WE SUPPORT ENERGY, AGRIBUSINESS, BIOTECHNOLOGY, HEALTH CARE, SPACE TECHNOLOGY, AND REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS.
Gottfried International, Inc. was formed by Bill and Danielle Gottfried to provide management consulting, executive search, and real estate expertise to clients to support their investment interests in the U.S., Europe, Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Mexico. We have traveled internationally for 35 years supporting our clients' interests. Our firm has helped our clients raise over $275 million in investment funding to support their interests. In cooperation with NASA, we formed one of the first commercial payloads for the International Space Station, a remote sensing and imaging system for the energy industry raising $75 million for this project. We recruited management teams for several of the first commercial space technology, agricultural biotechnology, and medical biotechnology companies and we continue to recruit management teams for companies in these business sectors. We recruited the management team for the first biotechnology company in Houston. Our firm helped form several of the first oil and gas joint ventures in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan during the collapse of the Soviet Union raising $125 million to support these projects. Bill and Danielle Gottfried established The Kidney Research Institute of Texas to honor family members who have suffered from kidney disease, we are committed to finding the cure. Gottfried International Estates supports real estate investments in U.S. and global markets.
During the collapse of the Soviet Union, Bill Gottfried was invited to join the first U.S. Government Trade Missions that were sent to Russia and Central Asia to support investment cooperation with Russia and Kazakhstan. Bill helped establish energy projects in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan and he recruited management teams for these joint ventures. Bill was a founding member of the U.S.-Russia Business Council in Washington, D.C. during the collapse of the USSR and he formed the Council's Energy Committee to support U.S. energy investment cooperation with Russia. We formed the first U.S. agribusiness joint venture in Kazakhstan during the collapse of the Soviet Union, raising $15 million for this project.
Bill began his career as a U.S. Naval Officer in the Middle East stationed in Awali, Bahrain; Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia; Shuaiba, Kuwait; Abadan, Iran; and Aden, Yemen where he managed petroleum supply shipments and tanker scheduling (350,000 b/d) for the Department of Defense. Following military service in the Middle East, Bill was a Petroleum Supply Analyst with Mobil Oil Corporation and subsequently served as Manager of the Crude Oil Allocation Program in the Federal Energy Office at The White House. Following government service, Bill worked with Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc.'s Energy Division in Washington, D.C. and Houston supporting energy industry clients.
Bill earned a B.S. in Petroleum Marketing from The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma; a M.B.A. in International Business from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; he attended Executive Ed. at the Harvard Business School; he was commissioned a U.S. Naval Officer at Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island; and he graduated from Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia. Bill has been listed in the Financial Times of London's "Who's Who in World Oil & Gas", he is an Eagle Scout, and he is a Knight of the Silver Circle Member of The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. He served on the Board of Directors of the Houston Association of Realtors and the Texas Association of Realtors serving as Chairman of the International Committees of both Associations; he served as the National Association of Realtors Presidential Liaison to the United Arab Emirates; and he was a founding Board Member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America, Houston Chapter.
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Our firm is dedicated to the memory of
Henry William Gottfried, Jr.,
Bill Gottfried's Father, and Family Members who have suffered from kidney disease,