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CEO Alexander Kos is in charge of the strategic direction and planning of the company. He joined The American Dream in 2008 and is the contact for all questions regarding contracts and cooperations.
Mr. Kos studied Law at the Humboldt University of Berlin with a focus on foreign law. Since he spent his exchange year in Philadelphia, he loves to travel regularly to the United States, privately and on business.
Sonja Pucher, Head of Visa Service, is responsible for the functional and organizational management of the US Visa Service and was significantly involved in developing this part of the business. With over 10 years of experience, she is an expert in U.S. immigration law.
Ms. Pucher's supports companies that manage international assignments through the complex U.S. visa application process. She coordinates the strategic planning and execution in our internal teams. Ms. Pucher will answer any question regarding U.S. immigration laws you may have as visa applications for employee transfers to the United States are her area of expertise.
She regularly demonstrates her knowledge as a speaker at conferences and other events.
Ms. Pucher holds a Master of Laws degree, studied political science and social education, and she is a government licensed emigration consultant for the United States.
Tanja Schimming started working for the US Visa Service in October 2011. Since 2015, she is a Senior Visa Consultant and advises businesses and private customers on site and on the phone. In collaboration with the customer, she gives advice on different visa categories and proposes strategies, which allow businesses and their employees to enter the United States with an appropriate visa as fast as possible.
Tanja Schimming, who has both the German and American citizenship, lived in the United States for 13 years, in which she also obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and worked in different business sectors.
She has the license to counsel emigrants regarding the United States and entry requirements.
Jessica Meier is a Visa Consultant for the US Visa Service GmbH since 2012. She primarily assists businesses to obtain a work visa for employees and their families.
Jessica Meier has a Bachelor's degree in North American Studies from the Free University of Berlin, and she spent one semester at Rutgers University in New Jersey, where she studied Politics and American Culture.
Sarah-Lorraine Schnier has been working for the US Visa Service since September 2016. As Visa Consultant, she advises employees and families of business customers on the application for U.S. work visa.
Previously she worked in Spain for half a year, obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degree in English, Romance Studies and Literary Translation from the University of Düsseldorf, and attended the UC Davis in California for seven months. She also has profound knowledge and an expertise in visa applications and residence permits for Germany.
Ulrike Schulze started working for the US Visa Service in August 2014. As a Visa Consultant, she is counseling businesses and private customers personally in our office in Berlin and on the phone. In collaboration with the customer, she gives advice on different visa categories and proposes strategies, which allow businesses and their employees to enter the United States with an appropriate visa as fast as possible.
Ulrike Schulze lived in the United States for two years, in which she also finished her Bachelor's degree in North American Studies. Afterwards she obtained a Master's degree from the Free University of Berlin, with a focus on Politics and Economics.
Carolin Mattern joined the The American Dream - US Visa Service in August 2012. She helps students and young graduates with their visa application for an internship in the United States. She also assists businesses and private customers with the application for work visa.
Carolin Mattern has a degree in Cultural and Intercultural Communication Studies. Since 2009, she is working on applications for J-1 Visa for au pairs and language trips.
Linda Haacker started working for the US Visa Service after obtaining her Master's degree in Urban Studies from the Technical University of Berlin. As Visa Consultant, she focuses on advising businesses and private customers on visa applications for tourists and business travelers.
After spending two years in the United States, one in Washington D.C. and one in Florida, Maike Labrenz returned to Germany and started working for the US Visa Service in November 2016. She focuses on helping businesses and private customers with their visa applications for tourists and business travelers.
As a trained account manager for media design, she now combines her passion for the United States with her experience in customer service.
Jana Däubler became part of the US Visa Service team in December 2017. As Junior Visa Consultant, she assists international businesses with visa applications for intracompany transfers to the United States.
She has more than 15 years of work experience in the aerospace industry, where she worked as an expert for business travel and quality management.
She also is a certified foreign language correspondent and gained experience in different positions, for example in international customer services and multinational assignments.
Anne-Luise Gerlach joined the US Visa Service team in December 2017. As Junior Visa Consultant, she advises students and young graduates on visa applications for a study, internship, vocational training or research stay in the United States.
She first touched upon the J-1 Visa while working as an au pair in the United States for one year. Afterwards she moved to Denmark and Sweden, where she acquired a bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Communication and Modern Languages. She subsequently studied for her master’s degree in Culture, Language and Media at Europa-Universität Flensburg.
Anne-Luise Gerlach has previously worked for an au pair organization where she gained experience in cultural exchange programs.
Melda Akyüz started working for the US Visa Service in 2009. As Visa Assistant, she is helping the team with the processing of visa applications and office management.
She specialized in B-Visa and is advising businesses and private customers on the application process.
Ms Akyüz is currently on parental leave.
After she had lived and worked in the United States for about six years, Isabelle Billingsley joined the US Visa Service team in November 2015 and is responsible for the Office Management.
Julia Ringseis started working for the US Visa Service in November 2016. She is responsible for Accounting and Office Management.
After studying Economics, Sociology and Political Science, she has gained years of experience in Project Management and Controlling.
After having studied German and French, Katarina Strehober moved across the pond and is in charge of Marketing since 2010. She focusses on planning and executing all marketing activities, especially the development of our corporate design and the business customer's newsletter.
With her passion for the United States, she is the perfect fit for the US Visa Service. Yvonne Richtsteig manages our social media presence, websites and the private customer's newsletter of our sister company The American Dream – US GreenCard Service.
She has already worked for an online editorial team and supported multiple online startups from scratch to the successful execution of the first idea. After obtaining her Master's degree in Media Science, she lived in the USA for over three years and was self-employed. Her heart is beating for the United States, and as a passionate fitness instructor, this beat will keep going for a very long time.
Diana Bohlinth has been in charge of our Performance Marketing since July 2016. She is responsible for affiliate cooperations and the company's E-Mail section.
With her degree in American Studies, she combines her marketing knowledge with her passion for the land of opportunity.
In early 2016, Enrico Frahn completed an internship at the US Visa Service and is since working for the company as Marketing Assistant.
While studying for his Master's degree in American Studies, he supports our team with the execution of marketing activities, the preparation of expo appearances and the design of advertising materials. He also applies his cultural knowledge of the United States in articles for the company's website.
Klara Altmeyer started working for the US Visa Service in June 2017. She is assisting our team of Visa Consultants in the processing of visa applications.
After participating in an exchange program and spending a high school semester in Oklahoma in 2010, she became fascinated by the land of opportunity. Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in American Studies and Social Studies at Humboldt-Universität was the logical step. She currently studies for her master’s degree in North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and helps the US Visa team with visa applications.
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