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 and next-generation solar technology. Its operating companies include GAF, BMI, Grace, GAF Energy, Siplast, Schiedel and SGI, and its related businesses include 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, the Board of Advisors of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance and the Board of Trustees of the Wildlife Conservation Society. 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, real estate and next-generation solar technology. Its operating companies include GAF, BMI, Grace, GAF Energy, Siplast, Schiedel and SGI, and its related businesses include 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

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.

Elizabeth Hioe
Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Hioe oversees all aspects of our human capital strategy, including recruiting, managing, developing, retaining and engaging talent. 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.

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.

John Rebele
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Rebele oversees all financial matters at Standard Industries. Mr. Rebele has more than 40 years of experience at Standard, serving in a number of senior leadership roles. Prior to his role as Chief Financial Officer at Standard, Mr. Rebele was Chief Financial Officer of GAF, Standard’s North American roofing business.

Richard Robinson
Chief Technology 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
Karim Arab
Research Analyst
Will Atkinson
External Communications Associate
Arila Barnes
Director of Cloud Architecture & Software Development
Nina Bo
Assistant
Kristopher Bogdan
AP & Treasury Manager
Tammy Buginsky
Paralegal, Executive Assistant
Katie Butterfield
Vice President, Internal Communications
Valentina Cassata
Vice President, Lead Counsel M&A and Corporate
Douglas Charboneau
Governance, Risk & Compliance Director
Nance Cohen
Executive Assistant
Dorit Corwin
Director, Talent Acquisition
Kerry DeBellonia
Senior Paralegal
Arlene Dick
Head of Tax
Dan Eiding
Management Reporting Analyst
Travis Eidle
Accounting Manager
Rachel Engelstein
Vice President, Chief Litigation & Compliance Counsel
Ann Eydenberg
Director, Talent Intelligence
Sara Farber
Litigation and Compliance Counsel
Louis Feldman
Chief Tax Counsel
Rachel Flamm
Vice President, Senior Tax Advisor
Sheri Freedman
Vice President, Global Risk Management
John Gianukakis
Treasurer
Grady Gillies
Senior Project Manager
Dan Gilmore
Vice President, Assistant Chief of Staff
Rolando Glogowiec
Vice President, Cyber Security Architecture
Russell Gough
Senior Accountant
Renee Greaves
Paralegal and Employment Law Analyst Sr
Erika Greenbaum
Director, Family Office Services
Mark Guerrera
Tax Analyst
Nicole Hart
Vice President, Chief Labor and Employment Counsel
Brenda Heck
Head of Physical Security
Rich Helm
Vice President, Controller
Jamie Hetzel
HR Programs Specialist
Amanda Jacobowitz
Vice President, Assistant Chief of Staff
Todd Johnson
Risk & Intelligence Leader
Mike Kiik
Head of Manufacturing Technology
Juhnmo Kim
Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Gloria Korasadowicz
Executive Assistant
Melissa Larson
Director of Product Data
Alexander Lee
Director of Financial Reporting
Mimi Lee
Financial Reporting Manager
Celeste Levine
Director of Environmental Law, Legal Department
Emily Levine
Talent Acquisition Specialist
David Liu
Associate, Corporate Development & Strategy
Chris Livingston
Director, Cyber Security
Stefanie Machado
Executive Assistant
Tracy MacKenzie
Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Events
Khuram Majid
Vice President, Global Tax Controller
Michael Maratea
Director, Corporate Real Estate
William Matheos
Executive Desktop Support Technician
Komal Mathur
Senior Tax Manager
Gideon Meir
Executive Risk Manager
Luis Mejia
Executive Desktop Support Technician
Colleen Miller
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.

Jack Moffitt
Analyst, Talent Intelligence
Elon Molina
HR Analyst
Stacey Moore
Executive Assistant
Justin Mukkatt
Financial Reporting Analyst
Elizabeth O’Connor
Treasury Manager
David Orticelli
Head of Tax
Keith O’Sullivan
Chief Information Security Officer
Danielle Perlman
Litigation and Compliance Counsel
Carlos Polanco
Senior Accounts Payable Analyst
Lauren Reiser
Senior Associate
Xavier Riley
Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation
Isabelle Rosa
Analyst
Daniel Santasier
Executive Assistant
Bradley Schwartz
Director, Tax Planning and Reporting
Abdallah Simaika
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy
Dana Solomon
Vice President, Human Resources
Karen Sullivan
Internal Communications Manager
Sara Switzer
Vice President, Assistant Chief of Staff
Nicholas Tessitore
Director, Family Office Accounting
Jan Titus
Legal Secretary and Billing Specialist
Virginia Urdaneta
Executive Assistant
Michael Villareale
Director, IT Operations
Gabriella Wall
Accounts Payable Associate
Bailey Warner
Assistant
Kayla Wickes
Office Manager
Lizzie Wolff
Vice President, External Communications
Andy Xia
Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy
Lucy Zhao
Senior Counsel
Peter Zimmer
Director, Global Treasury Operations
Steven Zisblatt
System Administrator