CEO | President | Founder
Elliott Lee Ferreira is our founder and our CEO/President. He was born and raised in Seattle, WA to a Brazilian father and American mother. At the age of 16 he and his family relocated to Brazil where he resided for almost 17 years. He was a professional soccer player in Brazil and Germany before injuries ended his career abruptly. He has almost 20 years of immigration related experience and became an expert in immigration at a very young age beginning his journey in the field of immigration consulting when he was only 14 years old. Whenever he was not playing soccer or basketball, he was always at his father’s side keeping a close eye on everything and grasping all the knowledge possible.
He was always close by his father and absorbed everything that he could pertaining to immigration and visa consulting, he did this while hanging around his father’s office running simple errands. Over time he began taking on larger responsibilities and was a key component in the development and new strategies behind the company’s growth. Always tuned in to the most up to date trends, Elliott opened his father’s company up to new horizons and opportunities. He was key in integrating social media and modern trends into the companies websites, always with a keen mind and very aggressive approach he was able to engage clients of different age groups and different backgrounds that before were not being targeted by the company. By doing so the company’s growth was massive and business expanded to several countries. In 2007 Elliott founded JL Recruitment & Consulting LLC in Miami, FL and since he has been helping employer clients with their employment needs through EB-3 processes and in turn offering employment opportunities to eligible immigrants.
Elliott is a world traveler having visited nearly 40 countries. He is fluent in English and Portuguese and has an Intermediate level of Spanish. Mr. Ferreira pursued his degree in college through culinary arts/gastronomy.
Mr. Ferreira is a people person for sure and very approachable and empathetic towards others, he is very sympathetic and has a great understanding of what difficulties immigrants in other countries face on a daily basis due to the fact that he himself is the son of an immigrant that went through an immigration process decades ago and also due to the fact that he has so many years of experience in the field and lives in a community with thousands of immigrants.
Mr. Ferreira through our company JL Recruitment & Consulting LLC is at your service and ready to help you or your company with your immigration necessities!