The British-American Business Council Northern California (BABCSF), which fosters commerce, friendship, and economic growth between Northern California and the United Kingdom, has announced that Jerry Erickson, President and CEO of Erickson Immigration Group (EIG), a global immigration law firm, has been nominated to serve on the BABC SF’s board of directors.
Erickson founded EIG more than 20 years ago in Arlington, Virginia. Today, EIG is an industry leader in business immigration law, with more than 140 employees with regional headquarters in Arlington, Va., San Francisco, Ca., and London, and a Global Alliance spanning more than 100 countries. EIG is a trusted partner to some of the largest companies in the world. Sectors represented by Erickson and his team include technology (including CRM services, e-commerce, social and online news media, online entertainment and television/movie production, fintech, online payments), financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and universities/public school districts.
“The BABC’s Board of Directors reflects the diversity of our dynamic membership organization here in San Francisco and the United Kingdom,” said Stephen Wares, BABC President. “We are delighted to welcome Jerry Erickson to the BABC Board of Directors. Erickson Immigration Group have been a fantastic supporter of the BABC for many years and it is a terrific continuation of their active participation with the BABC Northern California to have Jerry join the Board.”
“Immigration issues are business issues, especially in our changing world. Our partnership with BABC has really highlighted the opportunities for us to share what we see on the immigration front to support the growth of businesses here in the US and in the UK,” Erickson said. “I am looking forward to working with my talented fellow board members on behalf of BABC’s members and companies.”
Erickson graduated from the George Mason University School of Law with his Juris Doctor. He is a recognized leader in business immigration and global mobility and a frequent featured speaker at industry conferences.