Christa Capozzola

Christa Capozzola
Director, Office of Budget and Resource Management

Christa Capozzola currently serves as the director of the Office of Budget and Resource Management. Capozzola joined USAID in December 2010 as deputy assistant administrator in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance responsible for conflict and transition assistance programs, including the Office of Transition Initiatives, Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation and Office of Civilian Response.

Prior to her current position, Capozzola spent seven years at the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB), most recently as chief of the International Economic Affairs Branch, and managed budget formulation and oversight for USAID, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Treasury international programs, (including USG contributions to the multilateral development banks and the IMF), Peace Corps, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Export-Import Bank and the Overseas Private Investment Corp. 

Prior to OMB, Capozzola worked at the Department of State’s Office of the Coordinator of U.S Assistance to the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe, managing budget issues and program evaluation and review. She also has extensive experience in the NGO and consulting worlds as a USAID and international donor grantee and contractor. Capozzola served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania from 1983 to1985. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Tufts University and a master’s degree in public and private management from Yale University.

Areas of expertise: 

  • Conflict and transition
  • Foreign assistance budget
  • Public private partnerships

Last updated: April 09, 2013

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