Given Pensacola's strong economic environment, participants in Pensacola's EB5 projects can expect a more reliable and timely return on their investment.

About Us
Global Eagle Upstream

David Wu - President of Global Eagle – We would like to introduce you to the sponsor of this EB-5 Project. David Wu is a real estate manager, developer, and commercial broker of Alliance Real Estate Company. He is a long standing member of the National Association of Realtors, and of the Pensacola Association of Realtors for over 26 years. He is an upstanding businessman supporting local charities and fundraising events annually. He has lived in the Pensacola area for over 40 years. He knows his markets well and is staking personal reputation on the success of this project. His company is registered with the Better Business Bureau. The NCE or "New Commercial Enterprise" that David Wu created for this Sleep Inn Project is called "West Florida Hotel Development, LP".

He has a large resume of projects in the area. He has owned and operated many restaurants and Convenience Stores in the local area. He has built several retail/commercial office centers that he has also leased out and managed for many years. All this experience has built the foundations for his success in the area of hotel operations. He is currently involved with Choice Hotels as the franchisee of two brands of hotels: The Sleep Inn and the dual brand hotel : Sleep Inn & Mainstay Lodge. He and his family manage their own businesses and properties. This project will also be managed personally by David Wu and his professionally trained staff of managers and employees.

My Tran - Vice President of Global Eagle , Head of Investor Relations & Construction Supervisor – My Tran has much experience dealing with investments and project management. He has a reputation for his honesty and integrity ; and is highly recommended by all his previous clients. My has established a construction company in Vietnam to assist in development efforts as Global Eagle evaluates projects overseas. Investment is worldwide and opportunities are great in the developing South East Asia sector.

Mr. My Tran is the head of this construction project , and he is the owner of M & H Construction Company. He has the experience and work force to efficiently concentrate on the satisfactory completion of this project on time and within budget. Of several construction companies interviewed, M & H Construction showed the most enthusiasm and drive to lead this project to completion. Please press the link below to find out more about our contractor for this project.

Samuel B. Silverman, Managing Partner– Samuel B. Silverman is a Managing Partner at EB5 Affiliate Network State of Florida Regional Center and has extensive real estate development, management, financing, and brokerage experience in Florida, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia, and internationally in the People’s Republic of China. Prior to his involvement with EB5AN, Mr. Silverman served as the Director of Corporate Strategy and Expansion for Professional Golfer Jack Nicklaus in Beijing. He was also previously employed by the Boston Consulting Group, one of the top management consulting and business strategy firms in the world. There, he worked directly with Fortune 500 Companies in the food service, media, manufacturing, hospitality, and real estate spaces in the U.S., Europe, and Middle East.

Mr. Silverman holds a B.A. in Economics with a concentration in Mandarin Chinese from Yale University, a Certificate in Financial Accounting from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Silverman is a Forbes 30 Under 30 National Winner in the Social Entrepreneurship category.

Timothy Shih, Esq., Managing Partner– Timothy Shih is a Managing Partner at EB5 Affiliate Network State of Florida Regional Center and has extensive legal experience in corporate transactional matters, including complex public and private securities offerings, public and private M&A transactions, banking and corporate restructuring. Prior to his involvement with EB5AN, Mr. Shih was an attorney at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, one of the top law firms in the world, where he worked directly with Fortune 500 Companies in the hospitality, media, manufacturing, financial, banking, private equity, and real estate spaces. Mr. Shih also has extensive entertainment experience having worked as General Counsel for DMG Entertainment, one of the largest entertainment companies in the People’s Republic of China.

Mr. Shih holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University and a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law.