David Irish

Senior Director

David is an experienced, professional marketer with over 25 years of experience. A highly detailed, collaborative, and results-oriented individual, he successfully manages internal and external resources to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Before arriving at The Hatcher Group, David worked with several different Federal Government clients at The Horne Creative Group, including Indian Health Services, Transportation Security Administration, and Federal Bureau of Investigation, managing a variety of projects including annual reports, photo and video shoots, web sites and national recruitment media campaigns. Prior to HORNE, David worked at a small, Bethesda, MD-based agency overseeing communications and event marketing efforts for a range of clients such as commercial and residential real estate firms, associations and tradeshow managers—including an 850,000-square-foot tradeshow with more than 1,000 exhibitors and 44,000+ attendees from around the world.

David earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Maryland at College Park and his Master of Science from the University of Maryland University College. He lives in Frederick, MD with his wife, two daughters, two cats, a dog, and a few backyard turtles.


  • Details, details, details.
  • Being nice. It goes a long way.
  • Being able to laugh… sometimes at yourself.

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