $75m in AUM, Hivers and Strivers Funds are outperforming 95% of other early-stage investment funds.

Doug has worked at all levels of the federal government, to include service at the White House on the National Security Council Staff during the Reagan Administration. Later, as a Presidential Appointee, Doug joined the newly-created Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provided America’s private sector with a direct line of communication to the Department. Doug worked directly with individual business, trade associations and other non-governmental organizations to improve security, while promoting cross-border trade and travel.

Prior to joining DHS, Doug designed and implemented complex technology and business process solutions. He also gained experience in how to manage change in large organizations while serving in one of the leading manufacturing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) firms in the U.S.

Doug began his career as an Army Intelligence Officer with diverse assignments at tactical and strategic levels including service at DIA in support of Operation Desert Storm.