Wendy Padilla-Madden

Managing Partner, Global Business Advisors
Wendy Padilla-Madden

Wendy is an experienced international business lawyer that practiced for over 10 years with BIG Law law-firms in Birmingham AL. She was then recruited by Tesla to design and run their Global Immigration program. After two years at Tesla, she decided to return to Birmingham and is now the Managing Partner of Global Business Advisors, LLC., a boutique law-firm that provides legal services and advice in three main areas: Global Immigration and Mobility, General Business and Legal Advice to Hispanic Owned Business and LATAM Services.

Wendy is a systems and process oriented Six Sigma Black Belt that has experience designing and implementing streamlined immigration and mobility programs within hyper growth, high volume companies. Her programs are known for delivering efficient and predictable results yet provide an elegant personalized experience for clients.  Wendy is best known for being a connector, she leverages long standing relationships and brings clients and colleagues together to form alliances and partnerships that result in win-win solutions for all.  Wendy was born and raised in Guatemala and then moved to the US after being awarded an AISEC Internship with FedEx Corporation in Memphis, TN. She then moved to Alabama and opened one of the first Coffee House and Roastery in Tuscaloosa, The Crimson Café. While in Tuscaloosa, Wendy finished her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, graduating Summa Cum Laude from The University of Alabama and then attended The University of Alabama School of Law, where she also graduated with honors.