Issue 10 2021

6 CEO MONTHLY / ISSUE 10 2021 , Jul21656 Achieving Multi-Sector Success America is renowned as a land of opportunity, and its most successful citizens knowhow to seize that opportunity andmake it their own. We take a look at D4UUSA Group, the brainchild of Wagner Pontes, to see howhis astonishing leadership has allowed the many organizations in his care to flourish and grow to newheights of success. Wagner Pontes has proven over the years more than capable of getting involved in the way that American industry operates. His organization, D4U USA Group, has taken major roles in the operations of many companies, controlling their direction of travel not just in one sector, but across the breadth of different industries in the country. D4U USA Group is involved with businesses that work in immigration services, real estate, entertainment park and beverage distribution, and their influence continues to grow. The team’s astonishing path to growth matches Mr. Pontes. His visionary ambition has inspired those who work for him to reach above and beyond where many would stop, leading businesses to incredible heights of success. For over 18 years, Mr. Pontes has been involved in entrepreneurial activities, so it’s little wonder that this has led to such an amazing triumph. In many ways, he has built an empire in sectors where he might not be an expert, but his skill and ability to lead allows him to find people who can deliver to his exceptionally high standards. D4U USA Group is comprised of various units, each with its own specialties and unique attributes. They all work together, building towards the greater ambition of Mr. Pontes and his business enterprises. D4U Immigration Services, for example, is one of the largest immigration services firms in the country, making the process of immigration as straight forward as possible for those who want the opportunity to thrive in the USA. The team are responsible of the processing of dozens of green cards every month, using their specialist skills to ensure as many approvals as possible. Needless to say, this part of the business is one of the most success, with more than 2,000 beneficiaries served to date, and more than 98% of applications approved. In 2020, the company’s revenue reached over $8 million, and is projected to exceed $12 million in 2021. The company has six units from which it operates. Three are located in the USA, namely in the state of Florida and in the political heart of the country, Washington DC. The last three are located in Brazil, in the states of São Paulo, Goiás and Paraíba, offering vital support to people there. D4U USA Group has also entered the world of entertainment, with an entertainment complex being one of Mr. Pontes’ more recent endeavors. Named Piquet Entertainment & Race Park, this 20 acre park can be found in Florida, and was built in partnership with the Piquet family of the three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet and the Formula E world champion and former Nascar and Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Júnior. This racing connection has inspired many of the park’s selling points, including the largest go-kart track in the state of Florida. Piquet Entertainment & Race Park is also home to eight paintball fields, mini golf, a climbing wall and a collection of motor racing relics, such as F1, FE cars and the 500-miles winning car from the Indy formula. With over $13 million dollars of investment, the development was inaugurated in December 2020 and has already proven incredibly popular. Key to this was the family connected and access to various historic icons of motorsports.