Elizabeth Feria, Entrepreneur, Business Woman, Philanthropist,
Executive, & Mother
Elizabeth Feria was born & raised in Lima, Peru. She is the oldest of three siblings. As a young child, she was exposed to the business world through her family-run water park. This was where she first discovered her passion for business. After graduating from the Universidad Ricardo Palma in 1991 as an accountant, Elizabeth visited the US. She then applied for post-graduate studies at Georgetown University.
Elizabeth started her post-graduate studies at Georgetown University in 1993 and founded EF America in 1994 to support entrepreneurs with their business and educate her community on taxes and its importance. She loves to see her clients grow fuller and stronger in their endeavors. Many of her clients move forward as small business owners, directly serving the government and surrounding communities, and some of her client’s children have begun to use her services as young professionals in their own right.
Elizabeth speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She served as President of the Latino Festival of Montgomery County for five years. Attendance went from 5k to 100k during her tenure. She is a mother to her 15-year-old son, Charles. She served as the Vice President of her local PTA, is a proud hockey and soccer mom. She loves cooking and sailing.
Education: BA Accounting at University of Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru, Post Graduate Business Courses at Georgetown University in Washington, DC,Completed Annual Maryland & Federal Income Taxes Institute.
- Member of Coach Training Alliance
- Member of National Society of Tax Professionals
- Certified Business Coach
- Licensed Real Estate Agent
- COO of Paraiso del Sur (Water Park) in Lima, Peru
- Chief Executive Officer of EF Building America, Inc. (Construction Company)
- Certified Tax Specialist w/ IRS
- Notary Public
- Public Accountant
More About EF America
EF America was founded by Elizabeth Feria in 1994. Her integral role as a driving force behind her company can be seen through her initials, EF, in her company’s name.
EF America was created as a way for Elizabeth to help small business owners, friends, and neighbors in her community better understand financial advising and taxes. She wants to make it easier for people to grow further in their personal or business efforts. EF America’s clientele spans a wide-range of cultural and international diversity. The EF America team is here to help everyone & anyone who needs it.
In 2007, EF America grew again to incorporate real estate services as an extra way to better help the local community with their fiscal responsibilities and major life investments. EF America proudly boasts that every client who has purchased a house from this team received a fair loan and the best negotiation practices possible. No matter if it’s client wants to sell their home fast, or a small business looking for specific commercial properties, EF America knows exactly how to help!