A former White House aide to President Reagan, Eileen Doherty has years of experience in corporate communications strategy and public policy analysis.
A native of Boston, Eileen joined Sprint in 1994 as Manager of Corporate Communications, where she served as national spokesperson on issues relating to legislation, regulation, government contracts, and the executive branch as well as handling crisis communications and specializing in communications for merger activity.
During the Bush Administration, Eileen served as the chief spokesperson at NTIA, the telecommunications arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, during a time of rapid technological and regulatory change.
In April 1985, Eileen joined the Reagan White House staff as Associate Director of Private Sector Initiatives, where she assisted in the creation of public/private educational partnerships, and worked with blue chip corporations to target investment opportunities in low-income, high-opportunity areas of the United States.
Throughout the 1980 presidential election, Eileen managed the campaign’s outreach to ethnic groups around the state. In 1981, Eileen was appointed an assistant to the Secretary of Labor. In 1982, she became a special assistant to EPA Administrator William D. Ruckleshaus.
Eileen, who joined the White House Writers Group in 1999, lives in Alexandria, Virginia.