Rizk Ventures

Thomas Rizk
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Co-Founder & CEO, Workspace Property Trust

Linda Rizk
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

Founder & CEO, Counter Forced Labor Technologies

Geoffrey Rizk
Managing Partner

Jack Lyden
Managing Partner

Chief Operating Officer, RVH Solutions

Roger Thomas
Managing Partner

Co-Founder, President, Chief Operating Officer, Workspace Property Trust

Michael Keane

Senior Vice President, Investments, Workspace Property Trust

Jason Palmer
Managing Partner, Healthcare and Technology

Chief Executive Officer, RVH Solutions

Stephen Chang
Principal and Special Advisor

Chris Allen
Partner, Real Estate

Executive Vice President & CFO, Workspace Property Trust

Dr. Robert Masci
Special Advisor- Healthcare

Workspace Property Trust

Anthony A. Nichols
Senior Vice President , Leasing

Mike Gervasio
Senior Vice President, Operations

Stephan K. Pahides
Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Peter Hansen
Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Initiatives

Christopher Eckerd
Vice President, Property Management

Brandon J. Koch
Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

Eric McHugh
Vice President, Construction & Development

Marc DiLullo
Vice President, Property Accounting & Treasurer

Derrick Wilson
Director of Financial Reporting

Diana Bonner
Marketing Director

Gina Bystedt
Vice President, Property Management

Mary Kay Kozeniewski
Human Resource Director

Shaun Reilly
Corporate Controller

RVH Solutions

Charlie Dawson
Chief Information Officer

Greg Hammond
Chief Strategy Officer

Keith Bush
Chief Technology Officer

Dean Kristiniak
Chief Marketing Officer

Brian Taylor
Director, Operations

Mary Pineiro
Executive Vice President, Client Management

Dan Navins
Executive Vice President, Data And Technology

Eric Ellis
Vice President, Technology and R&D

Ernie Liang

Counter Forced Labor

James D. Wiley
Principal & Chief Operating Officer

Hooman Hamzeh
Hooman Hamzeh
Senior Vice President, Technology

Robert Curtis
Senior Vice President, Strategy And Business Development

John Clark
Senior Advisor

Charity Morsey
Research Analyst

Leelila Strogov

SpareBox Storage

Steve Treadwell
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Kate Matheny (
Kate Matheny
Chief Financial Officer And Chief Investment Officer

Chuck James
Chuck James
Co-founder And Chief Operating Officer

Blacktop Industrial Trust

Ricardo Cardoso
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Rizk Pictures

Alexandra Rizk Keane
Chief Executive Officer



Thomas Rizk has 30 years of experience that includes building both private and public companies, managing alternative investments, and investing in special opportunities. His sector experience includes healthcare, technology, real estate, energy and education. Mr. Rizk founded TractManager Inc, the recognized leader in providing technology-based contract management solutions to healthcare organizations. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until April 2013. He led the company’s growth from a start-up operation to a company that served over 25% of the hospitals in the United States, with more than 130,000 end users at over 5,000 locations throughout all 50 states.

Prior to TractManager Inc, Mr. Rizk led the family-owned real estate partnership, Cali Associates, through its highly successful initial public offering as Cali Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust (REIT) traded on the NYSE. Mr. Rizk led a management team that produced some of the strongest financial returns in the REIT sector. As President and Chief Executive Officer, he led the merger of Cali Realty Corporation into the Mack Company and Patriot American Office Group in 1997. Mr. Rizk was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation. He served as a member of the company’s Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.

Thomas Rizk received his B.A. in Business Administration from Rutgers University, his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, and his L.L.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.




Fernando Salgado is a medical doctor with over 25 years of experience in clinical practice and has held top managerial positions in both public and private sectors including the Multinational Pharmaceutical Industry. He has experience in creating innovative clinic and business models, audit of health care services, and Business Insights and Strategic Planning (BI&SP).

Dr. Fernando Salgado is a well recognized health care consultant with a track record of success in health organizations including those of the biopharmaceutical industry, health insurers, health care services, Government and institutional business.

Dr. Fernando Salgado’s highlighted experience includes his current role as CEO at S&P International Health S.A.S and a current senior consultant and partner at GES consulting group. His past experience includes being the Director General for development of health services at the Ministry of Health of Colombia and he also held the position of Medical Director and partner at Centro de Investigación y Control de Enfermedades Crónicas y de Alto Costo Cic Altocosto S.A. He has also held positions at Baxter Inc., the Colombian Social Security Institute, and at the CAFABA institute for family compensation programs.




Mr. Rizk is a Managing Partner at Rizk Ventures. Mr. Rizk has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its founding in 2013. His focus within the firm has been on the capital markets side of the business, as well as helping with the business’ global expansion.

Mr. Rizk has also been active in Rizk Ventures philanthropy efforts. His passion has been to help inner city children in impoverished communities. He has been extremely involved in raising money specifically for the Mourning Family Foundation as well as the HoneyShine Mentoring Program.

Previously, Mr. Rizk was the Co-founder of TractManager International LP, a leading contract management solution for the healthcare industry. He was responsible for opening the companies offices in Colombia and Brazil. TractManager and TractManager International LP was sold in 2013.

Prior to TractManager, he worked at JP Morgan in Sales and Trading in the Rates Group. He was involved in trading repurchase agreements and agency mortgage-backed securities.

Mr. Rizk started his undergrad for the University of Pittsburgh. He later transferred and received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland.




Over the past 20 years, Mrs. Rizk has been instrumental in sourcing and initiating many of the early stage investments for Rizk Ventures. Mrs. Rizk also leads the Rizk Ventures philanthropic initiative by supporting and partnering with countless charitable organizations to promote awareness for the needs of injured service members, to support youth education initiatives, and to combat the effects of poverty.

