Anne MacMillan leads Invariant’s agriculture, trade, and transportation practices, leveraging over 15 years of experience across the federal government and private sector. Her custom engagement strategies deploy shoe leather lobbying, and targeted political and regulatory engagement to meet a client’s specific needs, navigating complex policy and regulatory challenges across a wide range of issues. Anne’s expertise and deep relationships with the House Democratic leadership deliver unparalleled results.
Anne served as senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack for several years, where she developed and implemented the agency’s regulatory agenda and managed the Secretary’s policy team. She was also senior policy advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), where she led agriculture, veterans, small business, and government oversight policy. She also worked with Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) on the 2008 Farm Bill and Endangered Species Act reform. In the private sector, Anne was director of government affairs for The Wonderful Company.
Anne is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and received her JD from The George Washington University Law School.Return to Team