Patron Members

 


American Airlines

901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. - Suite 800
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 520-3491
Fax: (305) 520-3084
www.aa.com

 

Patrons:

  • Christine Valls
  • Floriana Martinez
  • Luis Montano
  • Lina Santiago

 

American serves more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily flights.  American is a founding member of oneworld®, its members serve more than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and territories. 


APEX Brasil

201 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 704-3500
Fax: (305) 704-3505
www.apexbrasil.com.br

 

Patrons:

  • Silvia Breda Pierson
  • Fernando Spohr
  • Gustavo Loreto

 

A non-profit organization serving under the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, entrusted with the mission of promoting Brazilian products, services and investments. Apex-Brazil's Miami office assists Brazilian companies exporting to North America, offering an array of services such as market intelligence, warehouse and office space. We also assist importers looking for Brazilian suppliers.


Atlantic American Partners

101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 3300
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (407) 535-3834
www.atlanticamericanpartners.com

Patrons:
  • Brad Snyder
  • Brittany Johnson
  • Gar Lippincott
  • Robert Moreyra
  • Rosie Roden

Based in Tampa, Florida, Atlantic American Partners assists individuals and families immigrate to the United States through the EB-5 Investor Visa Program.  Atlantic American offers a unique private equity fund approach to EB-5 investing, where investors own a portfolio of assets, not just one.  This provides a higher level of investment security through diversification – much like a mutual fund.

Bauducco Foods Inc.

13250 NW 25th St., Suite 101
Miami, FL 33182
Tel: (305) 477-9270
www.bauducco.com


Patrons:

  • Kleber Borba
  • Magdalena Lopez
  • Stefano Mozzi
  • Erik Volavicius 

Bauducco Foods established in the USA in 2005 located in Miami, Florida, is a distributor of baked goods, such as Panettones, Wafers, Cookies and Toasts. It has a partnership with brands like Sun Maid and Hershey's. Bauducco is a subsidiary of Pandurata, founded in Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 1952, is the largest manufacturer of baked goods in Brazil and the largest producer of Panettone in the world, it has 5 manufacturing plants in Brazil, producing more than 240 tons annually.


Bilzin Sumberg

1450 Brickell Ave., 23rd Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 350-7279
www.bilzin.com

 

Patrons:

  • Javier F. Aviñó
  • Jose Ferrer
  • Melissa Pallett-Vasquez
  • Anthony de Yurre
  • Laura G. Galeano, Esq.

 

Bilzin Sumberg's experienced International Team has a strong emphasis on Latin American markets but our reach is decidedly global, with practices ranging from International Inbound and Outbound Transactions International Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Estate Planning, International Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolutions, and Real Estate Development and Construction.


Boeing Brasil Serviços Técnicos Aeronáuticos LTDA. 
Av. Magalhães de Castro, 4800 - 22º anda
Morumbi, São Paulo, SP 05676-120
Tel: (5511) 3759-4800
www.boeing.com

Patrons: 
  • Carlos Barrea
  • Donna Hrinak
  • Dex Guzman
  • Jimmy Zuidema
  • Martin Schaff
When Boeing established an office in Brazil in October 2011, it began a new cycle in a relationship that started more than 80 years ago, with the delivery of F4B-4 fighters to the Brazilian government. In 1960, Boeing delivered its first commercial airplane to Brazil. Boeing’s two largest commercial customers in Brazil are GOL Airlines, the fifth-largest 737 operator in the world, and TAM, part of Santiago, Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group, which operates 777s and 767s. Boeing has also been involved with the Brazilian satellite communications industry since the early 1970s. Boeing has established offices in São Paulo, São José dos Campos and Brasília and is committed to expanding its presence in Brazil through industrial participation, research and development, and community engagement.

Boston Scientific
2700 S. Commerce Pkwy, Suite 105

Weston, FL 33331
Tel.:(954) 306-4700
www.bostonscientific.com

PATRONS:
              · Mauricio Ortiz
              · Mariano Linares
              · Juan Felipe Ramirez
              · William Krinickas

Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, pelvic health, and chronic pain conditions. We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.

Center Group Corp.

3901 NW 79th Ave., Suite 113
Miami, FL 33166
Tel: (305) 471-4870
Fax: (305) 675-2467
www.centergroup.com

 

Patrons:

  • Carlos Mariaca
  • Miguel Mariaca
  • Ubirajara Marques Curto

 

Center Group Corp. provides international and management consulting services assisting foreign companies in establishing and managing the operating and day-to-day activities of their subsidiaries in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Spain and the US.


