At Visa Franchise, we specialize in helping foreign nationals find the best franchise investment that will qualify them for an E-2, L-1, or EB-5 investor visa.
Our goal is to simplify the process by finding and analyzing the best franchise investments for our clients and their family based on their own unique profile.
We seek to understand our client’s investment goals, desired location, industries of interest, and investment size, among a variety of important factors, in order to find the best investment opportunities for them and their family.
We act as the trusted advisor throughout the entire investigation process until an investment decision is made and the client has obtained their E-2, L-1, or EB-5 investor visa.
We have advised over hundreds of clients from over 35 countries around the world. Testimonials can be found on our website here.
We speak various languages within our company, including English, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Chinese Cantonese. We work with professionals that speak those languages in addition to many others.
Our firm’s directors gained relevant finance and franchise experience through working at various companies before founding Visa Franchise. This experience has enabled us greater insight into the franchise industry that has proven invaluable to our clients.
Visa Franchise is based in Miami, Florida with offices in Orlando, New York, California, Texas, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Turkey.
As Business Development Director, Patrick Findaro oversees sales, marketing, and strategic relationships for Visa Franchi
Previous positions have included Area Director/ Partner at LCR Capital (private equity firm), Client Services
As the Product Development Director at Visa Franchise, Jack and his team are in charge of finding and analyzing the best franchise and business investments that are presented to Visa Franchise clients. He
Jack’s background working for Burger King, one of the top franchisors in the world, has provided him with significant insight into the franchising industry. His ability to analyze, evaluate, and propose franchises has proven to be of significant value to Visa Franchise clients. Past work experience at Burger King allows him to help clients navigate the complicated franchise
Born and raised in Washington D.C., Jack majored in Finance and International Business at Georgetown University, with a minor in Portuguese. Significant time abroad in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina has enabled him to gain business proficiency in both Portuguese and Spanish.
Bruno Bezerra is the Business Development Manager at Visa Franchise and works in São Paulo, at the Brazil office.
He has extensive experience in sales and customer service in Brazil and Europe. Prior to joining Visa Franchise, Bruno has worked in the administrative and commercial areas in Brazil where he acquired knowledge and professional experience that gave him the opportunity to work in Europe. Upon returning to Brazil, he joined BIL Intercâmbios e Turismo as Client Relations Manager.
Bruno was born in São Paulo and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (UMESP).
Born and raised in Turkey, Burcin got his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Economics and Master of Science degree in Management Science, both at Lehigh University. Following his education, he has worked in consulting industry for seven years focusing on management, operations, strategy and supply chain management in mostly automotive, pharmaceutical, high-tech and consumer products industries in the US before accepting an offer that led him to move back to Turkey.
In Turkey, Burcin became the plant manager for a snack food company, in charge of designing and building a new factory to developing all the processes and purchasing the necessary production equipment. He continued his career with a consulting startup in pulp, paper and printing industry. Following the startup, he entered the automotive industry as Improvement projects coordinator, quality manager and a major account’s project coordinator of a wiring harness company. In 2011, he moved back to the US and started his own consulting and business development firm, where he worked with clients all around the world helping them to create and develop business opportunities.
Burcin has also been an active participant at a leadership and entrepreneurship program at Lehigh University as a guide and mentor since 2010, as a part of a team, to help the participants achieve their personal and professional goals during and after the program.
Burcin joined Visa Franchise in June 2016 as the Managing Director to expand the business of the company in Europe and Middle East. He is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Catharine Colavitti is the Product Development Manager at Visa Franchise and is based in the Miami, FL office. She is fluent in Portuguese and English and speaks conversational Spanish.
She was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at IBMEC Rio.
Catharine has experience in sales, marketing, and client service. Prior work experience includes administration and finance roles at Charque 500 Ind. E Com., which produces 1200 tons of meat monthly and has been operating for more than 25 years throughout Brazil. This experience together with her academic background provided her the opportunity to pursue an MBA at University of Miami.
Before joining Visa Franchise, she worked at a Miami-based startup in the Luxury Travel Industry focusing on sales, marketing, and client service.
Elizabeth Tran is a Business Development Analyst at Visa Franchise and is based in the Miami, FL office. She supports Visa Franchise’s sales, marketing, and channel management efforts globally. She is fluent in Chinese (Cantonese) and speaks conversational Spanish.
Elizabeth has experience in sales, marketing, and media relations in non-profits and in the fashion industry. She runs a charity modeling event that has raised over $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration at the University of Miami. As a Gates Millennium Scholar, she received a full-ride scholarship to any university in the U.S. for up to ten years. During her time there, she coordinated University of Miami’s Earth Week, worked in the Information Technology Department, and studied abroad in Rome.
As a first-generation American of parents from Hong Kong and Vietnam, she relates to the American journey many of Visa Franchise’s clients embark on every month. She looks forward to working with clients pursue their American Dream much like her parents did before.
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