Experienced professionals is the reason for Elevation Development's success.
Owais Khanani is an entrepreneur based in Orlando, FL. With over 20 years of experience in fields such as Capital Markets, Real Estate, Digital Media, Renewable Energy and Entertainment. Mr. Khanani has established numerous businesses which have resulted in significant profitability. Mr. Khanani’s expertise lies in defining business models and creating a solid foundation by hand picking key management to support growth and strategically identifying opportunities for successful mergers and acquisitions. He was the Founder and CEO of an equity trading company, a company that developed its own proprietary trading technology which traded U.S. Equities. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ryze Group Holdings, LLC which is involved in Acquisitions and Development of Real Estate assets and Ryze Capital N.A., LLC, a private equity firm, which is involved in various industries such as Renewable Energy, Medical, Technology and Film Production.
Shaman Foradi is engaged in the acquisition and general design of the projects for Elevation Development Combining his experience in his field with Elevation Development Engineers and Planners. Shaman Foradi successfully negotiates with the surrounding property owners of any Elevation Development project as well as the governmental agencies to bring about subdivisions that are harmonious with the environment while creating quality of life for the future residences of the project. He is also, involved in networking, in finding common ground with the appropriate parties and conducts neighborhood specification & site condition meetings with planners and builders. He has used his experience to obtain Entitlements for over 1.5 Million square feet of mixed use, retail and commercial in States of Florida, Georgia and as well as the Northern Virginia area.
Kaitlyn Duda is the Operations Director at Elevation Development, LLC. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Central Florida. In her years of professional experience Kaitlyn has gained knowledge in the areas of office management, accounting, human resources, marketing, social media, organizational duties, insurance and construction. With her eagerness to learn, quick thinking and ability to thrive in any environment Kaitlyn has been a great addition to our team at Elevation Development. As an Orlando resident, born and raised, she enjoys working with a company that is always improving our city.
Brittany is the Administrative Assistant with Elevation Development LLC. Brittany began her career in the industry as an executive assistant to the broker of a major residential real estate firm, named a top ten global franchise. Soon after getting her real estate license, she received club awards as a top producer of sales, doubling the industry average. She enjoys working as a team with all parties involved to get a deal closed. Brittany and her family recently moved to Orlando from Virginia and have enjoyed living in Florida.
Vice President Project Development
Sean O’Toole has expertise in all aspects of land/site acquisition, development, construction, and asset management, with a willingness to take on challenges and take real estate projects from concept to occupancy. Sean holds a law degree from Vanderbilt University and is admitted to the Florida Bar. His career path has focused on driving multimillion-dollar residential and commercial developments to achieve top-tier quality with on-time and budget delivery. Sean previously worked as the Director of Project Development for a start-up company based in South Florida, and in Land Acquisition & Development roles with a large national homebuilder.
Kristin Banks is the Marketing Director at Elevation Development, LLC. Kristin has over a decade of successful experience in administration, human resources, construction/engineering, and commercial real estate. Kristin most recently had 4+ years construction administration experience with one of the largest commercial property management companies. Also a professional photographer, she has experience photographing projects both aerially and on ground. Kristin, who is originally from Georgia, moved to Orlando with her husband and two daughters in 2017.