She will oversee the practice through Guidepostâ€™s offices in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, and the new group will help companies and law firms comply with government regulations across export controls and sanctions, cybersecurity and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, among other areas, the company said Wednesday.
â€œGiven her distinguished career in the public and private sectors, Stephanie is uniquely situated to assist those operating in the global business landscape,â€ saidÂ Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. â€œUnder her leadership, our National Security team will provide expert guidance and support to clients in mission-critical areas of their businesses as they navigate the complexities of building a compliant organization.â€
Douglas held senior leadership roles at the FBI, including executive assistant director for the national security branch and chief intelligence officer. She previously worked at Pacific Gas & Electric as senior director of corporate security.
Douglas said she will be joined by Kenneth Mendelson, who has more than 25 years of experience in public policy and information technology, and Christopher Kim, who has over two decades of legal and investigative experience. Â