John Acree Joins Creative as Practice Area Director for Political Transitions
November 28, 2012
Creative Associates International is very pleased to announce that John Acree has joined the Creative team as its Practice Area Director for Political Transitions. In that role, he will oversee Creative’s portfolio of USAID Office of Transition Initiative’s (OTI) programs and other mission-funded stabilization activities. John brings nearly two decades of experience across 35 countries in humanitarian assistance, disaster response, complex emergency relief, post-conflict response, development management and reconstruction, stabilization, and counterinsurgency (COIN) programming.
A highly experienced development professional, John served in Afghanistan from 2010 through 2011 as Director of the USAID Stabilization Office, managing a $1.6 billion stabilization program portfolio while simultaneously acting as the USAID Office of Transition Initiative’s (OTI) Country Representative. From 1999-2010, he served as Senior Manager in the Relief and Reconstruction Division at International Resources Group (IRG) taking on challenging missions on assignment to USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance as a Senior Program Manager and Senior Team Leader.