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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.


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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).


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

Albert Earl Coneway

Clara Laroux (Durham) Coneway

Marsella Lynn Martin

Natalie Coneway

Cecile Coneway