CFGI Names Three New Members to Board

6/15/2017
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June 12, 2017                                                             

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CFGI Names Three New Members to Board
Intel Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Bloomberg L.P. Officials Join Board of Leading Employer Network Dedicated to Immigration

Washington, DC – The Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) has announced that Geraldine Moralez of Intel Corporation, Julia Onslow-Cole of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Alisa Sender of Bloomberg L.P. will serve as the newest board members for CFGI, the leading employer network for immigration professionals.

“These new board members bring great value to CFGI, including a wealth of experience in the business realities of global immigration and the challenges of international employee relocation,” said Lynn Shotwell, Executive Director of CFGI. “At this critical moment in the debate over employment-based immigration policy, we are very pleased to add board members with such strong and diverse backgrounds.”

“Employers in the United States and around the world face growing challenges hiring the talent they need and remaining in compliance with immigration laws,” said Austin T. Fragomen, Chair of CFGI’s Board and Partner at Fragomen Worldwide. “These new CFGI board members bring a fresh perspective and deep experience to our efforts. I look forward to working with them and the rest of our board to develop fair, innovative and competitive solutions to the challenges we face.”

CFGI’s Board members represent all sectors of employment-based immigration, from Fortune 500 companies to top research firms and universities to specialized legal practices.

Biographies – New CFGI Board Members 

Geraldine Moralez
Moralez, Global Immigration Manager, Intel Corporation, has served with Intel for 21 years, the last 11 of which have been in the mobility space. Prior to becoming a Global Immigration Manager in 2016, she continually intersected with immigration while managing large-scale international group moves, spanning multiple countries and managing a project to increase Intel’s visibility to and legal compliance of business travelers. Moralez is also passionate about immigration as a result of her personal experiences. She immigrated to the United States from Ireland in 1995, taught English in Japan to prospective business assignees and has worked internationally for Intel in the United States, Ireland and the Netherlands. These experiences keep her focused on the end user’s experience, while developing policies and practices that serve Intel’s business objectives. Moralez is a lean six sigma green belt, has a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies and a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management.

Julia Onslow-Cole
Onslow-Cole, Partner, Legal Markets Leader and Head of Global Immigration, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), sits on the Global Leadership Team for PwC’s worldwide legal practice covering all lines of service and is the Global Head of Immigration, which has immigration practices in 169 countries. Onslow-Cole was appointed to the Mayor of London’s Brexit Advisory Group and is a key expert on PwC’s Brexit Taskforce liaising with government and business following the referendum. Onslow-Cole has represented business at the Prime Minister’s immigration stock take meeting and acted as an adviser to the Home Office on business, investment and growth. She is chair of London First’s Working Party on Immigration and sits on the advisory board of Migration Matters Trust and the Permits Foundation. Onslow-Cole is also the chair of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Charitable Trust, a member of the Chatham House Refugee Forum and a member of the advisory committee of COMPASS at the University of Oxford.

Alisa Sender
Sender, Co-Head Global Mobility – Global Immigration Manager, Bloomberg L.P., manages a global team of immigration professionals that provide guidance to Bloomberg L.P. on all aspects of immigration around the world. She is a company expert on U.S. immigration law and determines global immigration policy and strategy. She has worked at Bloomberg L.P. since 2002, first as a U.S. immigration specialist and expanding her role over the years into global immigration. Prior to Bloomberg L.P., Sender worked at Arthur Andersen LLP in the Audit and Business Advisory practice from 1993-1999, before moving into Human Resources to manage U.S. immigration for the firm's metro New York offices until 2002.

They join the following board members:

  • James D. Brailer, J.D., Assistant Provost for International Student and Scholar Services, Johns Hopkins University
  • Steven L. Brown, Chair-Elect, Senior Director, Talent Mobility, Nike
  • J. Robert “Bob” Carr, J.D., SHRM-SCP, Senior Vice President of Membership, Marketing and External Affairs, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Robin Catmur, Director of Immigration Services, Office of International Education, University of Georgia
  • Rico Fontana, Director, Global Mobility, Fluor Enterprises Inc.
  • Austin T. Fragomen Jr., Board Chairman, Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
  • Henry G. “Hank” Jackson, CPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Michael Rosenfeld, Assistant General Counsel, The Walt Disney Company
  • Sunday Rubenstein, CRP, GMS-T, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, Associate Director, Visa and Immigration, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Peter T. Schiron Jr., Secretary/Treasurer, Assistant General Counsel, Deloitte LLP
  • Jennifer Shapiro, Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel, JPMorganChase & Co.

Vacating the board are:

  • Ayesha Blackwell-Hawkins, Esq., Senior Manager, Global Mobility & Immigration, Amazon
  • Shelly James, Director Global Operations, Altair Global Relocation
  • Laura C. Prince, Senior Immigration Specialist, The University of Iowa

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The Council for Global Immigration (formerly known as the American Council on International Personnel), a strategic affiliate of SHRM, comprised of over 200 corporations, universities and research institutions is engaged in the global movement of talent. CFGI members are in-house professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with immigration and related employment laws worldwide.  Learn more about us at www.cfgi.org.

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