James "Austin" Tuell

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Previous Experience

  • Venture Fellow, FCA Venture Partners, Clayton Associates
  • Cohort Lead and Manager of Investor Relations, Jumpstart Foundry
  • Summer Specialist in Entrepreneurship, The Blackstone Group
  • Special Assistant, Leadership Outreach, and Personal Aide, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
  • Summer Intern, Office of Strategic Initiatives, The White House

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James "Austin" Tuell

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Austin assists clients on matters related to financial technology, risk management, strategic planning, and regulatory compliance.


Prior to joining Promontory, he worked in venture capital, advising early-stage technology companies on capital raising, growth initiatives, business development, and investor relations. Previously, Austin worked for three years in the leadership office of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor — first as the majority leader’s personal aide, and later, on the outreach team forging legislative partnerships with leaders in the financial services, technology, and entrepreneurial communities. In the summer of 2011, he traveled to China as part of a U.S. congressional delegation, and developed an interest in U.S.-China economic relations. Austin began his career in Washington, D.C., working at the White House in the office of strategic initiatives.


  • M.B.A., finance and strategy, Vanderbilt University
  • B.A., political science, cum laude, University of Richmond

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