Our Team

 

ALOYSIO VASCONCELLOS | Chairman
vasconcellos@westchester.eu
  • Chairman of Westchester Financial Group;

  • Vice-President CITIBANK N.A. - Legal, Corporate & Private Bank (Brasil/EUA);

  • XEROX-Treasury Dept., Latin America (USA);

  • Exxon-Conmptroller's office (Brazil);

  • Legal and  Financial Consultant of EMBRATEL;

  • Strategic and special project CASNAV - Navy of Brazil;

  • Law by the University of Brazil, current UFRJ;

  • MBA - Thunderbird School of Global Management (USA);

  • Postgraduate in Economics, University of Paris (Sorbonne), France;

  • Member of the Interamerican Bar Association, Washington D.C .;

  • President of the Brazilian Business Group, Florida (NGO);

  • President of the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, Miami;

  • President of the Rotary Club, Harrison, New York. Paul Harris Fellow;

  • Director of US-Portugal Chamber of Commerce, New York;

  • Director of the American Portuguese Society, New York;

  • Chairman of the Brazil International Foundation, Florida (current);

  • President of the Florida Citizens Council;

  • Member of the Advisory Board of Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University (current);

  • Lectures in colleges, universities and seminars in Brazil and abroad. Several articles published.

OCTAVIO CARDOSO | President
cardoso@westchester.eu
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Emphasis in International Marketing) - Michigan State University, 1995;

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - New York University, New York, 2001;

  • With Westchester since 1995;

  • Former Director of the Brazilian Business Group, Florida;

  • Director of the Brazil International Foundation, Florida.

LUIZ H. PERLINGEIRO | Senior Consultant
perlingeiro@westchester.eu
  • Vice President of Citibank, Corporate Bank, Brazil;

  • Director of Unibanco Corporate Bank;

  • Director of ABCBT Consulting (affiliate of ABC Technologies, USA);

  • Representative in Brazil of the Brazilian Business Group, Florida, USA;

  • Several specialization courses.

Alfredo Scaff Filho| Consultant
Scaff@westchester.eu
  • Lawyer

  • 1988 to 1992 PUCCAMP - Pontifica Catholic University of Campinas - SP Faculty of Law

  • 2013 HARVARD LAW SCHOOL - NEGOTIATION AND LEADERSHIP;

  • 2013 HARVARD LAW SCHOOL - NEGOTIATING INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEALS;

  • 2007 to 2010 - President of the Commission for the Removal of Rodoanel Mario Covas - South Section - DERSA - Secretary of Transportation of the State of São Paulo

  • 2008 to 2009 - Effective member of the OAB-SP Institutional Relations Committee

  • 2008 to 2009 - Vice-Chairman of the Study Committee of the OAB-SP Press Law -

  • 2005 to 2006 - Director-President of the Development Agency of the Municipality of Campo Grande - MS

  • 2000 to 2002 - Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of the Civil House Government of the State of São Paulo - SP;

  • Judge of the Tax and Tax Court of the State of São Paulo - Triênio - 2001/2003 and Biennium 2004/2005;

  • 1999 to 2000 - Legal Manager of the Administrative Affairs Division of the Environmental Sanitation Technology Company - CETESB

  • 1997 to 1999 - Police Officer - DECAP - SSP / SP;

  • 1996 to 1997 - Permanent member and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Tenders of the Housing and Urban Development Company - CDHU,