Dan Petrie

Acting Chief of Staff

Headshot for Dan Petrie, MCC Director of Congressional and External Affairs

As Acting Chief of Staff with Millennium Challenge Corporation, Dan Petrie serves as an advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, providing guidance and leadership on strategy and policy matters; and overseeing daily operation of the agency.

Mr. Petrie joined MCC in 2016 and has sought to strengthen MCC’s relationships with Congress, non-profits, businesses, and government officials. Most recently, Mr. Petrie served as Managing Director, Congressional Affairs, where he oversaw MCC’s engagements with Capitol Hill and developed and implemented legislative strategies in support of MCC’s mission and work across the globe. In 2018, he helped secure passage of the AGOA and MCA Modernization Act, facilitating MCC’s ability to make cross-border investments and codifying additional improvements to agency operations.

Prior to MCC, Mr. Petrie worked for Habitat for Humanity International where he served as the Director of Global Affairs and Advocacy. At Habitat, he managed the organization’s interests in U.S. foreign assistance, interfaced with donors, NGOs and the United Nations and helped build and launch the organization’s first global advocacy campaign.

Mr. Petrie received his B.A. from Brown University and resides in Washington, D.C.

  • Africa
  • NGO Consultations
  • Policy & Evaluation
  • Land and Property Rights
  • Burkina Faso
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana