Garrett Marquis

Vice President, Office of Strategic Initiatives

Garrett Marquis is Vice President in the office of Strategic Initiatives at U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). As a Senior Advisor to the CEO for National Security Affairs, Mr. Marquis provides guidance and leadership on U.S. foreign policy and the DFC’s transactions in strategic regions and sectors.

Prior to joining the DFC, Mr. Marquis was Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs at the White House, where he worked across the Departments of State and Defense and Intelligence Community to advance the U.S. national security agenda. Previously, Mr. Marquis founded and sold a public affairs firm that serviced clients in Washington and Europe.

Mr. Marquis earned a Master of Public Administration and BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California, where he is a member of the Advisory Board for USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy.