Gryphon’s services


To advise the client company as to which financing and advocacy programs are available for the project or export being contemplated. Gryphon will assist the client to obtain financing commitments from the DC-based agencies as required. It will also advise the client on how to best work with the agency involved and the expected timing to obtain financing.


Gryphon will set up meetings with the policy makers at the various agencies for the client and will accompany the client to the meetings to discuss the contemplated project or export sale.


Gryphon can make presentations to the client’s senior staff on the financing options available and the timing and requirements of the agency financing. The CEO of Gryphon, Art Pilzer is a seasoned public speaker having addressed Euromoney, TXF and other international conferences worldwide over the past 40 some years. Art also has over 10 years of experience teaching international finance at Georgetown University, Maryland University and other DC-based colleges and universities.


Gryphon’s CEO is prepared to travel domestically or internationally with the client to help sell the foreign client on the benefits of various financing options.


Gryphon has many years of experience in working with the following DC-based U.S. government and international agencies:

  • U.S. Export-Import Bank of the United States (ExIm Bank)
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency- (USTDA)
  • U.S. Advocacy Center (Department of Commerce)
  • The World Bank Group
  • InterAmerican Development Bank
  • Indian, Japanese and Korean ECAs- Washington Offices
  • U.S. State, Commerce, Treasury Departments- policy and advocacy issues
  • US Maritime Administration (MARAD)- export shipping issues
  • Various trade -related trade associations


Gryphon has a flexible pay schedule based on the work to be performed, travel time involved and other factors. Essentially, Gryphon will provide the client with a detailed estimate of the work to be performed and the total estimated cost of its services in advance of providing its services.

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