Mrs. Rizk has received numerous awards for her charitable efforts including the STRANG Humanitarian Award (STRANG Cancer Prevention Center is a diagnostic and research facility for the detection and prevention of cancer), the Wheelchair Charities Humanitarian Award (Wheelchair Charities supports and enhances the quality of life for paraplegics and quadriplegics at the Goldwater Memorial Hospital in New York), the Colleen Giblin Foundation Humanitarian Award (Colleen Giblin Foundation supports children’s neurological and cancer research), and an honorary special recognition by Operation Game On.

Mrs. Rizk is also the Founder of Rizk Compliance and Counter Forced Labor Technologies, a global compliance and advisory companies that provide corporations with various services including the training, assessment, research, and supply chain transparency required to combat human trafficking, forced labor, and child labor. Counter Forced Labor Technologies provides corporations and businesses with the technological solutions needed to better manage the risk of forced labor and/or human trafficking in the supply chain.

Mrs. Rizk serves on the Advisory Board for Operation Game On, an innovative golf rehabilitation program for returning combat-injured troops suffering from physical and mental disabilities and was recently elected to the University of North Carolina’s Board of Visitors Class of 2021. Mrs. Rizk previously served on the board of directors for the Institute for Educational Achievement, the nation’s most prestigious non-profit school for children with autism.

Linda Rizk received her B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University Douglass College and worked in public finance as an investment banker while completing her M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University.




Mr. Nolan has a diverse background having previously worked in investment banking, credit investing, and healthcare technology. He brings both a financial and corporate perspective across a variety of industries. Prior to Rizk Ventures, Mr. Nolan held the position of Co-Head of Global Business Development at TractManager Inc, in this role he was responsible for managing the operations of TractManager International and pursuing additional opportunities in untapped international markets. Prior to TractManager Inc, he worked in the Credit Opportunities fund at Summit Partners, where he created tailored capital solutions that fit the unique needs of the companies in which the fund invested while focusing on the healthcare, gaming and energy industries. ​ He began his career within Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division, advising on and executing numerous strategic transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.

Mr. Nolan received his B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University.




Mr. Lyden has been a member of the Rizk Ventures team since 2014. Currently, he is COO of Rizk Ventures Healthcare Solutions (RVH Solutions), a technology company that works with hospital systems to increase profitability and improve quality by helping them identify a wide range of opportunities in revenue enhancement, cost reduction and quality outcomes.

Prior to RVH Solutions, Mr. Lyden was President of Classroom24-7, a leader in online workforce training. While at Classroom24-7, Mr. Lyden developed distance learning programs at top universities, hospitals, and healthcare companies including Georgetown Law, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, TractManager, Intralign Health, and Hospital for Special Surgery.

Mr. Lyden earned his B.A. in History from Trinity College and his M.B.A from Fordham Gabelli School of Business.




Mrs. Bystedt joined Workspace Property Trust in 2016 as Senior Property Manager to lead the Minnesota Property Management team. In 2018 she was promoted to Regional Property Manager overseeing operations for both the Minnesota and Arizona Markets. In her current role she is responsible for the growth and development of key asset locations within the expanding portfolio of properties.

Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust, Mrs. Bystedt spent 19 years with Liberty Property Trust where she was Senior Property Manager responsible for a five-million square foot portfolio of office and flex assets in the suburban Twin Cities Market.

Mrs. Bystedt received a B.S. degree in Business Management from Cardinal Stritch University. She received the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation through Building Owners and Managers Institute and is a member of BOMA, IREM, and MNCREW.




Mr. Thomas has more than 30 years of experience working in the real estate sector and assisted Mr. Rizk in taking Cali Associates public. From 1994 to 2014, Mr. Thomas served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation where he was responsible for structuring and overseeing all acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures. During his time at Mack-Cali, Mr. Thomas also oversaw the human resources and marketing departments and was a key member of the executive team that reported to Mr. Rizk. Prior to working at Cali Associates and Mack-Cali, Mr. Thomas was a Partner at the New York law firm, Dreyer & Traub.

Mr. Thomas received his B.S.B.A. in Finance and his J.D. both from the University of Denver.




Mr. Gervasio is Senior Vice President of Workspace Property Trust. His experience in the commercial real estate industry includes asset management, brokerage, property management, and consulting. As Senior Vice President he has been part of the executive leadership team that has led WPT through over $1.2 billion of acquisitions in less than one year. During this time WPT has grown from its infancy stage to expanding its portfolio to 149 properties totaling approximately 10 million square feet.

Mr. Gervasio began his career at CB Richard Ellis in the commercial real estate brokerage division. During his tenure, he worked closely with senior management of both private and public companies to develop strategic real estate plans and implementation strategies. He negotiated commercial real estate leasing and sales transactions for both acquisition and disposition assignments on behalf of landlords and tenants.

Mr. Gervasio has previously served as the Vice President of PropertyTract, and was also part of the real estate financial services division of FTI, where he was responsible for providing consulting services to public and private real estate companies including REIT’s, investment and commercial banks, opportunity funds, private equity funds, and insurance companies.

Mr. Gervasio received his B.A. in Communications from the University of Rhode Island.




A decorated business leader across multiple industries from healthcare to technology to education, Mr. Palmer has 20 years of experience in business management, operations, and consulting. He is the founder of several companies in healthcare, software (SaaS), technology, and manufacturing, including an international consulting firm specializing in professional services in corporate strategy, mergers, acquisitions, operations, and labor management. Mr. Palmer currently serves as CEO of RVH Solutions, a healthcare technology company focused on helping healthcare organizations and facilities manage costs, improve quality, optimize processes, and enhance overall revenue.

