Grayson Wolfe, Esq.
Mr. Wolfe, a founding partner at Akkadian and its affiliate company Penn Quarter Strategies I, LLC, boasts a diverse and extensive professional background.
Between 2017 and 2021, he held the position of Executive Vice President at Information and Infrastructure Technologies, Inc., an American cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, and intelligence company. With +24 years of experience, the company has provided effective solutions to both commercial and government clients such as DOD, HHS/CMS, INCOM Payments, Samsung, US Transportation Agencies and Companies.
From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Wolfe worked as the Special Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). During his tenure, he also served as the Director of Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives and chaired the Iraq and Afghanistan Reconstruction Task Forces.
In 2004, Mr. Wolfe managed the Private Sector Development Office of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq. He was responsible for implementing initiatives to attract foreign direct investment and establish financing programs in support of Iraqi reconstruction. During this time he worked closely with international financial institutions, the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the Iraqi Ministries of Trade, Oil, and Finance.
Prior to that, between 2001 and 2002, Mr. Wolfe worked at Fleischman and Walsh, LLP, an international law firm. He represented clients in Homeland Security, Telecommunications, and Intellectual Property matters. As a member of a seven-person team, he collaborated with the North American Railroads and Chlorine Chemical Industries to develop a National Homeland Security Risk Analysis and Management Plan, which was adopted by the Class I Freight Railroad CEOs.
From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Wolfe served as Legislative Director and Counsel for members of Congress focused on the Judiciary, Commerce and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees.
Mr. Wolfe earned a BA in Government from Virginia Tech (with Honors) and a Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University. He received the Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award from the Department of Defense for his service in Iraq. As an expert in his field, Mr. Wolfe frequently contributes to analysis and publications on national security topics.