Doug Ryan 

Senior Fellow, Prosperity Now

Doug has spent his entire career in affordable housing, working in federal and local housing programs. Prior to joining Prosperity Now, Doug served as Assistant Director of Federal Programs at the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, Maryland, a multifaceted housing provider. Earlier, he worked as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate, with the Federal Housing Finance Board and as a project manager for the Housing Development Institute, an arm of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. Doug holds a B.A. from Fordham University and an M.P.A. from New York University. He is an adjunct instructor at American University’s School of Public Affairs and a graduate advisor/instructor at the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies. 

Doug served for five years on the Montgomery County Commission on Human Rights and is a graduate of Achieving Excellence, a joint program of the Harvard Kennedy School and NeighborWorks America.