Choaib, Paiva e Justo Advogados Associados

Rua Padre Joao Manuel, 755, 8 Andar
Sao Paulo, SP 01411-001
Tel: 5511 3065-0006
Fax: (5511) 3065-0001
www.choaibpaiva.com.br

 

Patrons:

  • Samir Choaib
  • Roberto Justo
  • Marcos Ferraz de Paiva
  • Marcela Rodriguez
  • Fernanda Costa

 

Law offices - active in all areas of law practice, focusing mainly on tax, corporate, commercial, family and estate planning as well as real estate areas.


Conrad Miami

1395 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 503-6545
Fax: (305) 503-6540
www.conradmiami.com

 Patrons:

  • Jessica Gonzalez
  • Patricia Pautynsky
  • Philippe Thevenet
  • Liliana Penaranda

 

Conrad Miami is located in the heart of downtown Miami, on the vibrant Brickell Avenue. Conrad Miami creates the ideal environment for guests to connect with Miami?s business, cultural and entertainment district. Conrad Miami combines elegant meeting facilities and a world-class wellness spa to entice guests in quest of a balanced life style between business and pleasure.


Duane Morris LLP.

200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3400
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 960-2200
Fax: (305) 960-2201
www.duanemorris.com

 

Patrons:


  • Hector Chichoni
  • Harvey Gurland
  • Scarlett Hirsberg
  • Miriam Hyman
  • Charles Shields

 

Duane Morris LLP, a full service law firm devoted to serving the Brazilian and Latin American communities in Miami and throughout Florida.


EAST, Miami

788 Brickell Plaza
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 712-7000
www.east-miami.com

 

Patrons:


  • Fernando Cerna
  • Graziella Makdissi

 
Located in Brickell City Centre, EAST, Miami was created for travelers looking for a contemporary, fun and relaxing place to stay. The hotel offers 352 guestrooms to include eight suites and 89 residences with floor to ceiling windows, balconies with bay & city views, a paperless arrival & departure, signature Uruguayan restaurant Quinto La Huella, a poolside bar & lounge, rooftop bar & garden called Sugar, 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property.


FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean

701 Waterford Way, Suite 1000
Miami, FL 33126
Tel: (786) 388-2600
Fax: (786) 388-9940
www.fedex.com

 

Patrons:

  • Marilyn Blanco-Reyes
  • Guilherme Gatti
  • Francisco Santeiro
  • Thaís Reiss

 

FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to provide customers and businesses a broad portfolio of transportation, logistics, e-commerce and business solutions.



Finance 365
3521 Enterprise Way
Miramar, FL 33025
Tel: (954) 237-4658
www.finance365usa.com

Patrons:
  • Carolina Carmagnani
  • Andre Carmagnani
  • David Holt
  • Alcides Rocha
Finance 365 assists the entry of foreign organizations into the USA, providing administrative support services for administration, marketing, sales and logistics. Each client has a customized support plan designed to reach their goals e maximize their ROI. Services as Business Plan, Marketing plans. Management and marketing consulting. Networking. Introducing the product to the market. Fulfillment.

Fowler, White, Burnett P.A.

1395 Brickell Ave., 14th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 789-9200
www.fowler-white.com

 

Patrons:

  • John Friedhoff
  • Richard Razook 

 

Founded in 1942, FowlerWhite has grown over the last six decades into one of Florida's largest and most dynamic law firms. As a result of FowlerWhite's commitment to professionalism and quality legal services, the firm's reputation has soared. Today, FowlerWhite is a full service, multi-practice law firm, that remains committed to a philosophy of excellence, proficiency, results and value.


G4 

801 Brickell Ave., Suite 900
Miami , FL 33131
Tel: (305) 755-7456
www.g4americas.com 

Patrons:

  • Ricardo  Bevilacqua
  • Rodrigo  Sonoda
  • Claudete Madalozzo
  • Laura Vellozo

G4 is a recruitment firm with a strong international presence. We have offices in the Americas and Europe and we are trusted advisors for several large multinationals, private equities and startups around the globe. We apply our knowledge serving all major business sectors and we work closely with our clients to provide assertive solutions and highly skilled professionals. www.g4americas.com


Global Recruiters of Brickell

444 Brickell Ave., Suite 230
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 261-0554
Fax: (786) 261-0555
www.grnbrickell.com

Patrons:

  • Sinval De Medeiros

 

Global Recruiters of Brickell is an Executive Recruitment company committed to placing the best executives to our clients from mid-level to C-level positions in Sales & Marketing, Operations, Finance, and General Management. We are part of the Global Recruiters Network (GRN), a rapidly growing network with over 170 offices worldwide. GRN's core management team has over 100 years of combined experience in the executive search arena.


Globenet 

5355 Town Center Rd., Suite 1102
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Tel: (561) 314-0500
Fax: (561) 314-0510
www.globenet.net

Patrons:

  • Luiz Alonso
  • Erick Contag
  • Bruno Giovenazzi


GlobeNet provides international wholesale capacity and network transport solutions between North and South America over a dual ring-protected submarine cable system serving Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, the U.S.A., and Venezuela. Globenet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brazilian full service telecommunications company Oi. GlobeNet?s headquarters is located in Boca Raton, FL.


