InvestAmerica new hires
Jacob Wright joins the InvestAmerica team for the summer of 2021. Mr Wright will be working in the US investment immigration division of InvestAmerica. Previously, Mr Wright interned with a boutique asset management firm in Columbia, South Carolina. He worked closely with asset allocating and financial planning for over 300 clients.
Mr Wright grew up in Chapin, South Carolina. He has been active in recreational sports his entire life. He played football and baseball throughout all four years of high school. He is currently a student at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He will be graduating in December of 2021 with a Business Finance degree. Jacob earned rank at the Citadel which tasked him with the responsibility of training and teaching freshman cadets. He has been promoted multiple times throughout his cadet career and will be assuming a senior leadership role during his final semester in the fall.
Precious Adeleke joins the InvestAmerica team for the summer of 2021. Ms Adeleke will be based in Nigeria, where she will assist with developing the InvestAmerica African strategy around US investment immigration. Ms Adeleke is a Penultimate-Year Student of Law at Obafemi Awolowo University, in Nigeria.
Prior to joining InvestAmerica, Ms Adeleke worked as a Business Analyst with a start-up focused on the Nigerian MSME Market, where she facilitated financing plans and go-to-market strategies. In addition, Ms Adeleke previously held an internship with Boston Consulting Group [BCG] where she assisted in conducting in-depth market research to drive investor insights. Previous to that, Ms Adeleke worked as an in-house Legal Intern at Seplat Petroleum Development Company, where she advised the company management on risk mitigation strategies and compliance matters.
Ahad Sayed joins the InvestAmerica team for the summer of 2021. Mr. Sayed will be based in India, where he will assist with developing the InvestAmerica Indian strategy around US investment immigration. Mr. Sayed has completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Mumbai University. Mr. Sayed’s previous experience primarily focused on the tourism, operations, and telecommunications spaces in India. Mr. Sayed held a variety of roles in the aforementioned sectors including sales and back-end operations at Accenture.
Pascal Paasch joins the InvestAmerica team for the summer of 2021. Mr. Paasch will be working in the US investment immigration division of InvestAmerica and will be based in the firm’s Tampa offices. Previously, Mr. Paasch worked in Singapore in the hospitality industry, where he was instrumental in revamping a leading hotel’s customer service process. Mr. Paasch is fluent in German, English, and Spanish, and is also currently learning Mandarin.
Mr. Paasch was born and raised in Mainz, Germany. At the age of 14 he decided to go abroad and started attending a specialty golf and tennis boarding School in Florida. He finished High-School in the United States and continued to pursue a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tampa. Mr. Paasch will be graduating in May 2021.