The people who make it happen.
Michael Mandel is an Associate in Grubb & Ellis’ New York Office. Grubb & Ellis is a corporate real estate services, investment and advisory firm. He provides tenant and owner representation, strategic and portfolio planning, and location and market analysis.
Michael has been named Grubb & Ellis’ 2007 National Rookie of the Year, as well as one of Real Estate New York’s 30 Under 30 in 2008. He has a strong background in the entrepreneurship arena having developed several start-ups and chaired the Babson Entrepreneurial Exchange. He is an entrepreneur himself, in the midst of launching a web-based social and professional networking application. Michael graduated Cum Laude from Babson College with a B.S. in Business Management and a concentration in Entrepreneurship.
Jenna J. Corman is currently a full-time student at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service obtaining a Master of Public Administration degree with an expected graduation date of May 2009. Prior to enrolling in graduate school she worked at JESNA as a Development Associate and The Curriculum Initiative (TCI) as the Events & Communications Associate. Jenna has interned for Big Duck Consulting, Teach for America, and the National Yiddish Book Center. She is very active in the Jewish Community and has served on the boards of several organizations include the Greater Boston BJE and CJP. Jenna graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.
Avi Deitcher is founding CEO of operations consulting firm Atomic Inc., which specializes in back-office operations, including call-centers, network & security operations centers, help desks, finance departments and online services. Avi has worked with numerous businesses, large and small, to directly improve their profitability by increasing the efficiency of their operations. Prior to founding Atomic, Avi served in small startups and large Fortune 500 firms in various operational capacities, including CIO, VP Enterprise Management and Director of Product Development. Avi served in the Israel Defense Forces in both regular service and reserves. He holds dual American and Israeli citizenship, and is fluent in English, Hebrew and French. Avi holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Duke University, where he graduated with top honours as a Fuqua Scholar.