JBJ Partners, Inc.

333 SE 2nd Ave., Suite 2000
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 871-3371
www.jbjpartners.com

Patrons:

  • Jorge Botrel 

JBJ Partners is a consultancy company specialized in Entrepreneurship, Business Consulting and Expatriation to the US. Partners with over 10 years of experience, both in the Brazilian as in the American market, to help you get the most of its international business. We offer an array of services such as Expatriation advisory and project management. Company Incorporation and Market Intelligence.

KPMG LLP

200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2000
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 358-2300
www.kpmg.com

Patrons:

  • Devon Bodoh
  • Murilo Mello
  • Adriano Mucelli
  • Alfonso Pallete
  • Ivan Velez

 

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG Int'l Cooperative. KPMG Intl's member firms have 155,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners in 155 countries. For more info, visit us at www.kpmg.com/us/en.


Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University

Kimberly Green Latin American & Caribbean Center
Modesto Maidique Campus, DM 353
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: (305) 348-2894
Fax: (305) 348-3593
lacc.fiu.edu

 

Patrons:
            
 • Jerry Haar
            • Liesl Picard
            • Ronaldo Parente
            • Frank Mora
            • Augusta Vono

The Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) at FIU is proud to be one of the top Centers of its kind in the world.  Founded in 1979 to promote the study of the region, it forges linkages across the Americas through high quality education, research, national and international outreach, and dialogue between different ethnic communities, nationalities and cultures that claim the Americas as their homeland.


LOPEZ LEVI LOWENSTEIN, CPA. 

201 Alhambra Cir., Suite 701
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 774-2945
Fax: (305) 774-1504
www.lllpa.com

Patrons:

  • Ray Lopez-Levi
  • Rosangela De Morais

Lopez Levi Lowenstein is a CPA firm specializing in International Taxation, Pre-immigration plans, and Tax Structures focusing on wealth preservation.


Miami DDA

200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2929
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 579-6675
www.miamidda.com

Patrons:

  • Sonja Bogensperger
  • Alyce Robertson
  • Ilona Vega

Downtown Miami is the business, social and cultural epicenter of the Americas, which capitalizes on its unique position as a major world city in a tropical waterfront environment. The Miami DDA supports corporate and retail business development, attracts real estate investment, strengthens industry clusters, encourages innovation, assists with expansion or relocation in Downtown Miami, and provides reports and presentations to support business growth and investment.


Miami-Dade Aviation Department

P.O Box 025504
Miami, FL 33102-5504
Tel: 305-876-7300

Fax: 305-876-7615

www.miami-airport.com

Patrons:

  • Gregory C. Owens

Miami International Airport is the leading economic engine for Miami-Dade County and Florida, supporting more than 282,000 direct and indirect jobs and business revenues of $33.7 billion. Long known as the Gateway of the Americas, MIA offers more flights to more destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport through its expansive network of passenger and cargo routes.


Odebrecht USA

201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 1000
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 341-8800
Fax: (305) 569-1500
www.odebrecht.com

 

Patrons:

  • Jairo Flor

 

Founded in 1944, Odebrecht is a company of Brazilian origin with a global presence. Odebrecht is Latin America’s leader in engineering and construction, chemicals and petrochemicals, and also operates in the areas of bioenergy, water utilities, defense, real estate, oil & gas, shipbuilding, and transportation and logistics. Odebrecht USA opened in 1990, delivering projects throughout the U.S. with a focus on public-sector infrastructure projects. Landmark projects in Miami-Dade County include the South & North Terminals at Miami International Airport the MIA Mover, American Airlines Arena and Arsht Center, generating more than 103,000 jobs (2013 data).

 


Paulo Miranda, P.A.
1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2406
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 456-3752
Fax: (305) 456-6342

Patrons:
  • Livia Vieira
  • Luiz Miranda
  • Paulo Miranda
  • Renato Pinto e Silva 
Business consultants, Brazilian Law Attorneys.


Prospectiva Consulting, Inc.
150 SE 2nd Ave., Suite 1403
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 600-4462
www.prospectiva.com

Patrons:
  • Ricardo Mendes
  • Lucas Correa
  • Saulo Porto
  • Ricardo Sennes
Prospectiva is a policy and government affairs consulting firm with offices in São Paulo, Brasília and Miami. We provide unique services and solutions in Brazil and Latin America. We chart the political landscape, identifying risks and opportunities. We help our clients mitigate risks, advocate their interests, and connect them with policy-makers, regulators and other important stakeholders.

