Ben Pietrzyk is the business administrator for the Office of Congressional Relations (OCR) at the RAND Corporation. Pietrzyk joined RAND in 2007 and most recently was a congressional relations specialist where he focused on external outreach. In 2012, he became the department's business administrator, handling financial, accounting, and business administrative duties. Pietrzyk also manages the OCR social media outreach, testimony process, and the OCR multimedia program.
Prior to coming to RAND in March 2007, Pietrzyk was a fellow for the Lt. Governor of Illinois where he worked on energy efficiency issues including ethanol, bio-diesel, and greening Illinois government. In 2004, he worked for the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pietrzyk received his B.A. and M.A. in political science from Loyola University Chicago.