Our executive team has over a hundred years of combined business experience,
with extensive backgrounds in accounting, analytics, strategic marketing, and business sales.

Avinash Nichkawde

Founder & Group CEO

Avinash Nichkawde, from being a national level sportsman during school days to being 1988 Batch Chartered Accountant, has had an illustrious career spanning over three decades, in three continents, covering diverse areas – from tax practice and business consulting, to owning international colleges in Australia & New Zealand to being a successful entrepreneur in USA, growing his group holding company with 7 verticals in 10 countries, currently.

He migrated to Australia in 1989 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. He then started International Vocations colleges in Australia and 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.

Avinash became US resident since 2012, bought a failed business in CALIFORNIA and turned it around to make it a successful “recession and pandemic proof business”. He was trained in the areas of Business
Brokerage & Franchise consulting by one of the largest business brokerage franchise in 2012 and later owned 4 territories for them. He has successfully consulted many overseas clients in the areas of Investment based
migration since 2018.

He holds Australian & American citizenship and has travelled over 40 countries for business.


Kimberly Moody

SNR VP Franchising

Kimberly started her career in various positions in different roles in the Banking Industry covering customer service, banking services and loan services.  She later accepted a position as a Financial Advisor and went into an extensive Wall Street training program. The training program led her to be able to secure an impressive track record as she built a business base of more than $300 million in assets covering financial planning, portfolio management, estate planning services, and all other aspects of investment management for over 1,000 clients.
During her time as a Financial Advisor, she was a Co-Host for her own television show “Investing 101” and Co-Host for her own radio show segment “Financial Planning”. She has held over 100 seminars on financial planning topics and taught  “Investing 101 & 102” courses at Christopher Newport University. She participated in teaching financial planning classes to Doctors coming out of their residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Upon selling her book of business, Kimberly ventured in the franchise industry role as a Franchise Consultant. She has worked with over 50 Franchisors in various industries where she has successfully sold multiple franchises across the Country. She is passionate about mentoring individuals into entrepreneurship and guiding them into life changing events that ultimately make a positive impact in their lives. 

Monica Biscoveanu


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.

Elvia Martinez

RVP Franchising, Mexico

Auditor & Accountant degree from Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas.

Highly motivated results-driven leader between administration departments for foreign US and Korean companies with more than ten years of Administration, HR and Training Manager experience.

Being a strategic partner contributing in the development of the organization wide business plan and objectives being accountable and responsible for cost reductions and the measurement of HR programs and processes. Employee sponsors create a healthy work environment and employee assistance programs.

Supervise and coordinate Administration departments as AP, AR counting & tax, Inventory, Human Resource, submitted Cash flow reports, financial analysis, budget, projections, marketing research.

Strengths include improving efficiency, developing processes, building strong relationships and talent development. Performance tracking and process development and evaluation improvement. Forecasting Strategy Development.

Rizwan Mir

RVP Franchising, Middle East

Rizwan specializes in cross-border transactions and assisting international companies to establish their footprint in India. He has been directly involved in multiple transactions across several industries including consumer, automotive, healthcare, renewable energy and Information Technology and has worked extensively with clients from the US, Europe, Asia and Australia. He has been a successful leader, mentor, sales trainer & business development. He also has worked for global licensing brands like Walt Disney, University of Oxford, Pepsi and many more.
Prior to An Global, Rizwan was at Franchise India Group in Delhi, where he was working in the capacity of General Manager Market Entry and business development .
Rizwan is a Management graduate and MBA in marketing from university of Kashmir.


Andrea Diaz Ruiz

Marketing Assistant, Mexico

With a degree in Communication Sciences from the Universidad del Valle de México and a degree in Social Psychology from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

She has 8 years of experience in the financial, administrative, sales and management areas of several well-known companies in Mexico such as Grupo Salinas.

She has developed as Community Manager being responsible for building, administering and managing online content to attract customers to the brand.

Jessica Onyike

Jessica Onyike

RVP Consulting, Africa

Jessica Ojingwa Onyike is a seasoned professional with expertise in business development and communication. With a Master’s in Public & International Affairs and a Bachelor’s in Theatre Arts, Jessica excels in strategic thinking and creativity. Her career spans roles such as Senior Business Development Executive at The Sun Publishing Limited, where she’s driven revenue growth since 2015. Jessica’s experience includes stints at The Sun Newspaper and NTA Channel 9, honing her writing, communication, and media skills. Active in professional associations like APCON and NIM, Jessica’s commitment to learning is evident. Her accolades include the Distinguished Eminent Lioness Award and recognition for revenue generation at The Sun Publishing Ltd. Beyond work, Jessica enjoys writing, reading, and dancing. Her research interests range from theatre therapy to green growth strategies. With a knack for leadership and a collaborative spirit, Jessica is primed to make a significant impact.

Vijay Kumar.B

Director Technology

Vijay Kumar Bandi is a dynamic professional known for his adept project management skills and a passion for delivering innovative solutions. With an impressive track record spanning over 14+ years, he has led and executed more than 100+ projects, primarily focusing on branding and marketing initiatives.

Vijay recognizes the transformative power of technology in driving business growth. Beyond his technical prowess, he serves as a trusted advisor to clients, offering insights on how IT can be strategically leveraged to make a tangible impact on businesses.

Vijay possesses a unique blend of strategic thinking and hands-on expertise, allowing him to bridge the gap between client visions and technical execution. His journey is marked by an unwavering commitment to excellence, where he constantly seeks out ingenious solutions to complex challenges across diverse domains.


Eric Hardgrave


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.

Sam Udani

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.