Mr. Palmer is a principal at Rizk Ventures, a special situation operations and investment platform with a focus on healthcare, technology and real estate. Mr. Palmer has served in leadership roles in a number Rizk Ventures companies including Meditract and Classroom24-7. As President of Classroom24-7, Mr. Palmer led business development efforts in legal, medical, and pharmacy education, and worked with Georgetown Law School, Northwestern Law School and the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

Mr. Palmer was honored as a Top Executive by Consumer Technology Publishing Group and was recognized as one of the Top Executives under 40 in Technology by the North American Publishing Company. He is a strong believer in “doing well by doing good” and is a patent holder in cause-based crowdfunding.

Mr. Palmer has a J.D from UCLA Law School and a B.A. from the University of Maryland. He is a dedicated husband to his wife Stephanie, and his four children, Sophie, Jake, Tessa, and Emerson.




Charlie Dawson married strong mathematic and pattern recognition skills to the world of consulting in 1987 when he combined the analytical skills of physics with business process principals. By devising successful new methodologies for identifying, measuring and remediating business problems Mr. Dawson garnered wide industry appreciation culminating in his partnership in a now publicly traded consulting firm. During his career he has successfully concluded engagements that included leading functional redesign activities with some of the world’s best known organizations including: Southwest Airlines, McCloud USA, Schwab Online, Methodist Health System (Houston), and many others.

Along the way Mr. Dawson wrote 6 books on business topics including, “The Complete Guide to Technical Recruiting”, 1999, Management Advantage, Inc. and “The Human Resource Technology Handbook”, 2002, CRC St Lucie Press.

Mr. Dawson has been published/interviewed for over 20 magazines and online venues, has delivered over 100 speeches and continues to provide guidance as a member of various associations, boards and industry collectives.

Mr. Dawson’s approach to consulting starts with his belief that while there are organizations that are exceptional in certain disciplines, every organization needs to create its own “Best Practices” based on its unique operating circumstances. As a result, Mr. Dawson has pioneered a structured process that assists organizations in discovering how to adapt and evolve existing resources to meet changing business demands.

Perceiving a growing need, In 1999 Mr. Dawson made the choice to focus a majority of his time providing operational support in not-for-profit healthcare and in 2005, he founded Workforce Prescriptions (acquired by Rizk Ventures) as a means of carrying his unique methodology to the broader market.

Mr. Dawson is married with 2 adult children and 2 children still in the home. He and his family live in a bedroom community of Tampa, FL.




Mr. Taylor brings years of domestic and international operational experience in the healthcare and education sectors to the Rizk Ventures team.

As Director of Operations at RVH Solutions, Mr. Taylor manages the day-to-day operations and manages technology implementation projects for our clients. He has invaluable business process optimization knowledge and ensures that RVH Solutions runs as efficiently and effectively as possible. Prior to RVH Solutions, Mr. Taylor served as the Director of Operations at Classroom24-7, Mr. Taylor managed the day-to-day operations and managed technology implementation projects for our clients. Mr. Taylor has years of experience as a market analyst and possesses a great understanding of the various industries and sectors relevant to Classroom24-7.

Prior to Classroom24-7, Mr. Taylor was a Liaison of International Operations at TractManager Inc. and was responsible for the implementation of all new clients, providing the first line of communication, as well as the training of all new international employees. Mr. Taylor received his B.A. in Communications from the University of Maryland.




Mr. Hornsby assists with business development across the spectrum of Rizk Venture’s holdings. His experience is diverse with many years of healthcare and business development accomplishments. He has executive experience at teaching hospitals, community hospitals and ambulatory surgery center management companies. Mr. Hornsby was a co-founder of TractManager, the leader in web based contract management solutions for hospitals. For the last 10 years, Mr. Hornsby has primarily been involved with business development and consulting with companies related to their sales strategy.

Mr. Hornsby has an AS Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Chattanooga State Technical College and a BS Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Tennessee.




Mr. Liang has over 20 years of experience leading both entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial ventures within the education, technology, and consumer product sectors.

Mr. Liang co-founded Brattle Street Coaching LLC, a coaching and mentoring firm focused on providing advisory and educational services to individuals and families interested in top-tier U.S. universities and graduate schools. Prior to Brattle Street Coaching, Mr. Liang helped start Epson America, Inc.’s New Ventures group where he built a team that designed and launched products in the consumer electronics, business audio/visual, and education technology markets. Having been awarded four patents, Mr. Liang’s work has been recognized with the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design’s Good Design Award.

Mr. Liang received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.




Alexandra Rizk Keane, better known as Alex, is a producer, writer, and editor, and the founder of an independent production company, Rizk Pictures, launched in 2016. Alex is a producer for the feature film, Literally, Right Before Aaron, a Rizk Pictures Production. Rizk Pictures is a Rizk Ventures company. Prior to founding Rizk Pictures, Alex worked for VH1’s Multiplatform Production and Programing division. Alex has worked with various production companies and media conglomerates such as Viacom, Woodridge Productions, Embassy Row, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Alex has been a part of production teams for MTV and MTV2, NBC’s, The Blacklist as well as Law & Order: SVU. She is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill’s school of Journalism and Mass Communications. While attending UNC’s J-school, she specialized in electronic communications and produced news packages and feature stories for the radio station, WCHL, which is the flagship station of UNC Chapel Hill’s radio sports broadcast and an affiliate of the CBS radio network.




James D. Wiley is the Chief Operating Officer of Counter Forced Labor, and he brings decades of operational and leadership experience to Counter Forced Labor. Mr. Wiley has extensive experience in Human Intelligence and Signals Intelligence collections and analysis, and currently holds the nation’s highest level of security clearance. His background as a Lieutenant Colonel within Special Operations Command, the United States Marine Corps and a sworn Law Enforcement Officer uniquely qualifies him for investigation, location, and acquisition of trafficked individuals and the identification of human trafficking networks.

