Board of Directors

Streamlining the Immigration Process

The ClearPath Immigration Board of Directors governs the organization by establishing broad policies and objectives, selects, appoints, and reviews the performance of the chief executive, and accounts to corporate stakeholders for the organization’s performance. The ClearPath Immigration Board of Directors is comprised of:

Michael J. Petrucelli

Michael Petrucelli served as Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS ) after previously working for two years as Deputy Director. Most recently, Mr. Petrucelli was Vice President of Government Affairs for GridPoint, Inc. In that position was responsible for engaging federal, state, and international policymakers, representing the company in a variety of policy forums, and undertaking government-wide initiatives to raise awareness of the company’s capabilities.

Prior to holding positions at USCIS, Mr. Petrucelli was Senior Vice President for Operations and Chief of Staff of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. He has also worked on economic and business issues at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and has extensive experience promoting U.S.-Asia trade relations, serving as Executive Director of the U.S.-Thailand Business Council, and as Director for Thailand, Burma and Financial Services at the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council. As a U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer from 1992 to 1996, Mr. Petrucelli was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, the Bureau of Intelligence & Research, and the U.S. Consulate General, Netherlands Antilles.

Mr. Petrucelli holds a master’s degree in business administration from Goizueta Business School, Emory University, and also studied international business in the MBA program at Nijenrode University in the Netherlands. Mr. Petrucelli also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College.

John Frankel

Mr. Frankel has more than 21 years of experience at Goldman, Sachs & Co. during which he held a variety of roles that involved technology development, reengineering, and capital markets. His primary focus is helping early stage companies deploy lightweight disruptive business models to become the low cost player in their respective market. Prior to Goldman, Sachs, he started his business career with Arthur Anderson & Co. in the audit and insolvency divisions.

Mr. Frankel was an early stage investor and director of Quigo Technologies, Inc. which was purchased by AOL in December 2007, and has served on a number of boards including, StongTech, The Goldman Sachs Trust Company, and

Peter L. Corsell

Peter L. Corsell is Chairman and founder of GridPoint, an established leader in the clean tech industry.  M.I.T.’s Technology Review has recognized Mr. Corsell as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35 and the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader in 2010.

Mr. Corsell founded GridPoint in 2003 to fuel the widespread adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.  He served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2010.  Today, GridPoint delivers a broad range of smart grid, energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to enterprises, governments and electric utilities, enabling reduced energy costs, increased operating efficiencies and improved environmental performance.  The World Economic Forum selected GridPoint as a Technology Pioneer in 2008, and the company has been featured in several books including “Hot, Flat and Crowded” by Thomas L. Friedman.

Mr. Corsell was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy (2008-2009) and is a founding member of the Electrification Coalition, a nonpartisan organization committed to the mass deployment of electric vehicles as imperative to U.S. national security.  Mr. Corsell is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Clinton Global Initiative.  He serves on the boards of ClearPath, a leading immigration software company, and the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, Florida.  Early in his career Mr. Corsell served with the U.S. State Department in Havana, Cuba and as a political analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency.  He holds a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

ClearPath Immigration provides immigation automation solutions, including ClearPath Immigration360 and ClearPath ImmigrationXpress, for immigration attorneys, businesses, and individuals.