HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS
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 involving refugees during the Syrian Civil War.
Moti Kahana also manages Kahana Farm located in Randolph NJ.
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.
CAPT Michael A. Durnan USN (ret)
Over 35 years of successful management of diverse organizations within the public and private sector. Hands on experience in strategic planning, leading operations, building P&L, and following prokects through to completion. MS in Financial Management, U.S. Naval Post Graduate school and BA in Mathmatics from the U.S. Naval Academy
Robert Seiden is a well-respected and globally recognized attorney. He has been a practicing New York attorney for over 33 years, including 11 years as a prosecutor in Manhattan and a decade as a receiver over dozens of public companies. Mr. Seiden specializes in using relentless energy, strategic thinking, and creative use of the law to achieve his client’s objectives. Mr. Seiden has been praised over the decades for his successes in litigation, global asset recovery, judgment enforcement, investigations, and court-appointed receiverships. He has represented hundreds of clients before US and foreign courts and several federal and state agencies, including multinationals, high-profile businessmen and celebrities, whistleblowers, and sanctioned persons seeking to clear their name or company under the U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Asset Control. Mr. Seiden has been appointed Receiver 30+ times by over 25 state, federal, and Chancery judges in the U.S. courts and the courts of Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands.
As Managing Partner of Seiden Law Group, Mr. Seiden oversees an experienced team of professionals, including former big-law litigators, field investigators, analysts, forensic specialists, CPAs, retired FBI agents, and ex-intelligence officers. He is a member of the International Bar Association and has been an invited speaker on behalf of the US State Department, The Harvard Club, and Offshore Alert at other conferences.