32 Advisors Announces Duaine Priestley to Open Houston Office & Expand Energy Practice

32 Advisors Announces Duaine Priestley to Open Houston Office & Expand Energy Practice

Jul 1, 2013

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 32 Advisors is pleased to announce that Mr. Duaine A. Priestley has joined the firm. Mr. Priestley will open the 32 Advisors office in Houston, Texas this July.  "We're excited that Duaine is joining 32 Advisors, and we anticipate that he will be a strong contributor to our rapidly growing trade finance and cross border investment advisory.  With offices in New York, Washington, DC, and now Houston, 32 Advisors will strategically position itself for a rapidly changing global economy," said Robert Wolf, company CEO.  Mr. Priestley will be responsible for expanding and developing new global trade and international business advisory services for the firm with a focus on U.S. and foreign-owned companies engaged in the energy, advanced manufacturing, and life/biosciences sectors.

Duaine A. Priestley previously founded Priestley International, a consulting firm specializing in supporting U.S. and foreign-owned companies with their international trade expansion and foreign direct investment opportunities.  Previously, Mr. Priestley served as the Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce's U.S. Commercial Service office in Houston.  His 20 years of experience include working for a major international telecommunications company and positions with the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.  He currently serves as a founder and Secretary of the U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce and the Colombia-U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Houston.

32 Advisors is a New York-based, global consulting and advisory firm providing senior executives with strategic intelligence and actionable guidance on a broad spectrum of issues affecting immediate and long-term growth and success. 32 Advisors acts as trusted advisors and confidential solution partners to public and private companies, private equity and hedge funds, money managers, governments and other institutions in the U.S. and countries around the world.