Jeffrey Grieco serves as President and CEO of the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) and is an Advisory Council member of the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) and a former Board Member. In addition, he serves as a foreign policy consultant with senior leadership experience within the U.S. Government and private sector. He provides international development, stabilization and government relations services to U.S. and international corporations, universities, research and global non-profit organizations and developing countries. Mr. Grieco meets frequently with Administration and Congressional leadership and staff concerning U.S. foreign policy and international assistance.
As a U.S. Senate-confirmed Presidential appointee he served as Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development/U.S. Department of State during the Administration of George W. Bush. He managed Congressional relations through a particularly difficult period in the post-9-11 foreign policy environment and served as the Administrator’s official representative for all Congressional and public affairs activities. Prior to joining USAID, Mr. Grieco served as international government relations and business development counsel for major multinational corporations such as Westinghouse ESG, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Hyundai, AT&T and many other corporations providing consulting services in 25 countries.
Mr. Grieco graduated from Georgetown University’s Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Foreign Relations in 1986. He received a fellowship for graduate studies in comparative international management at Oxford University’s Templeton College. He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs (1982).