John Feeley

U.S. Ambassador (retired), Political Consultant for Univision

John Feeley is a former U.S. ambassador who runs Gotham Lights LLC, a Miami and Washington, DC-based consultancy that promotes greater mutual understanding between the United States and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a political consultant for the Spanish-language media Univision, providing on-air analysis and publishing a regular opinion column. During a 28-year State Department career, Feeley served as U.S. ambassador to Panama, deputy chief of mission and chargé d’affaires in Mexico, and principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. Feeley is also a fellow at Georgetown University’s Center for Latin American Studies, a board member of the Immigration Partnership and Coalition (IMPAC) Fund, and on the advisory boards of the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center and the Norwegian Refugee Council USA, both based in Washington. Prior to his foreign service career, he served as a United States Marine officer and helicopter pilot. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and a distinguished graduate of the National War College.