...Because no one knows the way around Capitol Hill

better than those who have previously served in Congress.

Advantage is a respected firm that has been in business for over 25 years

OUR ADVANTAGE

IS YOUR ADVANTAGE
A Closely Held Corporation
A Closely Held Corporation

Advantage Associates International is a closely held corporation, staffed principally by former Members of the United States Congress. We specialize in helping clients with governmental, political and international matters. Our principals have broad experience and extensive knowledge of all aspects of politics and government policy.

Key Access and Knowledge
Key Access and Knowledge

Advantage knows it is important to have a consultant who understands how changes in Washington are really made and knows what impact they could have on your interests. There are tremendous advantages to being a former Member of Congress: access to key policymakers and leaders, a special understanding of the complex procedures involved.

Opening Doors
Opening Doors

Advantage assists clients in developing and executing bipartisan legislative strategies, opening doors and providing information and insight into current legislation and government policy.

Partners in Key Positions
Partners in Key Positions

Advantage also has partners who served in key positions within important federal agencies in the Executive Branch. These partners advise clients on regulatory, administrative, and policy issues and plan strategies to achieve a client’s stated objectives.

An Insider`s Understanding
An Insider`s Understanding

Advantage understands that it is increasingly more complex for Advantage to deal with the federal government. To succeed, a business needs an insider’s understanding of the Washington process, high-level contacts and a strategy that understands the way Washington really operates.

Years of Experience
Years of Experience

Advantage helps to answer these needs by building on its years of experience with a very sincere goal of making the process work for you.

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WITH ADVANTAGE, YOU WILL HAVE A TEAM OF FORMER  MEMBERS OF CONGRESS PROTECTING YOUR INTERESTS IN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

 

 
 

THE ASSOCIATES

IOAN SOCOL

International Director Associate for Europe, Africa and Middle East

 

IIoan Socol, representing the interests of Advantage International in Europe, Africa and Middle East, brings much to the Advantage team, including extensive knowledge of trade and politics. He has keen experience in structuring complex international trade deals, assisting Advantage clients to develop political and economical cooperation. Before joining Advantage, he represented the interests of the Malmgren Group Inc, led by Harald B. Malmgren, former US Deputy Trade Representative serving the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford Administrations.

JENNY JIN GUO

Advantage Associates representative to the People's Republic of China

 

Jenny Guo has the specialized knowledge to help Advantage clients open and expand avenues for trade opportunities with the People’s Republic of China.

A native of Beijing, Ms. Guo is a former trade official with the government of the People’s Republic of China. Because of these strong connections and friendships, she continues to work closely with leading PRC officials. A respected expert in the fields of finance and trade, Ms. Guo serves as a trade mission specialist between U.S. and Chinese companies.

Ms. Guo makes frequent trips to the Washington area in order to work closely with the other Advantage team members and clients.

MUMBAREK ALENEZI

International Associate for the Middle East and Gulf States

 

Colonel Mubarak Alenezi brings much to the Advantage team, including extensive behind-the-scenes knowledge of Middle Eastern governments and politics. He also has a wide network of high-level contacts with national leaders and top business executives throughout the Gulf region.

Before joining the Advantage team, Colonel Alenezi had a distinguished career as an officer of the Kuwait Ministry of Interior Affairs. During his 24-years of service there, he served as Chief Liaison Office to numerous foreign embassies and the military forces. These are personal relationships that Colonel Alenezi renews during his frequent trips through the Middle East. Colonel Alenezi has also served as Chief Consultant for the Kuwait Fishermen’s Union.

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