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ambassador , private equity firm executive

Peter Richard Coneway, American private equity firm executive, former ambassador. Outstanding Young Texas Ex award, 1983, University Texas Board Regents, Distinguished Alumnus award, University Texas, 2003.

Background

Coneway, Peter Richard was born on April 13, 1944 in Cleveland. Son of Albert Earl and Clara Laroux (Durham) Coneway.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1966. Postgraduate, University Hong Kong, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1969.

Career

Advisory director Goldman, Sachs & Company, Dallas, 1969—1975, in institutional sales, 1969-1975, vice president, resident manager Houston, 1975-1978, partner, 1978—1992, managing director equity division Tokyo, 1987—1988. United States ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein United States Department State, Bern, 2006—2009. Managing director Riverstone Holdings LLC, Houston, since 2009.

Religion

Christian faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

Politics

Christians should commit themselves to pray for personal and national spiritual revival and cultural renewal.

Views

Life is not about things, possessions, or money, but about relationships.

Membership

Chairman Stanford Business School Trust, since 1983. Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, since 1983, Museum Fine Arts, since 1983. Board dirs, chairman, board visitors University Tex M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Allied member New York Stock Exchange. Member Houston Chamber of Commerce Chamber (board directors). Clubs: River Oaks (Houston), Coronado (Houston).

Connections

Married Marsella Lynn Martin, July 29, 1967. Children: Natalie, Cecile.

father:
Albert Earl Coneway

mother:
Clara Laroux (Durham) Coneway

spouse:
Marsella Lynn Martin

children:
Natalie Coneway

Cecile Coneway