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A graduate of Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Graves Mark Kiely received his Bachelor’s degree in English. As an undergraduate he participated in numerous theatrical productions and served as President of Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He later went on to work as a professional actor before enrolling at the Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training in Sarasota, Florida, to study drama. This program is a part of the Florida State University curriculum for graduate students. After receiving his Master’s degree, he relocated to New York City and continued his professional acting career until he decided to enter the financial services industry. Graves Kiely became a fully licensed Registered Representative and served as both an Associate Vice President and Financial Advisor during this time period. Mr. Kiely’s duties involved consulting with private clients in the U.S. and abroad regarding their investing endeavors and opportunities. He earned the Van Kampen Funds Banner Group Award for Asset Allocation for his skill as an Advisor.In 2001, Graves Kiely founded and established Pacific Bridge Associates. In his capacity as Managing Director he has worked with different companies from South America to identify new areas of growth and potential strategies for those clients who wanted to conduct business with organizations in China. Outside of its connection with South American businesses, Pacific Bridge also fostered business relationships with U.S. Fortune 500 companies, as well as premier Chinese state-owned operations. Graves Mark Kiely designed the company’s service offerings to include advisory, introductory, and public relations services.

Work experience

Sep 2001Dec 2011

Founder, Managing Director

Pacific Bridge Associates LLC




Florida State University


Harvard College