Creative Welcomes John Acree as Practice Area Director for Political Transitions
Creative Associates International is very pleased to announce that John Acree joined the company November 1 as its Practice Area Director for Political Transitions. In that role, he oversees its 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, Mr. Acree served recently 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 multiple challenging missions on assignment to USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance including roles as Senior Program Manager and Senior Team Leader.
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