The LAfirstep Group

LAfirstep is based in Los Angeles but we can also provide an on-line consulting service that will help you make the right decision before you'll waste more time, money and efforts. We work closely with large and small business’s to find the very essence of their needs.

The first consulting will be necessary, in order to guide you to the right professional who will eventually work on your specific needs and criteria.

If you want to book your consultation, please double check the Calendar availability and give our staff a minimum of 24 hours to a maximum of 48 hours to properly answer you and to give you an official confirm of your booking. Same-day consults are not allowed.

LAfirstep works only in association with the best and most reliable American professionals, in order to always deliver an exclusive, impeccable and useful service.

Paola Cipollina
CEO & President


She started in the mid 80’s working in the fashion business and creating the first franchise of international fashion schools: called “Esse Moda” and famous all over the world. She has a practical and deep knowledge of the management rules and she’s able to show her undeniable skills in any production field that require strong bases of financial knowledge and budgeting.

Donatella Granata


Donatella is the owner of "Boston Art Passion", a company who is a leader in the video and photography market. Granata has studied at the University of Messina where she earned her degree in pedagogy and began her career as a teacher. She spent her youth traveling to discover all the new fashion trends while working with the most important brands in Milan, Rome, Florence, and New York.

Gianluca Boccaletti
Manager & partner Lafirstep 

Gianluca Boccaletti is an entrepreneur, Social Media manager and networker, that helps Italian people to expatriate to the USA through his company LAfirstep LLC, in partnership with Paola Cipollina, coordinator of the Italians in North and Center America and movie producer.

Before stepping into the entrepreneurship world, he’s been work for 6 years for two big American companies.

After a successful career in the management of large groups of people, in sales and in the technical training of the social sector, Gianluca reaches the top of company qualifications, producing more than 1 million euros in monthly turnover.

Today he co-owns the multi services company LAfirstep LLC, which in collaboration with the best law firms, it deals with bureaucratic assistance for Visas, television and film productions, market research, business plans and assistance for new startups in the United States.

Passionate about educational reading, archeology, nature, travel and horror films, he has always been in the grip of American culture and thanks to his problem solving, organization and careful planning skills, Gianluca represents a guide for anyone who wants to change their life.

His motto is: ain’t no dream is too big, but just too small motivations!

Valentina Muoio


Valentina is a cost estimator and cost analyst.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Business Management at the University of Turin respectively in 2010 and 2012.
Valentina moved in Michigan in 2014: here she works for an engineering company as a cost estimator in the automotive sector in the Detroit area.
Other than numbers, Valentina loves to spend quality time with her family especially when traveling. She likes painting, gardening, art and crafts in general and she has a passion for cake decorating.

Giuseppe Giuliano


He earns his University Degree as a Lawyer in 2004 with an essay based on a criminology study.He currently runs his own lawfirm “Il Punto Giuridico di Giulianova” as a professional private legal consultant. He also founded and owns the majority of the shares of “Italian Lawyers Center”, an international lawfirm that helps and supports the legal communications between Italy and the USA.

Veronica Centasso


Veronica is a certified international event planner and designer. After starting her career in the hospitality industry, she moved to the Caribbean where she founded her first company “V stylish Events”. She moved to Los Angeles in 2013 continuing to craft lovely events for her clients. After publishing her first book “how to plan and design a celebration of a lifetime”, hosting her own radio show, and crafting an event for 150 female UN delegates in New York she decided to focus on weddings. Today she is a destination wedding and honeymoon specialist and when she not assisting one of her brides you can find her eating sweet things and balancing it off by teaching ballet, her first love.

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