About Elena Anderson-de Lay

Elena specializes in global workforce development and employment-based immigration. For over 15 years, her work has addressed the areas of immigration compliance, domestic and international relocations, nonresident alien taxes, and policy development. She has experience designing and maintaining both the global mobility and visa services programs. Additionally, Elena has successfully served as a Responsible Officer of the U.S. Department of State’s Exchange Visitor program. 

Leadership and Service

Elena is passionately involved in organizations addressing global business operations. She is currently a national member-leader in NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Elena has also served as a member of the Society of Human Resource Management’s Global Special Expertise Panel. She is also active with the Council for Global Immigration, the Forum for Expatriate Management, and the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council.

Education and Training

  • Master of Arts, Latin American Studies (Political Science and International Business), The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Spanish, Loyola University New Orleans

  • Global Mobility Specialist – Talent Management (GMS – T), Worldwide Employee Relocation Council

  • Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), HR Certification Institute

  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Society for Human Resource Management

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