Peter S. Longstreth, President, has served as Honorary Consul of Uruguay in Philadelphia since 2014. He is also an independent real estate consultant whose forty year career includes diverse experiences in the public and private sectors. Mr. Longstreth is a native Philadelphian and a graduate of Princeton University. He and his wife were Peace Corps volunteers in rural Colombia, South America in the 1960s. He started his business career as a banker in Latin America and in 1980 founded a regional real estate company which he managed for over twenty years. In 2001, Mr. Longstreth was appointed President and CEO of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), the city’s economic development agency. During his eleven years at PIDC, Mr. Longstreth was broadly engaged with Philadelphia’s business, non-profit and political communities. He is married with three grown children and nine grandchildren.