Raya3

201 South Biscayne Blvd.,Suite 1200
Maimi, FL 33131
Tel: 1(877)917-6640
www.raya3.com.br

 

Patrons:

  • Flávia Macuco
  • Thais Raya

 

Advertising agency located in São Paulo, Brazil and Miami, USA.

Our expertise is creative development, media buying, social media, communication strategies, branding and graphic design.


Reis e Souza Advogados

Rua Iguatemi, #192, 5º andar
São Paulo, SP 01451-010 
Brazil
Tel: (11) 2613-9155
www.reisesouza.com.br

Patrons:
  • Marcos Hokumura Reis
  • Sidney Souza Jr.
  • Daniani Ribeiro
  • Guilherme Takeishi

Reis e Souza Law Firm offers legal services locally (Brazil) and internationally. We have extensive experience assisting investment companies, banks and funds who wish to have a business in Brazil or anywhere around the world.


SGG Contact Center

444 Brickell Ave., Suite P15
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 509-6422
www.sggcontactcenter.com

Patrons:

  • Zeno Silva
  • Antonio Miranda
  • Tatiana Reyes
  • Belen Baquerizo

SGG Contact Center is a part of SGG International, a well-established marketing and communication group. SGG-CC is specifically a Portuguese- and Hispanic-focused contact center. We have developed over the past 21 years a tailor-made experience for our clients, revolving around continuous investments in technology, the training and development of our people, and a high service level.


Sunstate Bank

2901 S. Le Jeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 567-0600
Fax: (305) 567-1310
www.sunstatefl.com

 

Patrons:

  • Marcos Pereira
  • Ines Rodriguez
  • Lewis Brine
  • Christopher Bell

 

Full service commercial bank offering personalized loan and deposit services and products to business and individual customers located in Miami Dade County, as well as to international customers through its Premier Banking Department in Coral Gables.


Sweet Treats Brigadeiro

3801 Collins Ave., Suite 1505
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Tel: (917) 673-8864
www.sweettreatsbrigadeiro.com

 

Patrons:

  • Elaine Bard

 

Sweet Treats Brigadeiro makes a popular Brazilian candy called ''brigadeiro''. Similar in appearance to chocolate truffles, brigadeiros are the perfect gift to make your special events and shared moments even sweeter. As the global appeal - and fan base - of brigadeiros has grown in recent years, the chocolate treat can be found at a wide range of parties, celebrations, and corporate events.


Thomas J. Skola, Attorney at Law

511 Perugia Avenue,
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Tel: (305) 577-3988
Fax: (305) 722-2001
www.skolalaw.com

Patrons:

  • Thomas Skola Esq.

 

Board Certified in International Law by the Florida Bar, Mr. Skola has considerable experience in all aspects of transnational law, including licensing, taxation, franchising, gaming and entertainment projects, intellectual property rights and cross-border litigation.


Tosolini, Lamura, Rasile & Toniutti
407 Lincoln Road, Suite 11-C
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 534-0420
www.tlrtlaw.com

Patrons:
            • Gianni Toniutti
            • Michael Work

Tosolini, Lamura, Rasile & Toniutti LLP is an international Law Firm with offices in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Rome and Milan. We have extensive experience in different matters, including corporate, immigration, commercial, finance, litigation, real estate, trusts and estates, and taxation. Our attorneys are fluent in English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, French and Russian. 


VFS Global, Inc.
1625 K. Street NW Suite 103
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (305) 965-7195
www.vfsglobal.com

Patrons:
  • Antonio Lima

VFS Global is the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for Diplomatic Missions and Governments Worldwide. We offer administrative and non-judgmental tasks related to visa, passport, identity management and citizen services for 48 governments.


VTEX
4000 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 555-S
Hollywood, FL 33021
Tel: (954) 843-3564
www.vtex.com

Patrons:
  •  Alex Soncini 
  •  Cindy Levano
  •  Philipe da Silva
Born in the 90’s VTEX had an important roll in developing e-commerce in the LATAM market. Started its Global expansion 5 years ago & today have offices in 9 countries, including North America, Europe & Latin America. With more than 1600 clients using its platform among 16 different languages, currencies, taxes & different needs. As a SaaS company, all of them can enjoy the same product, taking advantage of customizations throughout its Open APIs Layer.

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

2200 N Commerce Parkway, Suite 206
Weston, FL 33326
Tel: (954) 548-3282
www.wellsfargocapitalfinance.com

 

Patrons:

  • Claudio Cury
  • Elisa Vila
  • Franco Zayas

 

Wells Fargo Capital Finance - Channel Finance Division provides innovative, worldwide channel financing solutions to resellers in the technology industry. Using a highly flexible, customer-friendly distribution finance model, we customize lending to fit your needs-giving you liquidity to grow and manage your business.