Corey Arnez Griffin
Corey Arnez Griffin is the president and chief executive officer of Global Government and Industry Partners, LLC (2GIP), a professional services firm specializing in government affairs, business advisory, management consulting, and international development services.
In 2012, Griffin was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve in the position of Associate Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships at the Peace Corps as a Senior Foreign Service Officer. In this capacity Griffin was responsible for developing and executing the agency’s strategy to engage partners to support the thousands of Peace Corps Volunteers leading development solutions to more than 60 countries around the world. Prior to his role at the Peace Corps, Griffin served as Chief of Staff to the Chair Pro Tempore for the Council in the District of Columbia.
Before his tenure in the public sector, Griffin spent nearly 2 decades in the private sector. He was Vice President for Business Development at Mainstream Government Services and spent more than 14 years at Microsoft Corporation working in various roles and leadership positions, including roles in consulting, operations, and sales. As Director of International Development, Griffin was responsible for Microsoft’s strategy for aid, trade and finance agencies.
Griffin’s board service includes many local, national, and international organizations, including the United States Global Leadership Campaign, Society for International Development (SID), Greater Washington Urban League, Tech World Public Charter School, Recreation Wish List Committee, The Foundation Schools, and ATHGO. Griffin currently serves on the boards of the National Peace Corps Association, Best Kids, So Others Might Eat, Building Bridges Coalition and is the current chair and founding member of the Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce.