Rina Montalvo, LL.M., Head of Global Mobility/Immigration, Dow Jones (NewsCorp)

Rina Montalvo, LL.M. has over 16 years’ experience in Global HR, specializing in Global Mobility and Immigration. Following her role as Head of the Global Mobility/Immigration Department at Sky Deutschland “21st Century Fox”(formerly known as News Corp.), in Germany, Rina relocated to America to the corporate News Corp-Dow Jones office in New York. She is currently responsible for the Global Mobility/Immigration department at Dow Jones.
Rina has extensive experience in global Social Security, Taxation, payroll, Relocation, Labor & Immigration Law, as well as development and roll-out of Global Mobility Policy.

She has lived in Germany for over 20 years, speaks 6 languages and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree of Laws. Rina also holds dual citizenship (American/German).

Strategically, she acts an advisor to Business Leaders, Finance, Legal and HR on Global Mobility issues, policies and processes and is responsible for Global Mobility, Immigration, Relocation Program, National/International Taxation, Compliance, Employment Law and Special projects related to Global Mobility Program and Immigration in and out AMER/APAC/ and EMEA.​

Katherine Salem and Glenn Faulk, Co-Founders of Luminary Global Immigration

Luminary Global Immigration, LLC (“LGI”) is a full service global immigration business offering a broad array of consultation and case management services. Based in Atlanta and Dallas, LGI’s founders bring over 30 cumulative years of experience within distinguished immigration practices.

Katharine Salem is co-founder of Luminary Global, winner of five 2016 FEM EMMA Awards, the 2015 Bronze Stevie Award for Start-Up of the Year in Business Services, and Acquisition International’s 2015 Best Global Immigration Consultancy Firm (USA). In addition, Ms. Salem is recipient of the Worldwide ERC® Meritorious Service Award and winner of the prestigious 2014 Mobility Editorial Achievement Award for co-authoring the article, “Emerging Opportunities in Emerging Markets”​, which appeared in the May 2014 issue of MOBILITY Magazine.

Ms. Salem has 14 years of experience in global immigration, serving in senior leadership for several practices. She has expertise developing global supplier networks, global practice management, and formulating business plans to boost productivity and efficiency.

Ms. Salem holds the Worldwide ERC® Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Senior Global Mobility & Talent Management Specialist (SGMS-T) designations, and is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt.​

​Glenn Faulk is a Co-Founder of LGI and Serves as Senior Advisor.  He has over 22 years of award-winning, dedicated global immigration experience, serving in senior leadership positions within four multinational practices. He has expertise managing Fortune 500 accounts, assisting clients with complex immigration and compliance matters, and is one of the foremost knowledge management experts in the field.

​Glenn is the author of many publications, including articles in the American Bar Association (ABA) International Section, the International Bar Association (IBA) Legal Practice Division, MOBILITY Magazine, and ExpatSafe Journal, with topics covering alignment of Global Mobility services, strategic global talent management practices, global immigration service delivery models for US immigration practitioners, best and brightest immigration schemes, and global immigration supply chain management.

In addition, he is one of the founding members and the first Global Content Manager for the world’s largest corporate global immigration practice, having assisted in growing the practice from a team of four to well over 100. Over time, the Content Management function has evolved into Knowledge Management — what is today recognized as one of the most critical aspects of global immigration services.

Glenn Faulk inspires trust and confidence in both clients and colleagues through his care, discernment, attention to detail, and consummate subject matter expertise. He offers invaluable and dependable guidance, and continues to be credited in reputable industry publications for his contributions. In addition to several industry awards, he is a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), Senior Global Mobility Specialist-Talent (SGMS-T) and a Six Sigma Yellow Belt.​

Haley Recio, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President, Global Human Resources Glass Point Solar

Ed’s special guest is Haley Recio, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President, Global Human Resources Glass Point Solar.

GlassPoint Solar is the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry. The global oil and gas industry consumes an amount of energy equal to 10% of its own production, making it one of the biggest markets for renewable energy. Operating worldwide from the Middle East to California, GlassPoint’s enclosed trough technology delivers the lowest cost energy to power oilfield operations.

By harnessing sunshine, instead of burning natural gas or other fuels, GlassPoint helps oil producers reduce operating expenses while significantly cutting greenhouse gas emissions.  GlassPoint is one of the fastest-growing solar companies in the world with more than one gigawatt of solar oilfield projects under construction.

We are a culturally diverse company, operating across six locations in four countries. Our core values and respect for diversity is what unites us across our many locations. We are committed to having a positive contribution on both the planet and the local economies in which we operate. For more information, visit GlassPoint.com or contact us at info@glasspoint.com

Horace O. Porrás Vice President, Latin America at American Tower

Horace Porrás has over 25 years of global experience in Human Resources, holding different international roles, such as Head of Human Resources for Continental Europe, or Head of Global Mobility in several multinational companies such as Schlumberger, the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry, and in other companies like Cargill, MasterCard and McDonald’s.

Horace has experience in talent management, succession planning, performance management, compensation, benefits and incentives, programs and procedures, talent acquisition and HR policies for the Americas, Europe, and globally.

Born and raised in New Jersey, USA, Mr. Porrás also lived and worked in Brussels (Belgium), Milan (Italy), Bucharest (Romania), Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Minnesota (USA), and now, for the past several years, in Miami, Florida.