Julia Portela

Office Administrator

Julia Portela is one of our dedicated Office Administrators, who joined the team in November 2016. Julia began her journey with BPSD as an Administrative Assistant, quickly rising to her current role, where she plays a pivotal role in providing top-notch administrative support to our clients, partners, and staff.

As the backbone of our office operations, Julia seamlessly manages a myriad of responsibilities, including handling billing processes, collaborating with accountants on seasonal projects, and overseeing day-to-day office software functions. Her proficiency in the firm's software and her commitment to excellence make her an invaluable asset to our team.

“I have a passion for Administration. Obsessed with organization myself, I am constantly checking how I can improve daily tasks, giving my best to support and help grow our firm!”

Julia kickstarted her professional journey as an intern at the IRS in Brazil, gaining invaluable insights into administrative processes. She later joined Bradesco Prime Bank, where she served as an assistant manager to relationship managers, refining her customer support skills and mastering the art of office management. After four successful years in the banking industry, Julia embarked on a new adventure, moving to Los Angeles in pursuit of broader horizons.

Fluent in both Portuguese and English since the age of 12, Julia seamlessly bridges cultural gaps and adds a global touch to our team. Beyond her professional achievements, Julia is an expert in the Points & Miles world, helping friends and family travel the world for nearly free!


  • Bachelor of Business Administration, UniChristus – 2012


  • Customer Analytics, University of Pennsylvania – 2023