Mr. Wiley established two active and reserve units that directly supported intelligence and operational requirements. He assisted USSOCOM in establishing Det1 and Marine Special Operations Command. Mr. Wiley has experience in concept development, detail planning, briefing, instruction, and has conducted surveillance, security, undercover operations, and complex investigations. He has served as an operator, instructor, and team lead for numerous high level Protective Services Detail operations for presidents, heads of state, and private parties throughout the world. He has an extensive network of domestic and international contacts in law enforcement, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Other Government Agencies.

As the former Vice President of Reliant Global Solutions, Mr. Wiley directed the organization’s counter human trafficking program. His on-the-ground expertise in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East makes him an unrivaled asset in the world of counter human trafficking.

Mr. Wiley has acquired additional expertise in science, technology, and agriculture. He has worked with U.S. Special Operations Command Science and Technology and served as an advisor to Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute. He supported the creation of new methods of data visualization, the development of new reporting tools, the formation of alliances, and the implementation of programs that counter human trafficking.

Mr. Wiley has received a succession of awards and commendations from the United States Marine Corps, Special Operations Command, Law Enforcement, and the Intelligence Service.

Mr. Wiley received a B.A./B.S. from the University of Colorado and has earned several certifications through his training and schooling at the Department of Defense and other Intelligence agencies.




Mr. Pahides joined Workspace Property Trust in 2022 as Senior Vice President & General Counsel. Mr. Pahides brings with him more than 30 years of experience practicing business and real estate law, and has counseled numerous real estate developers, lenders, owners, and users in the acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of office, life science, industrial, medical, senior living, multifamily and retail projects.

Prior to joining Workspace, Mr. Pahides served as a Partner at McCausland Keen + Buckman since 1998. During that time, he counseled and guided clients through sophisticated real estate transactions, both regionally and nationally, including the development and acquisition of more than 50 senior living facilities; the sale of more than $1 billion of office assets for a NYSE Exchange listed REIT; the acquisition of more than $500 million of office assets; the acquisition of 100 self-storage facilities and over two million square feet of leasing of office, flex, industrial, life science and medical space.

During his tenure at McCausland Keen + Buckman, Mr. Pahides served as outside counsel for Workspace Property Trust and was involved in many of Workspace Property Trust’s major lease transactions, financings and general real estate matters. He represented Workspace Property Trust through many of our formative transactions, including the very first property acquisition in Pennsylvania, the 2015 acquisition of 41 properties in Horsham, Pennsylvania, and the 2022 national portfolio acquisition of 53 office properties.

Mr. Pahides received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. from Drew University, magna cum laude where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.




Leelila Strogov is a journalist, published author, editor, entrepreneur, and filmmaker. As an investigative reporter and producer for Fox 11 News in Los Angeles, she was nominated for numerous Emmy Awards.

While the editor of Swink magazine, the publication was honored with Pushcart Prizes as well as publication in the renowned anthologies Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and Best American Poetry for each issue of the magazine published.

As a filmmaker, her short film “Someone Good Will Find You”, based on a short story by Etgar Keret, received awards at IndieFest as well as the Madrid International Film Festival.

She is currently working on projects in both film and television.


Greg Hammond

Chief Strategy Officer

Greg Hammond is the Chief Strategy Officer for RVH Solutions, a healthcare technology company that provides hospitals and healthcare systems with technology to adjust operations and achieve significant savings without reducing staff.

Previously serving as Vice President in H2C’s New York office with over ten years of investment banking experience, he was responsible for providing transaction and analytical support to clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and strategic advisory engagements. He has executed transactions across several verticals within healthcare services, including hospitals and health systems, healthcare information technology, post-acute care, laboratory services and urgent care.

Prior to joining Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC, Mr. Hammond was an associate in the healthcare investment banking group at Morgan Keegan & Company (formerly Shattuck Hammond Partners) where he provided M&A and capital markets advisory services to healthcare services clients. Before joining Morgan Keegan, Mr. Hammond completed two summer analyst programs in the Municipal Finance Healthcare Group at UBS.

He received a B.S. in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


Jeff Rosenberg

Vice President, Client Solutions

Mr. Rosenberg has over 25 years of experience in building start-up companies through private equity and organic growth, in the healthcare, technology and telecommunications sectors. He served as Vice President of Sales Development at TractManager Inc., and was instrumental in the company’s ascension to market leader in hospital contract management serving over 25% of the hospitals in the United States.

Prior to TractManager, Mr. Rosenberg was a Co-Founder of Southern California Communications Company, a start-up company funded through private investors that became the largest provider of hospitality telecommunications and payphone services in Southern California.

Currently he is Vice President of Client Solutions at Rizk Ventures Healthcare Solutions (RVH Solutions), which hosts a variety of healthcare technology analytics platforms enabling hospital systems to manage more effectively, and optimize clinical and financial outcomes.


Brandon J. Koch


Mr. Koch has over 20 years of experience in real estate and public accounting environments. Prior to joining us in September 2017, Mr. Koch served as the Chief Accounting Officer for certain real estate investment trusts advised by AR Global Investments, LLC where he oversaw accounting and financial reporting for American Realty Capital—Retail Centers of America, Inc. from 2012 to December 2016, American Finance Trust, Inc. from 2013 to December 2016, and Global Net Lease, Inc. from June 2016 to September 2017.

