Similar but Different: Tips and Tricks for Living and Working in the United States featuring Barney Ellis-Perry, BA'87

Moving to the US can be daunting but rewarding. Join UBC alumnus, Barney Ellis-Perry, BA'87, reporting live from LA, for a conversation covering five topics everyone needs to consider: legal, financial, social, work culture and health care.

Participants will leave the session with a list of key questions they need to ask their future employer, their other half, and themselves before they look south.

Presenter Biography

Barney Ellis-Perry, BA'87, was recruited and moved to Southern California in 2014 to be the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations at the University of California Irvine, leaving his beloved west coast lifestyle behind. Currently Barney is Senior Vice President, Alumni Relations for GG+A, a global consulting company based in Chicago.  Barney is also Chair of the Newport Sea Base Advisory Board and a member of the Boy Scouts of America Orange County Council Board of Directors.

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