Ramin Asgard promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Business Development

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Ramin Asgard promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Business Development

January 7, 2020

Ramin Asgard promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Business Development for FirstPathway Partners
Will lead continued expansion of global operations

Milwaukee, WI (January 7, 2020) – As the newly named Senior Vice President of Global Business Development, Ramin Asgard will oversee an international team of sales executives promoting citizenship by investment programs for FirstPathway Partners (FPP). 

Asgard joined FPP in August 2019, and has been a key partner in growing the business in the Middle East and South Asia. A highly decorated veteran U.S. Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State, Asgard formerly served as Political Advisor to the Commanding General of U.S. Central Command, first for General David Petraeus and later for General James Mattis. Mr. Asgard also served as Director of the Iran Regional Presence Office in Dubai, and as Director of the Voice of America’s Persian News Network.  His other overseas tours include Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Turkey.  Domestically he served at the National Security Council and as Desk Officer for Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.  In addition, Ramin has been an immigration attorney and a data analytics technology entrepreneur.  He is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Phi Beta Kappa.

He holds a JD from Tulane University, a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA summa cum laude from Temple University.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to continue to work with Ramin, especially in his new capacity leading our rapidly growing international team,” said Bob Kraft, Founder and CEO of FirstPathway Partners. “His extensive global experience in economics, public diplomacy as well as research and analysis make him incredibly well suited for this role.”

“I first wish to thank our CEO, Bob Kraft, for his distinguished leadership and faith in my abilities. I am honored, at this time of unprecedented growth and change in the global investment immigration industry, to help FirstPathway Partners build upon its well-deserved global reputation for integrity and excellence. I look forward to working closely with our superb global sales and marketing teams to offer FirstPathway Partners’ innovative projects and services to our valued worldwide customers.”

Ramin brings deep knowledge of the immigration process ranging from E-2 to EB-5, educating foreign investors internationally of their options, while leading FPP’s representative team.

About FirstPathway Partners
FirstPathway Partners has helped foreign investors become United States citizens through immigrant investor programs since 2008.  FirstPathway Partners has assisted hundreds of immigrant investors from more than 40 countries around the world, raising millions of dollars for job-creating enterprises.

For more information regarding this press release, please visit or contact:

Ramin Asgard
Senior Vice President, Global Business Development
+1 (813) 340-5070


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