From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Koch served as an Associate Director at The Siegfried Group, LLP responsible for directing and managing accounting and audit projects for Fortune 500 companies. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Koch held several positions with Ernst & Young LLP, most recently as an Audit Senior Manager. Mr. Koch also served as a Staff Accountant at Siana, Carr and O’Connor LLP from 2000 to 2002 and as a Mutual Fund Accountant for Delaware Investments from 1999 to 2000.

Mr. Koch received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island and is a certified public accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.




Mr. McHugh brings a unique, hands-on approach to Workspace’s Construction and Development projects. His 25 years of experience in Project and Property Management offers tremendous value to completing Workspace’s and our Tenants’ projects “on-time and on-budget”. Mr. McHugh has successfully overseen billions of dollars’ worth of tenant and capital improvements, new construction, and redevelopment in office, residential, and warehouse sites.

Mr. McHugh began his career in CRE managing maintenance and construction teams in the multi-family sector. He also has over 12 years of experience with large, publicly traded REITs (Boston Properties and Liberty Property Trust). He has also achieved many successful development projects from Princeton, New Jersey to Phoenix, Arizona for private investors, many of which have received various LEED designations.

Mr. McHugh received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and remains an avid fan of Pittsburgh sports teams.




Mrs. Bonner joined the Workspace Property Trust team in 2016 after working eight years in agency marketing and advertising. Her holistic approach in developing marketing, branding, communication and event strategies is geared by her passion for understanding consumer psychology. Over the course of her eleven-year career she has provided strategic counsel to clients across industries including hospitality, legal, retail, animal services, and health & wellness. Her versatile background brings a unique approach to crafting brand messaging and perception.

Mrs. Bonner oversees all aspects of Workspace’s brand development and works across all facets of the organization to create compelling, impactful experiences for our tenant, broker and vendor partners. She continuously pushes herself and our team to embrace new concepts and expanding ideas.

A Philadelphia native, Mrs. Bonner received her B.A. degree in English and Communication from Cabrini University.




Mr. Navins has a strong healthcare technology background. He brings both a financial and corporate perspective. Currently, he is Director of Process Innovation at Rizk Ventures Healthcare Solutions (RVH Solutions), a technology company that works with hospital systems to increase profitability and improve quality by helping them identify a wide range of opportunities in revenue enhancement, cost reduction and quality outcomes.

Mr. Navins began his career at Inspira Health Network as a staff accountant and rose to the role of Assistant Controller. During this tenure, he provided financial leadership for the merger of several physician practices between the former South Jersey Healthcare and Underwood Memorial Hospital.

Prior to RVH Solutions, Mr. Navins worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley, he was responsible for developing and implementing productivity reporting metrics and service line financial reports.

Mr. Navins received his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Scranton.




Charity Morsey is a national security expert, professor, diplomat, and author. She served as the first Special Assistant on International Affairs for the Science and Technology Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and as a Senior Policy Advisor on Nuclear Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of Energy in the George W. Bush Administrations. Additionally, she served as an Analyst in the California Governor’s Office of Homeland Security. In her roles Morsey wrote and provided expertise on novel policies in counter terrorism, bioterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, and counter human trafficking. She has traveled to over thirty countries during the course of her career and speaks five languages. Presently, Morsey serves as an appointed committee member for the Emergency Disaster Preparedness Committee in her home town and volunteers as a motivational speaker at a local women’s and children’s shelter. She has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Pepperdine University.




Mr. Keane joined Rizk Ventures in 2020. Currently, he is Senior Vice President, Investments of Workspace Property Trust, an owner/operator of suburban office and light industrial space across the United States. Mr. Keane’s primary duties comprise of real estate acquisitions and structured finance. He is responsible for developing both short- and long-term investment plans for the Company, as well as, approving the underwriting and financing for all acquisitions.

Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust, Mr. Keane worked on the CMBS Primary Loan Trading Desk at JP Morgan. While in this position his responsibilities included, loan pricing and hedging, as well as, the structuring and distribution of new issue CMBS and CRE CLO’s.

Leading up to his time in the real estate sector, Mr. Keane served as a Lieutenant onboard the USS New Mexico (SSN-779), fast-attack submarine, where he completed one European Command Deployment.

Mr. Keane received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.




Wil brings to CHTCS over two decades of experience in operations and consulting. Wil began his career as a nuclear engineering operator in the US Navy where he went on to earn a degree from Auburn University, and a commission as a surface warfare officer with a sub-specialty in nuclear propulsion engineering. Following his military service, Wil earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business prior to beginning his consulting career.

A recognized expert in supply chain and operations, Wil has been a featured speaker on operations and procurement at numerous conferences around the world. His consulting experience includes working at some of the largest consulting firms in the world, and building successful boutique firms. He has served dozens of clients across a variety of industries delivering projects in over 20 countries on five continents.

Long committed to community involvement, Wil serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Northern Indiana, and as Chair of its Strategic Planning Task Force. He has also served as a business advisor for graduate programs at the Mendoza College of Business, and sponsors numerous student organizations in local public schools.



Senior Advisor

Scott brings over 15 years of professional experience to Counter Forced Labor. His consulting career has focused on leading projects for Fortune 500 clients to achieve transformational results in technology, operations, and supply chain processes. He began his career as a staff auditor and made the transition to consulting after spending time working through an audit and tax rotational program. Outside of project work, Scott has a particular passion for training and research. He can often be found leading training sessions or writing research papers on the latest trends in the technology and supply chain.

Scott holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (with Honors) in Accounting from the University of Illinois. In his free time, Scott enjoys spending free time with his young daughter and helping out as a member of the Brother Rice Foundation Alumni Committee focusing on CFO duties. He also serves as a mentor to Young Professionals as part of the Armenian General Benevolent Union of New York City.




