Doug Holt was appointed executive director of CIGIE’s Training Institute in June 2016. As such, he provides executive leadership, planning, direction, and coordination for all activities relating to the institute. He also oversees its three academies: Leadership and Mission Support; Audit, Inspection, and Evaluation; and the Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy.
Previously, he served the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) in a variety of positions for more than a decade. His last assignment with the DIA encompassed the dual responsibilities of chief learning officer and chief of academy services for the Academy for Defense Intelligence. Before moving to the DIA, Doug worked in higher education, as the chair of adult and continuing education for Frederick Community College, associate director for training and professional development at Baltimore City Community College, and contract training representative for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Doug’s professional awards and recognition include the Defense Intelligence Agency Excellence Award, Frederick Community College President’s Award, a Maryland Senate Citation for Contributions to Gifted and Talented Education Programs, and being named to
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.
Doug is a native of Pasadena, California. He holds an MA in applied behavioral science from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in political science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.