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Marcus Peacock

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Marcus Peacock is the owner of Marcus Peacock Company LLC. Marcus Peacock was the Executive Vice President at Business Roundtable, responsible for developing, aligning and executing the organization’s policy priorities. He is an expert on federal regulation, budgeting, and government performance systems. He has held a number of high-level posts in the US government including the Deputy Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy, and Science at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Marcus also served as a staff director on committees in both the US House and Senate, directed a project on federal subsidies at the Pew Charitable Trusts, and, earlier in his career, was a licensed Professional Engineer. Marcus is recognized for a number of achievements. While serving as EPA’s Chief Operating Officer, the agency won the President’s Award for Excellence in Overall Management two years in a row -- the first time an agency won the award back-to-back. At OMB, Marcus led the team that created the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) used to measure the performance of federal programs. Subsequently, the PART won Harvard University’s Innovations in Government Award and the American Society of Public Administration’s Leadership Award. He also holds the distinction of being the first political appointee to maintain a public blog.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Owner
Marcus Peacock
2022
Present
Chief Operating Officer
Business Roundtable
2019
2021
Executive Vice President
Business Roundtable
2017
2019
Former Visiting Scholar
Regulatory Studies Center
George Washington University
2013
2016
Deputy Director for Policy
Jeb 2016
2015
2016
Minority Staff Director
Senate Budget Committee
U.S. Senate
2011
2013
Former Project Director
The Pew Charitable Trusts Subsidyscope
2009
2010
Deputy Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2005
2009
Former Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy, and Science
U.S. Office of Management and Budget
2001
2005
Deputy Chief/Natural Resources Branch
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
U.S. Office of Management and Budget
1989
1990
Subcommittee Staff Director
Oversight and Emergency Response Subcommittee of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. House of Representatives
Professional Staff Member
Water Resources and the Environment Subcommittee of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. House of Representatives
Manufacturing Supervisor
Bindery Department
R.R. Donnelley & Sons
Industrial Engineer
Engineering Department
R.R. Donnelley & Sons
Primary Policy Areas

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Foster Social Equity

Special Edition: How Businesses Foster Social Equity with Marcus Peacock

Season: 1 Episode:16 | August 14, 2020

Show Notes:

In this special edition, we welcome Marcus Peacock, Chief Operating Officer at the Business Roundtable and Academy Fellow, to discuss how businesses commit to fostering social equity.

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