Steve Treadwell leads the SpareBox Storage platform, which Rizk Ventures launched in 2020. Prior to SpareBox, Mr. Treadwell spent six years with National Storage Affiliates, the US-based self storage REIT (NYSE: NSA), where he served in a variety of roles including Chief Operating Officer. During Steve’s tenure at NSA, the company launched its IPO in 2015 and grew from 130 stores to over 750 stores, consistently achieving the fastest growth rate in the self storage sector. Prior to NSA, Mr. Treadwell spent five years with ProLogis, the world’s largest industrial REIT, where he served in various roles, including Vice President of Treasury Management and Divisional CFO for the North America portfolio. Steve started his career with the US Air Force, where he served for 11 years as an officer and instructor pilot in the C-21 Learjet and the KC-10 Tanker. Mr. Treadwell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the United States Air Force Academy, a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master in Business Administration degree at Harvard University.



Principal and Special Advisor

Stephen has been CIO of LBCW Investments since 2009, managing the SFO for Clay W. Hamlin III who is the founder and longtime CEO of Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC). In 2012, Stephen founded Acrewood Private Holdings to focus exclusively on providing structured solutions to successful entrepreneurs seeking to invest in their own highest conviction ideas, and currently manages a series of nine funds as well as the Acrewood Bridge Credit Fund for real estate entrepreneurs. Acrewood Funds include over 30 first-generation wealth single family offices, and in 2016, Stephen was named one of Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Family Office Investors.

Prior to LBCW, Stephen spent 13 years focused on M&A and structured finance at Citigroup and Deutsche Bank, and prior to investment banking, he founded and sold two software companies to public acquirers. Other than serving as a partner and advisor in Rizk Ventures, Stephen serves on numerous boards including: the Elegantree reg-cap sleeve for $6B hedge fund Orchard Global; Blackstreet Capital, a distressed and turnaround private equity firm and Cendana, a $400M seed VC fund of funds.

Stephen has an AB cum laude in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, and an MBA in Finance from Wharton.




Ms. Poh has over 25 years of commercial real estate property management and accounting experience. In her current role she works as a liaison between the Property Management, Accounting & Finance, Leasing and Construction & Development teams to ensure proper procedures and reporting.

Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust in 2015, Ms. Poh spent 20 years with Liberty Property Trust where she was a Regional Controller for 9 years responsible for financial reporting of over 12 million square feet and a Property Manager for 11 years managing over 1 million square feet of suburban office and flex properties.

Ms. Poh received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Villanova University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation through Building Owners and Managers Institute as well as a Pennsylvania Real Estate license.




Mrs. Kozeniewski joined Workspace Property Trust in August 2016. As the Human Resource Director for Workspace Property Trust, Mrs. Kozeniewski oversees all areas of Human Resources including benefits, compensation, employment law, employee relations, on-boarding, payroll, performance management, policy & procedures, recruitment, and 401k administration.

Mrs. Kozeniewski is an avid Human Resource Professional with 39 years of experience leading Human Resources in Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical organizations along a path of growth and continuous improvement. Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust, she was the manager of Ametek HR programs for 10 years, where she serviced 10,000 employees in Berwyn, PA. Mrs. Kozeniewski began her career in 1981, by opening the Human Resource Department of Bloomingdale’s in King of Prussia.

Mrs. Kozeniewski earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and has taken some graduate classes at Temple University. Mrs. Kozeniewski is the proud mother of five grown sons.




Bringing 15 years of real estate and public accounting experience, Mr. Reilly most recently served as the Portfolio Controller and Assistant Vice President for globally invested real estate trusts advised by AR Global Investments, LLC. There he oversaw accounting for Global Net Lease, Inc. and American Realty Capital – Global Trust II, Inc.

From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Reilly served as a Senior Accountant at Morgan Properties where he was responsible for accounting close, financial statement preparation, and audit management for portfolios of over 108 residential properties. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Reilly held several positions with Deloitte LLP, most recently as an Audit Senior.

Mr. Reilly received his B.S. in Accounting from the Temple University’s Fox School of Business.




Dr. Masci is a board certified cardiologist and managing partner of a large group practice. His managerial and clinical experiences span both the federal and private sectors, including twelve years as a military physician. During the early part of his naval career, he served as an undersea medical officer. He provided medical support to the submarine force and diving community. When Dr. Masci left the Navy, he had attained the rank of Commander and was the CCU Director at the San Diego Naval Hospital.

Dr. Masci has carried his military leadership experience into the civilian healthcare world and is the Chairman of the Cardiology Department at Newton Medical Center. He is also the Medical Director of Cardio-Oncology for Atlantic Health System. Dr. Masci is an appointed member of his local hospital’s Medical Executive Committee and Atlantic Health System’s Ethics Oversight Committee. He also serves on his hospital’s foundation board.

Dr. Masci provides us with a clinical perspective on how our technology interfaces with today’s dynamic health care environment. Dr. Masci received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, his M.D. from Rutgers Medical School, and completed his post-graduate training in the United States Navy.




Chuck James is the former CEO of Red Dot Storage, a 200-store portfolio in the Midwest and Southeast, showcasing automated storage operations in tertiary markets. He has over 23 years of experience leading operations, accounting, finance, HR and IT in multiple industries, including long-haul transportation, banking and private equity. Prior to SpareBox, Mr. James lead the proprietary software and operations automation effort in multiple industries.

Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from TCU.




Kate Matheny is the Chief Financial and Investment Officer of SpareBox Storage and has over 20 years of experience in real estate operations, accounting, and finance. Prior to SpareBox, Kate acted as the CEO of Flatirons Asset Management, a sponsor of tax-advantaged self-storage real estate offerings, and served as the CFO of Red Dot Storage, a top 15 operator of high-quality self-storage properties across the United States. Kate was previously the CFO and COO of One Thousand & One Voices, a private equity fund, the CFO of KRG Capital, a multi-billion-dollar leveraged buyout fund and the Chief Accounting Officer of Black Creek Capital, a multi-billion-dollar real estate investment management firm.

Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance from Colorado State University and a Master of Science degree in Taxation.




Mr. Cardoso served in various capital investment roles at Veris Residential (Formerly Mack-Cali Realty) and its predecessor companies, Cali Realty and Robert Martin Company and most recently serving as EVP and CIO since 2016..

Mr. Cardoso was an Officer of the REIT and Member of the Executive Committee and Investment Committee.

Mr. Cardoso has executed in excess of $15 billion in acquisitions and dispositions throughout his career across various asset classes including Office, Industrial and Residential.

Most recently since 2016, Mr. Cardoso has led the execution of a business plan to transition the company from an Office REIT with 30 million square feet to a Residential REIT with approximately 7,000 multifamily units..

In addition to overseeing the Investment activities for the Company, Ricardo was also responsible for the asset management of the office and Industrial portfolio, increasing asset value and maximizing disposition proceeds..

Prior to the disposition of Mack-Cali’s almost 6 million square foot flex-industrial portfolio, Ricardo reorganized the operations of this portfolio as a separate operating unit and implemented new standards for property management and leasing to drive rent growth and increased operating margins.




Mr. Hansen joined Workspace Property Trust in 2022 as Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Initiatives. Mr. Hansen has more than 14 years experience in commercial real estate asset management, leasing, and business development.

Mr. Hansen joined Workspace Property Trust from WeWork where he served as a Vice President on the Global Real Estate team from 2019-2021. Prior to WeWork, Mr. Hansen served as a Director in the New York region for Boston Properties from 2014-2019. Mr. Hansen began his real estate career in 2009 with Newmark Knight Frank and CBRE where he focused exclusively on asset management and agency representation.

Mr. Hansen is a graduate of Hobart College. Mr. Hansen serves on his alumni class fundraising committee of Woodberry Forest School in Virginia.




Mr. Allen has more than 17 years of REIT executive management and real estate investment banking experience. Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust in August 2017, Mr. Allen was a Managing Director in the M&A and Corporate Advisory Group at HFF Securities L.P., which he joined in March 2017 upon HFF’s acquisition of Hentschel & Company, a boutique real estate investment banking advisory firm where Mr. Allen had been a Managing Director since early 2016.

From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Allen was a senior financial executive at Chambers Street Properties and served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Capital Markets and Finance since 2012. Chambers Street Properties was a publicly traded REIT that merged with Gramercy Property Trust in December 2015 to become the largest industrial and office net lease REIT with an enterprise value totaling approximately $5.7 billion.

From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Allen spent more than eight years in real estate investment banking, including five years at Merrill Lynch and three years at Banc of America Securities, executing a broad cross section of financial advisory and capital raising transactions, including over $9 billion in M&A and financial advisory transactions; 27 public debt and preferred equity offerings, raising over $7.4 billion; and 16 common equity offerings, raising over $3.3 billion.

Mr. Allen has an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from Rice University.




Mr. Eckerd has over 28 years of experience in Property Management. Since 2015, Mr. Eckerd has led our team of senior property managers and overseen customer service operations. Prior to joining Workspace Property Trust, Mr. Eckerd spent 18 years with Liberty Property Trust where he was Senior Property Manager for its Pennsylvania suburban office portfolio. In this role, he was responsible for the management of an eight-million square foot portfolio of office and flex assets in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Mr. Eckerd is a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management. He holds a Pennsylvania Real Estate License and is a member of the Philadelphia chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association. He also holds a LEED Green designation through the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mr. Eckerd received an Associate’s degree in General Studies from the Montgomery County Community College.




Mr. Nichols brings almost three decades of fundamental knowledge in asset management, development and leasing, and approximately 20 years of experience with publicly traded REITs. From 2005 to 2017, Mr. Nichols held various roles including Vice President and City Manager, as well as Vice President & Market Officer for suburban Philadelphia for Liberty Property Trust.

From 1989 to 1996, he was Vice President of Marketing and Property Management for the Nichols Company, a private commercial real estate developer. Mr. Nichols played an instrumental role in the Nichols Company before and during its merger with Brandywine Realty Trust in 1996. He is a past President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP) as well as having served as a member of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors.

Mr. Nichols received a B.S. degree in Economics from East Carolina University and an MBA degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.




Mr. DiLullo joined the Workspace team in July 2015 and brought with him over 26 years of accounting, management, and leadership experience of which 22 years focused on real estate accounting.

Across his noteworthy career, Mr. DiLullo has served as Director of Accounting at Brandywine Realty Trust where he oversaw daily accounting functions of 30 employees across 230 wholly owned commercial office/industrial and JV properties totaling approximately 25 million square feet. Mr. Dilullo also served as Regional Controller at Liberty Property Trust for 12 years. He worked for Deloitte and Touche auditing multiple companies across various industries including Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Blue Cross & Blue Shield and PIDC – all while obtaining his CPA.

As a founding Workspace team member, he was instrumental in producing the company’s talented team of accounting professionals as well as the implementation, start-up, and formation of the company. His institutional knowledge and cultivation of Workspace plays an influential role within the company. As the Director of Property Accounting and Treasurer he is responsible for the daily accounting and cash management as well as the preparing, reviewing, closing, and reporting of the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial information.

Mr. DiLullo graduated from Drexel University in 1989 and holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting.




With 13 years of real estate and public accounting experience, prior to joining Workspace, Mr. Wilson served as Manager of Financial Reporting, Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Assistant Vice President for real estate investment trusts at AR Global Investments, LLC with a focus on healthcare, senior housing assets, triple net retail assets, globally invested retail, and office assets.

