Our Story - AN GLOBAL:
Since 1993, we’ve been providing strategic business solutions to our clients around the globe. Our groundbreaking executive team has over a hundred years of combined business experience, with extensive backgrounds in accounting, analytics, strategic marketing, and business sales. This business was founded on 5 core values: honesty, loyalty, value centricity, diligence, and respect. This has been our “secret sauce” since its inception. We build lifelong relationships with the people we work with as we value our clients in every step of their journey.
We strive to provide best brokerage and consulting services to our clients and make their work easy by offering simple solutions to complex problems. Thus, we help businesses to take the guess work out of their each transaction and expand their businesses confidently.
Our vision is to provide the most valuable and profitable growth and transaction solutions for businesses around the world
OUR EXECUTIVE TEAMOur groundbreaking executive team has over a hundred years of combined business experience, with extensive backgrounds in accounting, analytics, strategic marketing, and business sales.
Founder & Group CEO
Avinash Nichkawde is an Entrepreneur, Chartered Accountant, and International Business, Consultant.
Avinash has a basic degree in Accounting & Finance from Mumbai University and is a Chartered Accountant from India. He migrated to Australia in 89 and founded Avinash Nichkawde & co in 1993, which became number one in the whole of Australia within 4 years, with 7000 clients including 20 public companies, serving in the areas of Tax, Accounting, and Business Consulting practice. He then started International Vocations colleges in Australia & New Zealand, acquired a Commercial pilot training flying school in Melbourne, and with 200 employees almost listed his holding company on the local stock exchange. The next step of evolution for A N Global was International Consulting wherein it helped corporations to expand internationally.
AN became USA resident since 2012, got a failed business in CALIFORNIA and turned it around to make it a “current recession & pandemic proof business” and was trained full time for a week in 2012 in the areas of Business Brokerage & Franchise consulting by one of the largest business brokerage franchise and later owned 4 territories for them. He was very popular on local radio in Dallas for 8 months where in he helped local communities. In middle of pandemic in Nov 2020, he acquired a failing restaurant business In Murphy Texas, turned it around during pandemic and sold it for 10 times his investment by end of 2021 to fully focus on AN GLOBAL. He has consulted many overseas clients in the areas of Investment based migration since 2018.
Director, Franchise Sales & Marketing
Sarah Gooderham is known for professional growth and exponential development in b2b marketing, franchising and sales. Sarah provides future-proof strategies while forecasting industry trends and spotting new opportunities on a regional or national level. She obtained a Bachelors of Communications Studies with Honours at Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a worldwide traveller with a passion for exhibiting at business and franchise expos across North America. Sarah’s focus is developing long lasting relationships with new clients, brokers and consultants to discern a viable sales strategy. Developed a ‘trusted advisor’ relationship with key accounts as an account manager in previous roles. In 2018, she became a Digital Marketing Apprentice at the Google Office located in Waterloo, Ontario. Establishing innovative strategies in order to maximize business for long-term success, commercial viability and profitability. She is a visionary and always happy to connect with like-minded individuals.
Director, Franchisee Support & Admin
John Randall, as a respected corporate professional, has provided anomalous client, stakeholder, and business support across various industries. From private healthcare companies to national insurance brands, from military operations to non-profit organizations and municipalities, his devotion to providing consummate support-oriented collaboration has been a hallmark throughout his multifaceted career. His undergraduate business degree is in Organizational Management, and he is completing his graduate degree this year while laying the groundwork for a Ph.D. next Spring. At A N Global he is committed to providing unmatched franchisee administrative and business support, with customer satisfaction and growth-directed methodologies as the epicenter of his efforts.
Director, Consulting Operations
Lauren attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned her Bachelors in Business Administration and Masters in Professional Accounting. After attending the University of Texas, she went to work in Dallas for PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the four largest accounting firms in the world. After several years, Lauren decided to purchase ownership in an established CPA firm in Texas and proceeded to open an additional CPA firm location within that organization just a short time later. In an effort to provide the highest quality of service to her clients, she obtained her CPA license, federal and state securities licenses, Life & Health Insurance license, and Property & Casualty Insurance license. Through these various service offerings, Lauren has helped many of her clients start, grow, and ultimately sell their businesses to achieve their professional and personal goals.
Director of A N Global Australia
Akshay Nichkawde has a degree in economics and finance. He was groomed as an elite sportsman in Australia from his childhood and performed well at the national level and his good career ended with an injury. Akshay is an astute business owner who beside A N Global is the owner of Phoenix Compliance Management and is a consultant for the Educational and Business Services sectors. Akshay provides strategic advice to small and medium-sized businesses and leads a successful team in providing professional services to clients which include:
– Management Review and Compliance;
– Creating of domestic and international colleges;
– ISO21001 Implementation for colleges;
– Audit Close-out and Rectification; and
– Business Development and Optimization.
Akshay plans to take A N Global to every part of Australia and New Zealand
Director, Investment Based Migration
Monica joined AN Global Consulting in 2017, after a varied career in consultancy and training. She is a Professional Trainer and holds education in Psychology and Social Services.
With 12+ years of experience in training and coaching individuals and teams as well as working with all organizational levels she creates, promotes, and delivers training solutions that are designed to support the organization’s business plan.
Monica has experience working in domestic and international profit and non-profit sectors. She takes a person-oriented approach where she coaches people to find solutions that work for them and their unique circumstances. Monica has a strong passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives. She can combine her extensive real-life experience with high-level training and qualifications to offer a first-class service to clients.
