Advisory Committee Member Profile
The Montpelier Foundation
Areas of Expertise
Your Customers, Their Journey, Principles Of Customer Relationship Building, Navigating Politics Of Change
Doug Trout is the Interim President of the Montpelier Foundation. He previously served as Executive Vice President where he oversaw advancement, budget and finance, and public and private events.
Prior to joining the Montpelier Foundation in 2018, he served as Executive Director of the Miller Center Foundation at the University of Virginia from 2012-2018. He served at the Jefferson Scholars Foundation (JSF) for nearly a decade, most notably as Director of the Graduate Fellowship Program from 2005 – 2012. Prior to joining the JSF he worked for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics where he served as Director of Development. He worked for six years in a number of capacities for Presidential Classroom including Program Manager before coming to UVa in 1999.
Doug has a bachelors degree from James Madison University and a Masters in Public Administration from George Mason University.
Doug currently serves on the Executive Committee for Madison House, UVa’s student volunteer organization. He serves on the Advisory Committee for James Madison University’s Center for Civic Engagement. He is also a board member of the Montpelier Steeplechase and Equestrian Foundation. He previously served on the Executive Committee for the Charlottesville Catholic School Board, was President of the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives, and is a youth soccer and basketball coach. Doug, his wife Kelly, and their three sons reside in Charlottesville, Virginia.