Executive Leadership

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Andrea Elliott
Co-Founder

Andrea Elliott is the “thought leader” of Pro-Link GLOBAL. She is passionate about Immigration (as an Immigrant to the USA). She is a fan of Consular Diplomacy, constantly fascinated by the complexities of Private International Law, and she is committed to creating a work space for every employee that is inspirational, which in turn gives our clients a unique Immigration Experience.

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Andrea has practiced global immigration law since 1986, representing large, mid-size and small companies. She specializes in International Immigration to and from any country in the world (except the USA) and Domestic Migration into Africa.

Andrea has been honored to receive a Speaker Accreditation from the national SHRM group ( Society of Human Resource Management), The Worldwide ERC, International Bar Association (IBA), International Law West, Council on Education, Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), guest lecturer at the UCLA HR Honors program. 2nd World Women Lawyers Conference and regional SHRM events. Andrea enjoys sharing her passion with everyone.

She studied Law at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, where she graduated cum laude with distinction in International Law; this was followed by a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Natal Durban, where she graduated second in her class; Admitted to the Supreme Court in South Africa in 1986 as an Advocate. Once admitted to the Bar, Andrea began her legal career as a Public Prosecutor (District Attorney) with the Department of Justice, where she specialized in International Fraud, Forensic Criminal Analysis & Maritime Law. Since 1986, she has worked at excellent Law firms, including Littler Mendelson,where she was fortunate to work with great mentors, who have shared their knowledge and expertise in the area of Immigration Law & Private International Law.

Andrea Elliott is the CEO of Pro-Link GLOBAL. She looks forward to every day that she spends immersed in the immigration field of Law.

Education: 1985, Graduated from University of KwaZulu-Natal (Durban), L.L.B; 1983, Graduated from University of Stellenbosch Cum Laude, B.A., Law

Admissions: 1986, Supreme Court of South Africa as an Advocate (Barrister); 1986 Independent Association of Advocates; 1999 American Bar Association; 1998 International Bar Association, London; 2001 LawAsia Bar

Affiliations:  Society of Human Resource Management SHRM; The Worldwide ERC

Languages: English; Dutch; German; Spanish; Afrikaans

Achievements: Six Sigma Certified Yellow Belt; Guest Lecturer at UCLA HR Honors Program; Recipient of Meritorious Service Award to Relocation Industry from The Worldwide ERC, 2009; Guest Speaker at 2nd World Women Lawyers Conference; Accredited Speaker for Society for Human Resources Management

Speaking Engagements: International Bar in London; The Worldwide ERC; SHRM National Conference and Chapter Conferences; International Law West; Council on Education; Center for International Legal Studies (CILS); HR Florida

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Jason Rogers
Executive Director, Senior Global Immigration Counsel

Jason L. Rogers, BA JD, has been practicing law since 2001 and has spent the past 12 years concentrating in the area of global immigration and corporate compliance.

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After graduation from Law School, Jason served as a Law Clerk, to the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Chancery Division, Essex County in New Jersey for a year. He practiced law as an Associate at a reputable law firm in New Jersey, before moving to the role that would capture his interest in Global Immigration.

He joined Ernst & Young LLP, in 2005 and managed their Compliance Coordination Group. He was responsible for reviewing and creating immigration policies with the General Counsel. He also advised leadership on EEO issues, compliance initiatives. Jason developed HR Compliance training sessions, and served as the subject matter expert for “New Hires & International Transferees”. He moved to the NY office of E&Y as the Global Visa & Immigration Manager in 2006, where he was responsible for drafting and coordinating the work permit applications for E&Y’s entire expatriate population. He also developed a “Business Visa Risk Compliance Task Force” and undertook a two year project that resulted in a firm wide policy of compliance for all business units.

In 2008, Jason joined Littler Mendelson, PC as an Associate Global Immigration Counsel in their Atlanta office. He was responsible for managing Fortune 500 companies’ Global Immigration Programs, in addition to benchmarking policies and benefits against industry competitors, resulting in enhanced programs.

With Pro-Link GLOBAL, where Jason is Senior Global Immigration Counsel, he is responsible for overseeing Fortune 100 companies’ immigration programs and providing high level complex consultation responses. Jason applies his diversified depth of knowledge of corporate immigration to produce complex and innovative immigration solutions that meet the immigration needs of his clients. Jason is based in North Carolina.

Education: 2001, JD Seton Hall University School of Law; 1998, BA University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Admissions: New Jersey Bar – 2001

Memberships: Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association; Member, American Bar Association

Languages: English

Achievements: Six Sigma Certified Yellow Belt; ISO 9001-2008 Internal Auditor

Publications: Author “Permanent Residence Options for Canada” – Mobility Magazine, May 2013 and “Modernizing Your Relocation Policies for LGBT Expatriates” – Mobility Magazine, January 2017

Speaking Engagements: Forum for Expatriate Management – New York, New York. Exciting Trends in Global Immigration – April, 2012;

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Lance Elliott
Co-Founder

Lance Elliott has run the operations side of Pro-Link GLOBAL since 2004. He is the resident Six Sigma Black Belt and is responsible for the day to day operations and the financial oversight for long term growth.

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His years of experience in the field of Forensic Science at the Orange County Sherriff Coroner Division in CA, prepared him for a specialized role at Pro-Link GLOBAL as the Analyst of the Data. Working closely with the Client Services Department Head and his Operations Team, Lance reviews the data received from our licensed Technology platform, in addition to the data from our Finance team, and has daily meetings with key stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement within the team.

Education: California State University, Long Beach  – Forensic Science

Affiliations: Orange County Sheriff Office, CA

Languages: English, Afrikaans, Conversational Zulu

Achievements: Six Sigma Certified BLACK Belt; ISO 9001-2008 Internal Auditor

Events: International Bar in London; The Worldwide ERC; SHRM National Conference and Chapter Conferences

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Samantha Hernandez
Executive Director, People Success

Samantha Hernandez is based at Pro-Link Global’ s world headquarters in Bradenton, Florida. Samantha is the Executive Director, People Success and has experience in Human Resource Management with a variety of industries including manufacturing, non-profit and corporate. Samantha is a Human Resources Professional who is focused on supporting talent with communication and development opportunities.

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Education: Samantha Hernandez earned a BA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida and a Masters in Human Resource Management from Webster University.

Affiliations: SHRM, SHRA

Languages: English

Achievements: SPHR, SHRM-SCP, 2016 Tampa Bay HR Person of the Years Awards – Global HR Excellence Award, 2016 Gulf Coast Business Observer’s 40 Under 40

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