U.S. Commercial Consul – Monterrey
Alan Long assumed the position of Commercial Consul and Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey in June 2015. Prior to his arrival in Monterrey, he served in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo, Japan. From 1982 to 1994, Alan acted as an Anti-dumping Investigator, traveling extensively throughout Mexico.
Alan joined the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Foreign Commercial Service to promote U.S. exports and international partnerships for U.S. firms beginning in 1995. Since joining the Commercial Service, Alan has served on three occasions in Brazil for a total of 10 years. He has also served as a Commercial Officer in Japan, Spain, and Iraq.
Alan has extensive experience in the oil and gas, travel and tourism, and security sectors. Alan is slated to remain in his current position until 2018 and hopes to develop expertise in the automotive, infrastructure, and other industrial sectors in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and the other northern Mexican states, which fall within the jurisdiction of the Commercial Service in Monterrey, including Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, Durango, Zacatecas, and San Luis Potosi.
He is a native of Pennsylvania.