Diana serves as Immigration Counsel and EB-5 Director to e-Council Inc. Diana is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and a member of the Florida Bar and AILA. She has been practicing immigration law as a solo practitioner since 2001, with a focus on family, employment and business cases. As a natural complement to her practice, Ms. Levy entered the EB-5 business plan arena in 2012 and has participated in the writing of several successful plans as part of the e-Council Inc. team for both Regional Center and Direct Investment cases.
Rob has been a partner with Gneiding, Blizard, Bushta & Company, LLP since its inception in 2004. Prior to the formation of GBB&C, Rob was employed by a large regional accounting firm. Rob’s current responsibilities include providing accounting and tax services for clients in various industries with a specialization on those seeking immigration visas. Rob is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the PA Institute of CPAs. Rob both prepares and reviews financial projections for all e-Council Inc. clients.
As an experienced research and project management consultant, Linda delivers results for evidence-based planning and successful execution of large-scale, complex research projects. Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Psychology, a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and professional certifications in qualitative research and quantitative research. Linda’s specialty at e-Council Inc. is market feasibility studies, with a particular focus on EB-5 projects.
Angela holds a Business degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business. She brings her wealth of experience in the consulting and systems world, having previously worked for one of the Big Four accounting firms, to the e-Council Inc. team. Angela has written a wide variety of business documents including business process flow, standard operating procedures, project management charts and financial documents. Using this experience, Angela is tasked with project scheduling and fostering communication with our clients, and plays an integral role in the research and writing process.
Stacey graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, in 1998, where she also received her Masters degree in Public and International Affairs. After completing her studies, she began her law practice in the Public Defender’s Office in California, and eventually moved to private practice in the area of employment and labor law before moving to Florida. Stacey has practiced both corporate and employment law. She is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish, and is a member of the Florida Bar.
Evelyn Olavarria attended Business School in Illinois, she is a Bilingual professional with over 30 years of experience working in business settings as an Administrator. Evelyn thrives in helping companies grow their bottom line while providing the highest level of care to clients.
Angelika received her PhD from Yale University with distinction, earned her Masters at Columbia University and a Bachelors, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching and lecturing at Yale, Dr. Schlanger has professional experience in managing operations, marketing, and communications, and speaks Russian and French. She brings her expertise in writing and research to e-Council Inc., where she designs business plans, conducts market studies, and writes a variety of informative articles.
Tracy brings 25 years of experience in marketing, public relations and network facilitating to the e-Council Inc. team. A graduate of Brooklyn College with a BS in Sociology, Tracy continued her studies in higher education through FSU. Utilizing her creative marketing skills with industry expertise, Tracy has combined her grassroots marketing savvy with her research and community-oriented approach, to create dynamic opportunities of growth for e-Council Inc.’s socially-conscious culture.
Shani graduated from Stern College with honors in 2007, with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Communication. For the last several years, she worked as a Marketing and Public Relations specialist at a variety of firms. Having created successful business organizational structures, developed and spearheaded strategic marketing campaigns, and acted as dedicated project manager to over 200 clients, Shani has been tasked with marketing and developing e-Council Inc.’s business, contributing to business plan creation, and guiding the company’s processes.
Lilliam (Lilly) obtained her J.D. from St. Thomas University in 2002. She has been active in the legal community for over 15 years both as a paralegal and a translator, thus allowing her to develop an extensive knowledge of U.S. law, particularly in the field of immigration. Lilly thrives on designing business plans targeted at achieving the immigration goals of e-Council Inc.’s clients.
Karen Salles is a motivated and results-focused professional with 20 years’ of experience as a Brazilian lawyer, author, and administrative head of a $75 million division of a multinational company responsible for managing a $1.3B construction project in Malaysia. Karen’s unique combination of business acumen, team leadership, and multitask management skills make her an ideal addition to the e-Council Inc. team. Karen also speaks Portuguese and English.