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Heidi Larson

Heidi Larson works closely with Teresa as her Virtual Assistant, taking care of her diary and email management, ensuring the efficient running of her daily routine.

She is an experienced executive personal assistant, having worked with various CEO’s, Directors and Entrepreneurs for over 30 years in the UK, Guernsey, Cyprus, Spain and most recently in Gibraltar. She also has a good working knowledge of HNWI residency, off-shore compliance and office development.

Heidi suffers from ‘itchy-feet’ and feels the need to move and try out new and interesting locations on a fairly regular basis. She is also somewhat addicted to life on the beach. Having relocated to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica in February 2021, she is currently very happily enjoying it all.

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Karen Arias

Karen Arias Céspedes is a Support assistant where she works closely with Teresa. She has work experience in Customer Service and Marketing. She was previously the manager in a library in Costa Rica, then she started working in International Trade (her career). Karen is a mother to a lovely girl who motivates her to grow personally and professionally. She feels blessed to be part of this awesome community and is willing to give all she can for this beautiful company.

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Shelley Hempsall

Shelley Hempsall is an English but spent 18 years living in Spain and working on the Rock of Gibraltar for one of the world’s largest online gaming companies as Head of their VIP Department. This involved being in close contact with our most valuable customers and organizing face-to-face events around the world. Coming to work with the Evolutionary Business Council is very similar!

After such a long time in the business and with Brexit looming, she and her husband decided it was time to follow their dreams and move to Costa Rica, where they live in a little house on the beach with their two dogs Brian and Karen.

She’s just qualified as a Level 1 PADI Freediver so she spends her spare time diving into deep water, seeing how long she can hold her breath and pretending she’s a mermaid, and when she’s on dry land, she loves to write. She also loves to travel and very excited to be living in a part of the world that she never explored before!


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Jose Acosta

Jose Acosta is a support assistant for Communications. He’s also in charge of Vista Mundo’s Marketing working closely with Pam and Teresa. He used to work in a call center handling Sales and Technical Support for Directv and AT&T, so he has some experience in customer service. He started with the team in February 2019 and it has been a pleasure for him to work with amazing people, He feels blessed to be part of this.


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Gail Woods

Gail F. Woods is chief copy editor and staff writer for Wildfire Workshops and the Evolutionary Business Council.  A retired Texas English and Communication teacher, Gail lives in Costa Rica with her husband Dan, where they followed their dream and “retired” to the mountains of this beautiful Central American country.

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César Blanco

César Blanco is an office assistant where he’s often in charge of special projects for Teresa and Pam.  He also assists with Audio Visual needs at the EBC Deep Dives held in Costa Rica. It has been a pleasure for him to meet in person so many EBC members and to learn about the work that they do.

He is currently a student studying marketing. In addition, he’s studying and playing saxophone in his free time.


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