New York Office


Strength through Diversity
An agile team of strategy, accounting, legal, financial forensics, and communications professionals. Having honed our skills at companies across the globe, from Fortune 10s to disruptive startups, we are equipped to take on varied challenges—across public, private, and non-profit sectors alike.

Providing Meaningful Value to US Mainland Clients
Rooted in the strength of long-term relationships, Spire New York leverages the parent organization’s infrastructure to service its clients—across the U.S. and beyond.




Rodney Lee
Rodney has over 30 years of consulting experience spanning public, not-for-profit, insurance, healthcare, retail, development, petroleum, alternative energy, education, and automotive sectors. He provides Spire a wealth of experience in brand, business, economic development, research, and strategy—encompassing local, national, and global organizations.

Prior to joining Spire, Rodney held leadership positions in various startups and firms, including: Bedrock Consulting (acquired by EY), Sopogy (a leading solar-energy technology startup), and Synaptiq LLC (a social think tank) among others.

Rodney serves as a Board Member for OWDB, Data and Technology committee chair. He is also a Mentor and Advisor for both Mana Up, a Hawai‘i-based manufacturing accelerator, and XLR8UH, a startup accelerator.
alain grant mahmoud
A strategist and marketer, Alain brings over 25 years of global business experience spanning more than 100 organizations—from startups to Fortune 10s—across 30+ industries and 125+ countries worldwide.

He’s serviced all kinds of brands over the years—corporate, divisional, product, ingredient, service, retail, place, government, nonprofit—in varying capacities, from business & brand strategy through to brand management and communications.

His (employment-based) career encompasses several companies (both agency and client side), including: Y&R (planning and account management), BAT (international brand management), Richemont, and Bedrock Consulting (acquired by EY), where he served as a director for five years. More recently, Alain was Chief Marketing Officer at ClearCove, a clean water technology startup company. And he served as Chief Strategy Officer at Flynn, a 55-year-old New York-based full-service advertising and marketing agency. He was also part of the founding team that launched the world’s first (publicly-traded) mobile app discovery technology company back in the late noughties. 

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