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WHO WE ARE

At Akkadian we are committed to fostering growth and sustainability. We collaborate with sponsors to bring projects to life, through project development, identifying strategic partners and contractors, navigating government relations, and securing project financing. Our expertise spans a diverse range of industries, including renewable and conventional power, pipelines, hospitals, medical schools, marine infrastructure, franchise expansion, and resort/hotel projects. We specialize in working with international financial institutions. 

Discover the exceptional individuals that make up the Akkadian Team. Our members boast an impressive array of accomplishments, having served in prominent roles such as President and COO of the Overseas Private Development Corporation, President of Bechtel Energy, Chairman of the International Trade Commission, and senior positions at the U.S. Export-Import Bank and Information and Infrastructure Technologies, among others. Learn more about our remarkable team members below and feel free to reach out with any inquiries. Together, we are Akkadian, united in our mission to drive global development through innovative infrastructure solutions.

Team Members

Ross Connelly

Ross Connelly

Managing Partner

Ross Connelly is a founding partner at Akkadian. He has over 40 years of experience in project finance, project development, and government relations.

Josh Rubin, Esq.

Josh Rubin, Esq.

Senior Healthcare, IT, EMR Advisor

Mr. Rubin currently serves as Program Officer for Learning Health System Initiatives at the University of Michigan Medical School’s Department of Learning Health Sciences.

Kara Henderson

Kara Henderson

Associate

Kara is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in International Relations.

Grayson Wolfe, Esq.

Grayson Wolfe, Esq.

Partner

Grayson is founding partner of Akkadian, with over 20 years of experience in project development.

Christian Bailey

Christian Bailey

Senior Advisor

Mr. Bailey is a Cofounder of Lincoln Group, an emerging markets private equity group that partnered to form Akkadian.

Dr. Denis Slavich

Dr. Denis Slavich

Executive Advisor

Dr. Slavich has more than thirty five years of international experience in management, finance, marketing and sales, and project development.

Michael Tang

Michael Tang

Senior Marine Advisor

Michael is an experienced Class A pilot, with 40 years of wide-ranging experience and expertise in harbor pilotage/towage and marine/bunkering operations.

Dr. Peter Watson

Dr. Peter Watson

Executive Advisor

Dr. Watson has served as President & CEO of The Dwight Group, the D.C.- based investment bank.

Kevin Connelly

Kevin Connelly

Consultant

Kevin was brought on board in 2019 to assist with the Oman American Hospital Project. Before that he was a general consultant in Hospitality.

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