Mr. Wilson’s background includes oversight and execution of financial reporting, technical accounting, budgeting, and forecasting for various global entities including American Realty Capital Heathcare Trust and Global Net Lease, Inc. among others. Mr. Wilson has also held several positions with Ernst & Young LLP from 2008 to 2011, most recently as an Audit Senior.

Mr. Wilson received his B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business.




Keith Bush is the Chief Technology Officer at RVH Solutions. Keith is in charge of Website Development, Network & Server Administration, and the Analytics department. Prior to joining RVH Solutions, Keith was the CIO at Workforce Prescriptions. Previously, Mr. Bush was the founder of several successful startups in the fields of Hosting, Financial Transaction Processing, and on-demand Programming. In his spare time, Keith enjoys spending precious time with his valued family and friends.




Dean Kristiniak is the CMO and Co-Founder at RVH Solutions. Mr. Kristiniak started his career as a Laboratory Technician at a hospital in Philadelphia before applying his background in Chemistry to a division of Phillip Morris as a Plant and Quality Assurance Manager. In 1990, he took his first position in Human Resources with GE Betz (a division of General Electric Corporation) where he spearheaded the development and implementation of behavioral assessment and benchmarking. Since departing internal roles in 2000, Dean has completed consulting assignments with industry leading organizations including Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, Boston Scientific and others. Dean met Workforce Prescriptions Founder and President Charlie Dawson at Kenexa (Nasdaq: KNXA) where he worked as a Business Manager for the firms Healthcare Group. Mr. Kristiniak’s expertise is business development and marketing. Dean is a valuable resource with hospital scheduling, modules and functionality across an entire system.




Mary is a board member for New Jersey MGMA and currently works as the Vice President of Process Innovation with RVH Solutions. In her role with RVH Mary works with many health systems across the country to implement workflows to improve care efficiencies. Mary has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare administration and medical practice management. She served as the Executive Director for the Inspira Health Network Medical Group as well as the Management Services Organization (MSO); which services patients in 5 counties of New Jersey. Prior to working at Inspira, she spent 15 years at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), working in ambulatory operations and as an internal operations improvement consultant where she was responsible for leading complex projects supporting the organizations strategic goals. Mary holds a Bachelors from Temple University in Psychology, a Masters of Business Administration in Health Care Administration from Eastern University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration from the executive program at Saint Joseph’s University. She is also Lean and Six Sigma certified and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.




Eric Ellis is the VP of Technology and R&D. Mr. Ellis has been a member of RV Healthcare Solutions’ technology group since its founding. His focus has been on creating technology solutions to solve complex problems associated with the secure and high-quality delivery of video-based programs. Mr. Ellis is also the architect of RV Healthcare Solutions’ Learning Management System. Mr. Ellis attended Mid America Bible College.




Rob Curtis is a retired Police Sergeant from Mahwah PD in NJ. Rob served for 22 years; and completed his career in charge of the Office of Professional Standards. During his 22 years of Law Enforcement experience Robert was a nationally recognized speaker on School Shootings and School Security. Rob traveled to 34 states and completed the training for more than 250 school systems in Emergency Teacher Training and School Lockdown Procedures. This training was presented to more than 10,000 Police Officers, Teachers and School Administrators. Additionally, Rob has assisted multiple Fortune 500 companies on their Emergency Response Procedures and Facilities Security Systems.

Currently Rob is the CEO of Field General Athletic Event Planning, Rob has worked closely with MetLife Stadium and the New York Football Giants for the past 15 years, directing corporate team building events on the turf field for such notable clients as Toyota, Jet Blue, Pepsi, Diageo, Tiffany, and NovoNordisk.

Rob is a nationally recognized motivational speaker and is an FBI certified Hostage Negotiator. In the private sector Rob has been a motivational speaker for the past 15 years working with multiple Fortune 500 companies and many small corporations to motivate, re-inspire and renew the “Corporate Message” with their sales forces.




John has served as an Executive for both public and private domestic and international businesses. His responsibilities have included implementing risk and loss mitigation strategies, governmental compliance initiatives, business assessment and control functions and the implementation of corporate governance practices.

Prior to his business roles, John held various positions with local and federal law enforcement agencies and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. While serving his country John earned degrees from the US Air Force Air University and Community College of the Air Force, earning a BS in Criminal Justice Administration and an AS in Industrial Security Management.

John is also an avid outdoorsmen and self-proclaimed global adventurer.




As the Senior Vice-President of Technology for Counter Forced Labor Technologies, Hooman Hamzeh is at the forefront of technology innovation. With over 25 years of experience in software development and a passion for building and scaling technology startups, Hooman has a track record of driving growth and success.

Hooman began his journey as a self-taught programmer during his teenage years and had already developed the skills to assemble and build computer hardware by the remarkable age of 10. He went on to found and partner with various technology startups, which allowed him to gain a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing early-stage companies.

Throughout his career, Hooman has led teams that have built software successfully rolled out to Fortune 100 companies, demonstrating an ability to deliver innovative solutions to the most demanding clients. Additionally, mobile apps built by teams Hooman has led have achieved remarkable success, hitting #1 in the app store and earning widespread recognition for their creativity and user experience.

Hooman also possesses a deep understanding of cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain, and has been instrumental in developing solutions that leverage these technologies to solve complex business problems. In his current roles, Hooman is focused on developing and implementing these technologies to create products and services that have the potential to revolutionize industries and improve people’s lives.

With his extensive experience, expertise, and passion for technology, Hooman is a true visionary leader who is driving innovation and shaping the future of the tech industry.