Sat Varma M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Varma has a winning track record of planning, controls, and executing multi-discipline, multi-million dollar design and construction projects in high-growth markets over the last 40 years. He has an extensive experience in the power and construction industry.

Mr. Varma also has proven leadership managing and delivering project oversight. He has extensive experience in due diligence activities and auditing of projects. At EB-5 Safety, Mr. Varma leads the North American Diligence Initiatives to help EB-5 Developers and Regional Centers achieve a sense of trust and security through independent third party verification and reporting.

Sat Varma is a licensed professional engineer with a Bachelors and a Master's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Shahzad Qadri

EB-5 Attorney

EB-5 attorney Shahzad Qadri is a partner at Wong Fleming P.C., where he focuses his practice on immigration, business, commercial, and international law, with a concentration on EB-5 Regional Centers.Before going into private practice, attorney Qadri worked in Seattle at the prosecutor's office in King County as a deputy prosecuting attorney. Attorney Qadri's remarkable performance as a lawyer has gained him great recognition. Law & Politics named him a rising star in the legal arena and he was even nominated by the Washington State Bar Association as a fellow to Washington Leadership Institute.

Attorney Qadri is a member of several prominent, professional organizations, such as the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the International Practice Section Executive Committee, the Washington State Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, and the Young Lawyers Division Board of Trustees.

Attorney Qadri has written for a number of popular publications. He has contributed to Business Law Today, Washington State Bar Journal, Banking and Financial Services Policy Report, and American Bar Association GPSolo Law Trends.

Attorney Qadri is a renowned lawyer dedicated to providing innovative and effective legal solutions for his clients. He assists his clients in making intelligent decisions that result in desirable outcomes.

Attorney Qadri received his Bachelors of Arts at the University of Washington in 1996 with magna cum laude honors. Soon after graduating, he attended Seattle University School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1999.

Michael Kester

Lead EB-5 Economist

As Impact DataSource's lead EB-5 economist, Michael Kester has been in charge of a team that has prepared more than 60 comprehensive EB-5 economic impact analyses and analyzed more than 1,000 project sites for targeted employment area (TEA) eligibility. Michael has conducted EB-5-specific economic analyses of various project types, including hotels, assisted living facilities, multi- and single-family developments, mixed-use developments, oil and gas projects, and manufacturing firms.

Since 1993, Impact DataSource has performed more than 3,000 economic and fiscal impact analyses. As part of the EB-5 Safety due diligence team, the Impact DataSourceeconomistsdraw on this significant experience as they provide thorough, independent reviews of EB-5 economic studies and related documents for EB-5 developers, Regional Centers and other stakeholders.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Kansas State University.


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