Owais Khanani

Managing Partner

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

Managing Partner

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

Operations Director

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.

Adrianna Williams

Administrative Assistant

Adrianna Williams is the Administrative Assistant at Elevation Development. Adrianna worked for the State of Florida before moving to Orlando in December of 2017 to become the acquisitions manager for a real estate startup. Within a year she became that startup’s systems administrator and data analyst, doubling business volume to the tune of $1.05 million in cash sales. Adrianna brings an interest in urban planning and development, a passion for humanitarian work, and an appetite for innovation.  Adrianna enjoys exploring Orlando’s parks and hiking trails with Chihuahua, Jet, and plans to build a tiny home from the ground up.

Jeff Adelman

Development Manager

Jeff started his real estate career in 1990. He has worked with builders and investors to entitle, design, build, market and sell many homes and communities. He has developed properties in 8 different counties in central Florida. With a degree in Construction Engineering and enjoying building projects for work and for pleasure. Jeff also held a position with the nation’s largest homebuilder for 5 years developing projects from 10M to 60M. Most recently he has worked as an owner’s representative building a new 35M Middle School in Osceola County. His whole family has been involved in Real Estate since the late 70’s.

Kristin Banks

Marketing Director

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.

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