Our Team

Our Team

Our team is our
greatest strength

With over 20,000 employees, we’ve cultivated an environment that thrives on innovation and invests in the long-term success of our employees.

David Millstone

Co-Chief Executive Officer

David J. Millstone is co-Chief Executive Officer of Standard Industries, a privately-held, global industrial business.

With over 20,000 employees and operations in more than 80 countries, Standard Industries’ businesses span a broad array of holdings, technologies and investments—including both public and private companies from early to late-stage—as well as world-class building solutions, performance materials, real estate, logistics and next-generation solar technology. Its operating companies include GAF, BMI, Grace, GAF Energy, Siplast, SGI, Schiedel and Standard Logistics, as well as Standard Investments and Winter Properties.

Mr. Millstone is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School and currently serves on the University Council at Yale and the Board of Advisors of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance. With his wife, Jennifer, he is active in supporting a number of civic organizations, including the Partnership for Public Service, the 92nd Street Y, the Fortune Society and the Bard Prison Initiative.

David Winter

Co-Chief Executive Officer

David S. Winter is co-Chief Executive Officer of Standard Industries, a privately-held, global industrial business.

With over 20,000 employees and operations in more than 80 countries, Standard Industries’ businesses span a broad array of holdings, technologies and investments—including both public and private companies from early to late-stage—as well as world-class building solutions, performance materials, logistics, real estate and next-generation solar technology. Its operating companies include GAF, BMI, Grace, GAF Energy, Siplast, SGI, Schiedel, and Standard Logistics, as well as Standard Investments and Winter Properties.

Mr. Winter is involved in various civic and charitable endeavors, including serving on the Board of Directors of Conservation International and on the Board of Trustees for The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Carnegie Hall. He is also a Trustee of the New York City Police Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City. Mr. Winter is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and resides in New York City with his four children.

Meet the leadership team
of Standard Industries

Yaron Ben David
Chief Digital Officer

Mr. Ben David is responsible for Standard’s advanced technologies and next-horizon digital capabilities strategy and oversees Standard’s cybersecurity function. He joined Standard after 25 years in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), where he served in senior leadership positions for more than 15 years. Most recently, he was the Deputy Commander of Unit 8200 at the rank of Colonel. He graduated with honors from Tel Aviv University with two Bachelor’s Degrees, in both Middle Eastern Modern History and Laws. He also has a Masters in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University as well as a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University.

Alexandra Burban
Head of Corporate Development and M&A

Ms. Burban serves as Head of Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions at Standard Industries, overseeing all mergers and acquisitions activity and corporate development across all of Standard's businesses. Ms. Burban joined Standard from Evercore, where she was a Senior Managing Director, most recently serving as the Head of Asia Cross-Border Advisory globally. Previously, she held leadership positions in Investment Banking and Investment Management at Lehman Brothers and earned a BBA and BA at The University of Texas at Austin.

Diana Dragon
Head of Global Insights
Elizabeth Hioe
Chief Administrative Officer

Ms Hioe provides counsel and leadership on strategic initiatives across all of Standard's businesses. She oversees the Global Human Resources function and Standard's Internal Communications as well as Philanthropy and Special Events. Prior to joining Standard, Ms. Hioe was a Partner at McKinsey & Company and was a leader in the firm’s Global Organization Practice, advising clients across industries on topics related to talent strategy, organization design and change management. She earned her MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Rice University.

Beth Kseniak
Head of External Communications

Beth Kseniak oversees external communications for Standard Industries. Prior to joining Standard in 2019, Ms. Kseniak served as Executive Director of Communications at Vanity Fair, where she was responsible for the magazine’s global communications strategy for 25 years. During her tenure with Vanity Fair, Beth served as chief spokesperson and editorial advisor for editor Graydon Carter and was responsible for the magazine’s communications and branding across print and digital as well as managing media coverage for all Vanity Fair events.

Richard Nowak
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Nowak oversees all operations at Standard and its operating companies, serves on Standard’s Executive Committee, and advises the firm on all matters related to the operating companies and future M&A activities. Prior to this, Dick served as GAF’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for many of the operational innovations that have defined the roofing industry. Dick also served as President and CEO of Elk Corporation and Elk Building Products.

Mark Patrick
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Patrick oversees all financial matters at Standard Industries. Before joining Standard, he served as Chief Financial Officer of its affiliate, BMI Group. Before coming to BMI, Mr. Patrick was CFO of Syngenta, a leading multinational agrochemical and agritech company. He spent 26 years at Syngenta in a range of finance roles across Europe, the United States and Asia.

Jason Pollack
Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Pollack is responsible for all aspects of legal affairs at Standard Industries. He has been with Standard and its affiliates since 2003, serving in a variety of senior roles. As global General Counsel, Mr. Pollack advises and consults on strategic initiatives and transactions, regulatory and compliance matters and significant litigations. He oversees a legal team of subject matter experts who sit in offices around the world.

Richard Robinson
Chief Information Officer

Mr. Robinson is responsible for Standard Industries’ technology strategy addressing business challenges, requirements and needs. He also oversees global IT functions and the overall strategic technology roadmap for Standard’s operating companies. Before joining Standard, Rich served as CTO for CSDC Systems. He is an active advisor in the Austin Tech Community and holds a seat on the Board of Directors for Beneplace. Rich served as an Army Communication Officer in the U.S. Army for five years on active duty, and three years of reserve duty.

Hamilton South
Chief of Staff

Hamilton South serves as Chief of Staff at Standard Industries. Mr. South has over 30 years of operational, marketing and branding experience. Prior to joining Standard, Mr. South founded HL Group, a leading strategic marketing and communications firm, and served as CEO, supporting a global roster of clients. Prior to HL, Mr. South was the President and Chief Marketing Officer of Ralph Lauren and began his career in publishing as the Editor at Large for Vanity Fair. Mr. South has also served on a number of boards both public and private.

