Experience

Testimonials

Here is what some of Strategic Element’s clients had to say about working with us:


“Phil Cohen and his team at Strategic Element have approached each of our EB5 projects with a very high level of competence, efficiency, thoroughness and professionalism. Phil and his team have become our resource of choice. I have a full appreciation of the value of paying a little more for their work to ensure a smooth approval process and I consider Phil a part of our extended client service team.”

- Bubba Cook, Partner, DNE Capital Management, LLC (EB-5 Client)


“We had the great fortune to work with Strategic Element on our EB-5 project. They lead us through a complicated situation in a very professional and helpful manner. I can highly recommend them.”

- Tim Allcott, CEO, ARO Equity (EB-5 Client)


“One of the most important business decisions of Trevive W 108 Development made upon choosing to participate in the EB-5 program was to hire Strategic Element. Phil and his team are exceptionally knowledgeable about the program. They are professional, thorough and efficient, making the business plan process highly effective. Phil's understanding of real estate, and relationships with many EB-5 professionals add to the quality of their work.
I look forward to working with Phil and his team again.”

- Orly Gilat, Founder & CEO Trevive (EB-5 Client)


“My experiences working with Strategic Element have been very positive and they always produced the results that I needed. The team is very knowledgeable about the EB5 program, always asked the right questions and gave me valuable input to structure top-notch business plans. The Strategic Element team is made up of consummate professionals and always met my deadlines; I would not hesitate to engage their services again, and highly recommend him to anyone seeking EB-5 expertise.”

- Agnes Yen, Manager, American Franchise


“Thank you for your outstanding service. We were quite impressed with your attention to detail and the thorough thought you put into the work.”

- Jack Zhang, Founder & CEO CaerVision (EB-5 Client)


“I have worked with Phil Cohen several times on both regional center business plans and EB-5 project business plans. Phil is very knowledgeable about the requirements for both types of EB-5 business plans. His plans are very detailed and clients enjoy working with him.”

- Jennifer A. Hermansky, Greenberg Traurig, LLP


“Phil and his team at Strategic Element Consulting are a valuable asset to any regional center. In helping us develop and understand the EB5 process, the business plan was a critical component and consultation was very much a value add. Phil and his team are quite informative and all questions were answered expeditiously. I would highly recommend Phil and his team.”

- Jae Woo, Atlantic Regional Center of New Jersey


“Thank you for the outstanding job which you did on a recent complex Business Plan. It was a pleasure to work with you even in such a short time frame. Keep up the good work!”

- Larry Behar, EB 5 Attorney


“I was impressed with [Phil's] ability to rapidly grasp my client's business needs, and to deliver a plan that met those needs and more. I found Phil to be courteous, communicative and professional, and I look forward to working with him again.”

- Alan Diner, Head of Global Mobility and Executive Transfer Practice, Baker & McKenzie LLP


“As an attorney for more than 30 years I have had the opportunity to work with many consultants. Phil Cohen of Strategic Element Consulting has been an great asset to my clients and our firm. EB-5 whether it be Regional Center or Direct Investment is a complex area of business that requires extensive expertise and Phil Cohen has that expertise. I sincerely recommend his services to anyone considering an EB-5 venture.”

- Vaughan de Kirby, Attorney, Law Offices of Vaughan de Kirby and Author of The Investor's Path to a Green Card


“My firm and I utilized Phil's services on behalf of a corporate client and his performance and work product was fantastic. Phil is extremely attentive to details and is an expert in his field of services. Phil prepared an amazing business plan on behalf of our client's business and the results were beyond the client and our expectation. In response to Phil's work product our client stated, "Wow, based on the business plan prepared by Phil, even I am convinced that our company's business will be successful. Phil is very personable and easy to work with; his preparation of the client's business plan required very little oversight by us because he knows his craft and can deliver. We intend to continue to work with Phil in the near future on many client matters.”

- Carllene M. Placide, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP


“The EB-5 business plans created by Phil Cohen and his team are incredibly data driven, which are a core necessity for today's USCIS business plan requirements. You won't find anyone more specific than Phil.”

- Michael A. Harris, Esq., Attorney at Law HARRISLAW, P.A


“We asked Phil to create a business plan for one of our small corporate clients. His significant contribution and well-crafted business plan helped us to get an investor visa petition be approved within 4 days. We are very impressed with his quick understanding of the client's business needs, his expediency, the attention to detail and with Phil's ability to provide sound advice that will help our client to grow his business and be successful.”

- David Asser, Managing Partner, Asser Law Group, P.C.


“I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Cohen in connection with the preparation of a business plan for one of my clients. We had to work on a very tight schedule and Mr. Cohen's final work was simply beyond call of duty. Throughout this project Mr. Cohen demonstrated a high level of professionalism and most importantly responsiveness. Mr. Cohen is a true expert in his field and there is no doubt I would continue to use his services in the future. He truly leaves no stone unturned.”

- Jean Noel Ben Hammou, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


“Phil Cohen and Strategic Element Consulting really came through for us producing a complicated business plan for an EB-5 investor visa on a rushed schedule within a week from taking on the job. The final product exceeded our expectations and was produced professionally and delivered on time. Phil made the extra effort to rework his schedule and put in long hours to meet our demanding time frame and our client was extremely pleased with the results.”

- Paul E. Mussman, Mirbagheri & Smith LLP


“I found Phil to be very professional to work with. He was able to work within our time schedule even when we were slowing up the process. He communicated effectively with us and was able to produce a quality document in a timely manner. I would absolutely work with Phil again.”

- Sandra Hakanson, Attorney/ Owner, Ocana Law Group


“Phil has proven to be a reliable resource for our clients. We made a special request of his services and he delivered in a more than timely manner. Phil is thorough and works well with others; a true professional. We plan on working with Phil well into the future.”

- Justin Efraim, Business Immigration Manager, Campbell, Cohen Law Firm


“Phil continually showed himself to be creative in business and was motivated to achieve top results in everything he did. His work won acclaim not only from me, but through to the highest levels of our organization. ... I would welcome the opportunity to work with Phil again in the future.”

- Rob Schock, VP, Rogers Communications, iMedia Division


“I have worked with Phil in different capacities over the last 6 years. When he proposed developing a program to turbo-charge our business, I jumped at the opportunity. The results have been nothing less than stellar. Not only has Phil had a direct hand in significantly growing our sales and market presence, but he was careful to do it in such a way that enhanced our market credibility in our targeted market space. I've witnessed first-hand Phil's uncanny ability to understand and improve so many different kinds of businesses; he clearly has a passion for his work. I would recommend him to most anyone.”

- Vik Bhalla, President, Principle Inc.

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