Dr. Connell Wise

Connell Wise is our exclusively recommended Business Services expert in Washington, DC on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Connell directly using the contact details listed above.

Connell is a member of the Forbes Coaching Council, National Association of Executive Coaching, and the American Association of Business Consultants. Throughout the past decade, he has served in various positions in both government and management.

A lifelong learner, Connell Wise holds three degrees and is also currently working on his Executive MBA at the Jack Welch Management Institute. He is also currently pursuing a PSYD in Industrial-Organisational Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a focus on Coaching and Consulting.

Firm Overview:

Connell Wise & Associates, LLC, based in Washington D.C., is a boutique advisory firm that focuses on international Equitable Economic Development, Business, Industrial Organisational and Public Affairs. The company works with government and commercial clients around the world to deliver practical solutions and achieve lasting results.

Founded in 2014 by Dr. Connell Wise, to initially help Youth & under-represented business owners and entrepreneurs start profitable and fully licensed businesses in the District of Columbia.

CW&A provides a wide range of full services to our clients including but not limited to: business technical assistance, referral services, entrepreneurship training, access to capital, bookkeeping, policy research, information technology (IT) services, and government relations. CW&A strives to offer diverse services that help grow our clients’ wealth and assets personally and business-wise.

Andria Andreou

Andria Andreou is our exclusively recommended Business Services expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andria directly using the contact details listed above.

Andria is a partner in our Cyprus office. She is a United Kingdom qualified and registered lawyer with many years experience gained both in London as well as Cyprus law firms.

She was admitted to the Law Society of England & Wales in 1990 and the Cyprus Bar Association in 2005. Except for her specialised knowledge in corporate and commercial law, she is well versed in establishing and supporting tax planning structures, providing proactive added value directorship, management and corporate trust services for all types of cross-border corporate vehicles, structured finance vehicles, and corporate holding structures on behalf of institutional and private clients.

Andria has held a number of leadership positions during the last few years in Cyprus including head of the corporate team at a top five law firm and most recently as chief executive officer of an international corporate services provider. She is well known and recognised for her analytical, pragmatic and solution driven approach.

Firm Overview:

Athos Group is a highly regarded provider of trust and corporate services, specialising in multi-jurisdictional tax planning, asset protection and tax-efficient exit structures for private clients, entrepreneurs and family owned businesses.

The firm is an international trust boutique with offices in key locations worldwide, including Switzerland, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Malta, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Estonia, United Kingdom and the Caribbean.

The partners and senior staff of the Athos Group consist of highly experienced tax advisors, lawyers and accountants with a broad knowledge of international tax planning, asset protection structures and the fiduciary services industry. By co-designing and implementing effective and creative solutions, Athos Group attracts clients who are accustomed to Expect Success.

Andrew To

Andrew To is our exclusively recommended Business Services expert in Hong Kong on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andrew directly using the contact details listed above.

Andrew graduated with bachelor and master degree. He began his career at Value Plus+ since 2009. Mr. To quickly rose in the firm to the status of Chief Executive Officer. It was there he met Billy Cheung and the two soon decided to strike out on their own.

Andrew specialises in accounting and tax planning, as well as consulting for strategic business development and management.

Credentials:

  • Certified Public Accountant (Washington State Board of Accountancy)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners)
  • Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor (Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors)
  • International Affiliate (Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants)

Firm Overview:

Value Plus CPA helps businesses achieve their financial goals through skilled and mindful accounting and tax planning. While global economic landscape has changed dramatically, our dedication to providing integrated professional public accounting, tax and business knowledge to small and medium-sized enterprises, their owners, key management and investors have remained the cornerstone of our practice.

Today, we’ve expanded our practice to include focused service teams to better serve our clients, while retaining the personal service, responsiveness and timeliness that are our hallmark.

So whether you’re a family-owned business, a start-up, a charitable organisation or a multinational consumer products company, Value Plus CPA has a professional that knows the challenges you face, your economic and regulatory landscape, and that is equipped to provide you and your business with the knowledge and business solutions that will help you achieve your financial goals.

Harris Gomez

Harris Gomez is our exclusively recommended Business Services expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Harris directly using the contact details above.

Harris is the Managing Partner of Harris Gomez Group. Harris has over 20 years of legal and business experience between Australia and Latin America. In 2001, he founded the Harris Gomez Group and was the first Australian Law firm to have an office in Latin America.

Harris has been the President of the Australia Chile Chamber of Commerce as well as the Australia Peru Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was also a Director of the Australian Latin American Business Council for a number of years.

In Australia, Harris was the Principal Partner of Lyon Law Firm specialising in Property, Finance, Commercial Litigation and International Law with Latin America & Spain. In 2014 he opened a Harris Gómez Group office in Sydney, which will continue to strengthen business relations between Australia and Latin America.

Harris specialises in setting up Australian and Latin American businesses and providing support to both regions. His expertise is focused on common law and Latin American cross-border issues in areas including mining and energy, corporate matters, employment, taxation, intellectual property and business ventures.

His understanding of both the Australian and Latin American legal and business cultures makes him a priceless link between the two regions.