About Us

Peterson Solutions Fund, a nonpartisan 501(c)4, is part of the Peterson Philanthropies network.

Peterson Philanthropies is a network of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations engaging in a range of initiatives to strengthen the current economic and democratic foundations of the United States, and build a brighter future for the next generation. The organizations support initiatives to foster substantive, fact-based solutions and actions that improve the policymaking process, economy and everyday life of Americans.

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Brett Loper, Executive Director

As Executive Director of the Peterson Solutions Fund, a nonpartisan 501(c)4 nonpartisan social impact organization, Brett is responsible for leading policy and advocacy efforts across a range of initiatives designed to strengthen the economic and democratic foundations of the United States.

Before joining the Peterson Solutions Fund, Brett was Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs, for American Express. In that role, he coordinated the Company’s engagement strategy with policy makers in the United States and countries around the globe.

Prior to American Express, he held the position of Deputy Chief of Staff to House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), serving as his chief legislative strategist. He also served in a number of senior roles in the White House and the Congress, including positions with the House Committee on Ways and Means, the House Majority Leader’s Office, and the Office of Management and Budget.

Brett received his B.A. from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from The George Washington University.


Peterson Solutions Fund Names Brett Loper as New Executive Director

Loper has spent decades working in Washington advising lawmakers and businesses on key policy matters. As leader of PSF, he will bring a deep knowledge of political strategy and policymaking as well as a commitment to public service.


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