Anthony Granado serves as the Vice President of Government Relations for Catholic Charities USA. Anthony directs the Social Policy Team who analyze and make recommendations on legislative and regulatory matters in service to the mission of CCUSA, the member agencies and the clients that are served on a daily basis throughout the country.
Prior to coming to CCUSA, Anthony served as Director for the Office of Domestic Social Development at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops where he managed a policy team providing analysis on U.S. domestic policy in service to the Catholic Bishops of the United States. Anthony also previously worked as the Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator for Catholic Charities of Portland, Oregon. Upon finishing graduate school, Anthony served as legislative assistant to the Oregon Catholic Conference and as Coordinator of the Office of Justice and Peace and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development for the Archdiocese of Portland. In addition to his service to the Church, he taught as an adjunct faculty in history at Portland State University and served on the Citizens Budget Advisory Committee for the Department of Community Justice of Multnomah County, Oregon.
Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in history (medieval, political thought) from the University of Portland, and a master’s degree in history (Scholasticism, political theory and Latin American Political history) from Portland State University. In addition, he has graduate level studies in intelligence and national security studies from American Military University.