The Team

HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

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Moti Kahana

FOUNDER AND CEO

Mordechai (Moti) Kahana (Hebrew: מוטי כהנא‎; born February 28, 1968, Jerusalem, Israel) is an Israeli-American businessman and philanthropist. He is most notable for his work for the civil war refugees 

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Stuart Seldowitz

SENIOR CONSULTANT IN HUMANITARIAN DIPLOMACY

Stuart Seldowitz brings a distinguished career in federal and state government with interests in governmental, political, and business fields. Mr. Seldowitz comes to his work at GDC after nearly a thirty year career with the United States Department of State and New York State. e government, Mr. Seldowitz designed state level programs to help New York companies identify market opportunities, attract foreign investment to New York, and compete successfully overseas.
Mr. Seldowitz is a three-time winner of the State Department’s Superior Honor Award. He speaks fluent Spanish and is a graduate of George Washington University.

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Richard Frankel

OUTSIDE COUNCIL

Mr Frankel provides legal services for GDC leveraging 25 years in the FBI. Mr. Frankel led several FBI field divisions as the Special Agent In-Charge. In this capacity Mr. Frankel oversaw criminal investigations, as well as undercover and tactical operations, while actively working to lead organizational transformational efforts to transition to a threat-based, intelligence-led operating posture.

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Robert Seiden

OUTSIDE COUNSEL

Mr. Seiden provides legal expertise to GDC. A former prosecutor, lawyer, global forensic investigator, court-appointed receiver and founder and President of Confidential Global Investigations (“CGI”) (formerly Confidential Security & Investigations). Robert was a Senior Prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, New York City from 1988 to 1999, where he investigated and prosecuted cases of money laundering, fraud, embezzlement and other white collar and violent crimes.