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Jul 20, 2020

Stacey Dion is the Managing Director and Global Head of Government Affairs at The Carlyle Group.

Stacey leads The Carlyle Group’s global government relations and public policy functions. She is the leader of teams in the U.S., Asia and Europe and employs a strategic, innovative and proactive approach to building best-in-class global government affairs practices.

In her current role, Stacey oversees and helps shape Carlyle’s global legislative and regulatory activities and is establishing the organization as a resource for public policy insights in government and broader stakeholder circles.

  • Stacey earned her B.A. at Merrimack College, and her J.D. at Catholic University; 
  • She was a pension law specialist for the U.S. Dept. of Labor before transitioning to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, where she developed, drafted, and analyzed legislation for Committee action;
  • Stacey then became the Tax and Pension Policy Advisor to then-Maj. Leader John Boehner, and was responsible for drafting the Pension Protection Act of 2006;
  • She was then promoted to Policy Advisor and Counsel for Boehner, and was his lead staffer for negotiating and drafting the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008;
  • Stacey then moved on to Boeing as VP of Corporate Public Policy, where she led Boeing’s corporate public policy team of executives and analysts;
  • She joined Carlyle in 2017. 

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