Bio: Marty McVey

HOUSTON - All seven candidates will face off in the KPRC 2 & Telemundo Houston 'Decision 2015: Houston Mayoral Debate' on Friday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

Marty McVey is business leader with over 15 years of international business development and new business creation experience, including  Real Estate, Clean Energy Services and Healthcare sectors. McVey is also a licensed Real Estate Broker.

Appointed Director of the United States Agency for International Development(USAID) and Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD)in 2011 by the President of the United States, Marty McVey built relationships around the world to assist the poorest and most vulnerable. He has provided guidance to the federal government regarding investments in training, research, and technology-transfer to developing countries. McVey served as Chairman for the Haitian Reconstruction Task Force & Chairman of the BIFAD Budget Committee.

Mr. McVey earned a Bachelor and Master of Business Administration from American University, Global Master of Business Administration from Georgetown, Master Universitario en Administración Empresas from Esade University, and has completed Harvard's Developing Future Leaders' Program.

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