Gustavo Perez Named VP of Business Development

August 2018

We are proud and thrilled to announce and welcome Gustavo Perez as Vice President of Business Development of The Americas Group (TAG). Gustavo brings to TAG a refreshing level of enthusiasm, optimism and energy along with a successful track record of business dealings in the Americas over the past 16 years.

He has been an international private banker for over a decade with responsibility for developing business and managing relationships in a variety of sectors in the hundreds of millions of dollars throughout the Americas, for Andbank, Scotiabank and Royal Bank of Canada among others. Prior to that he was an engagement manager in a financial and business consulting firm with clients in Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and Colombia.

Gustavo has a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Texas A & M University, Mays School of Business and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. He is fluent in Spanish and English and has extensive computer skills.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

Howard Glicken


August 2, 2018

Howard Glicken, Chairman of The Americas Group has been Appointed by the Honorable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda as Special Economic Envoy/Ambassador to the United States for a two year term.

Howard Glicken has been Appointed as  Special Economic Envoy/Ambassador from Antigua & Barbuda  to the United States for a two year term.

January 15, 2018

Announcement - Mark Cowan

August 2016


Mark Cowan Joins The Board of Advisors

We are proud to announce and welcome Mark Cowan a well-known and highly respected Washington, D.C. Public Policy Advisor and Lawyer as an Investor/Partner in The Americas Group Financial Services LLC and as a Member of the Advisory Board of The Americas Group. 

Mr. Cowan is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cowan Strategies (   a prominent Washington, D.C. public policy advisory firm. Mark draws on more than 35 years' experience working on complex domestic and international public policy issues as counsel for a broad range of clients. He advises corporations, government entities, and foreign sovereigns on a wide array of business, regulatory, and trade issues.

Mr. Cowan, a lawyer, was a senior partner at Patton Boggs, LLP, an AM Law 100 firm, wherein he both created and directed the firm’s Business Development Department and effort for over 500 lawyers. He founded The Jefferson Group in 1987 and grew that public affairs firm to become the second largest in its class in a period of six years before selling the company. Thereafter, he was Vice Chairman of Cassidy & Associates, Washington’s largest public affairs company, C.E.O. of the Columbus Group, C.E.O. of Newmyer Associates and a Senior Vice President at Hill and Knowlton, one of the world’s largest public relations firms, where he counseled numerous domestic and international clients.

Mr. Cowan has had several Presidential Appointments in the Reagan, George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush Administrations in addition to various other governmental posts. He is also involved in several Boards and Community Activities. We believe that Mark’s experience and outstanding capabilities will be a powerful complement to the current and planned activities of The Americas Group. We look forward to introducing you to Chris.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

August 24, 2016

TAGFS Yellowstone Announcement

The Americas Group Financial Services 

The Americas Group Financial Services (TAGFS) is pleased to announce that it's licensee, TAGFS SA - Panama, has just established an exclusive strategic alliance with CrossHarbor Capital's Yellowstone Club with the objective of marketing the Yellowstone Club's EB-5 project (YC EB5) throughout Latin America to qualified foreign investors who are seeking a permanent residence visa (Green Card). The EB-5 Visa Program is a U.S. Government sponsored platform which allows foreign investors to obtain a Green Card by investing capital in a U.S. project that creates ten full time jobs. In this specific project, the required investment is $500,000.

April 18, 2016

TAGFS Yellowstone Announcement 1

April 4, 2016