Our Team

Igor Alovert
Innovation Labs Director
Meaggen Anderson
Personal Assistant
Will Atkinson
Senior Associate, External Communications
Carly Biegel
CSR & Events Coordinator
Nina Bo
Kristopher Bogdan
Head of Accounts Payable
Angelo Bossini
Junior Data Engineer
Katie Butterfield
Vice President, Internal Communications
Rhonda Campbell
Corporate Paralegal
McKenna Carr
Special Projects Director
Valentina Cassata
Senior Vice President, Lead M&A
Francois Cedoit
Financial Reporting Manager
Douglas Charboneau
Governance, Risk & Compliance Director
Gwendolyn Chu
Manager, Global Vulnerability Management
Calleigh Civiletti
Global Tax Reporting Manager
Gabriella Cohen
Accounts Payable Associate
Nance Cohen
Executive Assistant
Dorit Corwin
Vice President, Talent Acquisition
Jeff Dennis
Cyber Security Program Director
Arlene Dick
Head of Tax
Elizabeth Eckhardt
Application Security Architect
Dan Eiding
Junior HR Generalist
Travis Eidle
Senior Accounting Manager
Rachel Engelstein
Senior Vice President, Chief Litigation & Compliance Counsel
Ellen Esposito
Director, Facilities
Ann Eydenberg
Director, Talent Intelligence
Sara Farber
Sr. Litigation Counsel & Director of Privacy
Louis Feldman
Chief Tax Counsel
Rachel Flamm
Vice President, Senior Tax Advisor
Meredith Flanigan
Talent Acquisition Associate
Sheri Freedman
Vice President, Global Risk Management
Kelly Fry
Business Intelligence Director
Jonathan Garcia
Executive Desktop Support Technician
Juan Carlos Garcia
Red Team Analyst
John Gianukakis
Grady Gillies
Senior Project Manager
Dan Gilmore
Chief of Staff
Michael Giordano
Senior Red Team Analyst
Rolando Glogowiec
Vice President, Cyber Security Architecture
Russell Gough
Accounting Manager
Renee Greaves
Paralegal and Employment Law Analyst Sr
Erika Greenbaum
Director, Family Office Services
Mark Guerrera
Senior Tax Associate
Marc Hall
Director, Cloud Architecture & Software Development
Nicole Hart
Senior Vice President, Chief Labor and Employment Counsel
Mike Hasselmann
Senior User Experience Designer
Brenda Heck
Head of Physical Security
Rich Helm
Vice President, Controller
Jamie Hetzel
HR Programs Specialist
Ali Hyman
Director, Special Projects
Amanda Jacobowitz
Chief of Staff
Nikita Jadhav
Machine Learning Operations Engineer
Kelly Jin
Mike Kiik
Head of Manufacturing Technology
Juhnmo Kim
Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Gloria Korasadowicz
Executive Assistant
Kevin LaGatta
Cloud Security Architect
Josh Lampley
Reception and Facilities Assistant
Mimi Lee
Financial Reporting Manager
Sandra Leffler
Senior Executive Assistant
Celeste Levine
Director of Environmental Law, Legal Department
Emily Levine
Project Manager, Talent
Jeffrey Leyva
Manager, Management Reporting
Stefanie Machado
Executive Assistant
Tracy MacKenzie
Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Events
Khuram Majid
Vice President, Global Tax Controller
Sahisnu Malapati
Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy
Aviel Marciano
Executive Protection Manager
William Matheos
Manager of End User Services
Komal Mathur
Senior Tax Manager
Ryan McGowen
Financial Reporting Analyst
Luis Mejia
Executive Desktop Support Technician
Colleen Miller
Senior Associate
Scott Milsom
Head of Real Estate Development

Mr. Milsom leads the development and construction effort for 40 North. Prior to joining 40 North, Mr. Milsom led the re-development of Industry City in Sunset Park Brooklyn, a 6-million square foot complex, for Jamestown, Angelo Gordon and Belvedere Capital. Previously, Mr. Milsom was Vice President of Development at Vornado Realty Trust.

Elon Molina
HR Analyst
Jenn Moore
Senior Vice President, Talent
Stacey Moore
Executive Assistant
Julie Nelson
Executive Assistant
Watson Ng
Treasury Associate
Elizabeth O’Connor
Senior Treasury Manager
David Orticelli
Head of Tax
Luis Paredes-Sanchez
Management Reporting Analyst
Vlad Polishchuk
Vulnerability Analyst
Lauren Reiser
Xavier Riley
Head of Digital Strategy & New Ventures
Isabelle Rosa
Nicole San Filippo
Cyber Security Project Manager
Daniel Santasier
Executive Assistant
Bradley Schwartz
Director, Tax Planning and Reporting
Roksolana Sierant
Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Dana Solomon
Vice President, Human Resources
Karen Sullivan
Internal Communications Director
Sara Switzer
Vice President, Assistant Chief of Staff
Serena Tan
Digital Program Manager
Nicholas Tessitore
Director, Family Office Accounting
Jan Titus
Legal Secretary and Billing Specialist
Virginia Urdaneta
Executive Assistant
Michael Villareale
Director, IT Operations
Christina Voskanian
Executive Assistant
Braxton Wallace
Financial Reporting Analyst
Alex Wallis
Junior Data Engineer
Bailey Warner
Lizzie Wolff
Vice President, External Communications
Andy Xia
Associate, Corporate Development & Strategy
Binyao Zhu
International Tax Planning Manager
Peter Zimmer
Director, Global Treasury Operations
Steven Zisblatt
System Administrator
Artem Zvyagintsev
Data Scientist
Wael Zwain
Corporate M&A Counsel