Director, Brokerage Operations
Rocko is the former head of the Contracts and Procurement Division for U.S. Army Central Command (ARCENT), where he directed the negotiation of over $150 million worth of contractual agreements from manufacturers including, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and General Dynamics. He is also a former intelligence chief, in charge of a company of intelligence analysts that synthesized data for over 3,500 people throughout the Middle East.
Rocko received a B.S. in Marketing, an MBA in Business Analytics, and advanced certifications in Contract Negotiations and Strategic Management from Georgetown University. He has years of experience in Marketing, Acquisitions, Project Management and Business Analytics. His principal belief is, “The only way for an organization to achieve sustainable growth in the 21 st Century, is to cultivate and empower its subordinate leaders.”
Director, Investment Based Migration
Sidra Ali, known for as a result-orientated , motivated professional always committed to balancing company goals while helping customers find satisfactory solutions for EB2,EB3,EB5 and L1.
Country Manager Dubai
Karan has been working with A N Global to help clients from the middle east who wants to expand their businesses to America through investment-based migration services that A N Global offers. He wants to introduce A N Global franchise opportunity in Dubai and all emirates.
Karan Mutneja is a managing partner at Perspective Tax, located in Dubai. He is a seasoned accounting professional with years of experience in, direct and indirect taxation, statutory compliance, and financial planning. He single-handedly managed the India-UAE Business Summit in 2018 held in Dubai, where more than 150 dignitaries and distinguished businessmen attended to discuss business operations.
OUR ADVISORY BOARD
Eric is the co-founder of Acuity Ventures III, L.P., Acuity Ventures II, LLC, and Acuity Ventures, LLC, and he is in process of launching “Second Street Capital” — the majority of investments in the family of Acuity Funds focus on web-based software. He was also a co-founder of Sand Hill Capital, LLC, a venture fund that provided debt facilities to later-stage, emerging growth companies. He has over 25 years of experience in providing debt and related convertible debt financings to high-technology companies in Silicon Valley and across the country. He began his career in commercial banking with Union Bank and later moved on to progressively senior positions with Silicon Valley Bank and the venture capital division of General Bank. Eric received a BA in Economics from Stanford University. At Stanford, he played baseball and received All-American honors, and he went on to play professionally.
Dr Robert Quimby
Robert Quimby is an experienced International Business Executive and Consultant. His major experience and expertise specialties are in Leadership Development, International Licensing, Strategic Planning, HR, Business Development, and Marketing.
Robert’s core expertise covers strategic business leadership and planning, change management and business development in private and public sectors especially related to Business, Education, and Health, as well as a strong interest in leadership development, in the business, sport, and health technology sectors.
Robert is a former national Executive Director of Sports Medicine in Australia, and a former COO of a US-based Health/Technology company. He worked with several Fortune 500 companies in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and the USA, providing business development on international activities. During 2011-2016 he worked with several Chinese Universities both in China and overseas, and he has taught and led courses in Executive Education at Australia’s leading university, Australian National University in Canberra and Overseas.
Investment Based Migration USA
Sam Udani has been involved with the immigration community in the USA for most of his career spanning three decades, involving immigration politics and immigration policy and covering all manner of immigration into the USA. He has been a tireless advocate for enlightened immigration laws for the USA since ACWIA, AC21/ACTA, and continuing from then on.
Mr. Udani currently serves as the Law Publisher and CEO of ILW.COM and Immigration Daily, a position he has held for over twenty years. As Publisher, he directs all activities of the website and newspaper with over 50,000+ pages of free information on immigration law that receives 250,000 visitors per month. Under Mr. Udani’s direction, ILW has conducted 600+ CLE seminars, published over two dozen immigration law books, and conducted hundreds of immigration events in over a dozen countries.
Mr. Udani also serves on the Board of Directors of USCRI, the largest and oldest non-profit in immigration in the United States. He is based in New York City.
Dr. Dion Klein
Dr. Dion Klein is an Educator, Instructional Writer, Facilitator, and Business and Crowdfunding Strategist at the Chair IT Forum, Gold Coast, Australia.
With over 30 years of international experience as an educator and entrepreneur, Dr. Klein has taught thousands of people in the areas of business, sports administration, fitness, and health. Using this experience, he writes training and assessment materials for Registered Training Organizations mainly in the areas of sport, fitness, recreation, and health qualifications. Additionally, he has assisted business owners, companies and not-for-profits in many ways, including developing their business via marketing and sales, analyzing market research, shifting mindset and culture, executing strategy, increasing productivity, securing fundraising, and increasing workplace well-being. His focus is educating individuals, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurs on how to construct a successful campaign to attract funds. Peers consider him a connector, an innovator, and a strategist. Having owned companies in the areas of IT, business consulting, travel, sport, fitness, corporate health, and education, he offers a plethora of experiences to draw upon in order to drive solutions.
Tony is the Founder of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB) Limited which has helped thousands of entrepreneurs. For his many years of work in crowdfunding, Tony has been awarded a life membership to the Crowdfunding Institute of Australia (CFIA).
Tony is an SME Funding Strategist. His particular expertise is in developing suitable and practical fund raising strategies for entrepreneurs. Tony is also a licensed real estate agent in Queensland’s Gold Coast, and a member of the REIQ, with a diploma of the AREI and is an accredited ResiShare agent.
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