Our Team

 

Advisory Board

Mr. Rosenberg has over 40 years in banking management, government, information systems and the legal professions. He has worked as a national bank examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency at the US Department of Treasury; was an operation specialist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/Resolution Trust Corporation. He has held the position of Director and Marquis Bank in North Miami Beach, Florida and Beach Bank , also in Miami Beach, Florida. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Board at the Home Federal Bank of Hollywood in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Mr. Rosenberg has a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School of Law, a Business Administration degree from Miami School of Business Administration.

Mr. Coffey is a partner at Coffey Burlington, PL, concentrating on complex litigation at trial and appellate levels, in federal and state courts. He is a former U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida (1993-1996); and most recently Chair, Southern District Conference, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (April 2009 – present).

A frequent teacher and guest lecturer, he has been Guest Legal Analyst providing legal commentary for international networks: CNN International, Telemundo, Univision, Canadian Broadcasting Company; national networks: CNBC, CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX, MSNBC and NBC; and local television: ABC-10, CBS-4, América TeVe, Telemundo-51, Univision-23, TeleMiami. Currently, he appears as a legal analyst and consultant for NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. As a teacher, Mr. Coffey is adjunct faculty member for University of Miami School of Law, Florida Constitutional Law (2008 – present), Florida International University (Administrative Law 2011), and Trial Advocacy Program (1991 – 1993); and a Lecturer in trial skills and substantive law for The Florida Bar, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, University of Miami School of Law, Professional Education Systems, Inc., National Business Institute, Inc. and CLE International, Inc.

He is annually recognized as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Florida “Super Lawyer,” and South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers”, recognized by the National Law Journal as one of its Lawyers of the Year for 2000, as Member of Gore Legal Team.

Mr. Parsiani is a multilingual professional with more than a decade of experience in management and leadership roles. He is focused on contribution and serving as a unique and powerful asset while fully committed to objectives and results. A big picture thinker who draws out the best of people, John Parsiani is a powerful bridge-builder resolving conflicting view through diplomacy and integrity. Open-mined and adaptive, John’s strengths include the ability to establish rapport quickly, influence and inspire others, predict future trends by making uncommon connections, build loyal and effective teams by respecting different points of view, and accommodate and embrace change by inspiring trust.

Pieter A. Weyts is a Partner at NEXT Legal law firm; he is a head of the firm’s M&A and private equity practice with more than 18 years of corporate experience, including mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, private investment funds, cross-border financings, and real estate investments. He takes a pragmatic approach to structure complex business transactions and brings unique international business savvy to advising numerous mid-market companies, family businesses, and private investors. Pieter also advises investment funds and ultra-high net worth clients on their investments in the United States, with a particular focus on real estate assets. He is a member of the board of LatinFinance, an international financial media business based in Miami.

Prior to moving to Miami, Pieter was a Wall Street corporate attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York (2001-2008). While on Wall Street Pieter worked on emblematic transactions like a $1.8 billion equity offering and a $500 million bond offering by ICICI Bank Ltd., India’s largest private bank, which was named Best Offering of the Year by FinanceAsia.

Pieter holds a law degree from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (cum laude) and has a JD from Columbia Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) and an MBA from Columbia Business School (Dean’s List). He speaks 6 languages including Spanish, French, German, Dutch and Italian.

Managing Board

Ron Szukala is a Credit Director at Imperial Fund and a mortgage operations director for A&D Mortgage. Mr. Szukala has more than 23 years ofљ experience in the mortgage industry specializing in mortgage daily operations, technology applications and compliance. He has developed and managed the necessary departments to originate, process, underwrite, close, implement and maintain policies and procedures to comply with all Federal and state regulations including the CFPB regulations for disclosure rules mortgage lending guidelines. Prior to A&D, Ron was a director of operations at Watson and Resmac, served also as asset manager at Fannie Mae for 3 years, underwriting and operations manager at Lydian Data Services and Citi. Mr. Szukala holds BS of Economics from University of Buffalo.

Victor Kuznetsov is a founder and lead investor of Imperial Fund with over 12 years of financial and asset management experience. Mr. Kuznetsov is responsible for day-to-day fund activities supervisory, credit strategy, relationship with main counterparties and investment portfolio. Previously Mr. Kuznetsov was asset manager for private equity firm of gold mining industry investors group for 8 years and earned a substantial experience in managing corporate assets, financial investments, real estate management, he participated in merger and IPO of a public company traded at LSE. Mr. Kuznetsov holds MBA degree from University of Maryland University College where he was a Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He earned a BS in Management as well as Masters degree in Finance from University of Maryland University College.

Max Slyusarchuk is a founder and CEO of A&D Mortgage and co-founder of Imperial Fund with over 20 years of mortgage and banking industry experience. Mr. Slyusarchuk is also a shareholder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Home Federal Bank of Hollywood. He supervising all day-to-day activities and strategic planning of whole mortgage business and responsible for business development and relationship with key partners. Mr. Slyusarchuk started his career in United Financing Inc. National Lender as a VP of Operations, he moved to the same position at A&D Financial Corp in 2005. During 2007-2009 Max was in a lead advisory team for several European RMBS securitizations. Since 2012 he is CEO of A&D Mortgage. Mr. Slyusarchuk holds BS of Economics from MIM University.

Lana Izgarsheva is an Compliance Officer at A&D Mortgage and Imperial Fund. Lana’s experience consist of 18+ years in mortgage business on a several positions at United Financing and then served as president at A&D Financial. She holds BS of Political Science and second BS of International Business at FAU and Law Degree from VSU.

Constantin Anosov is a Vice President of Investment Relationship at A&D Mortgage and Vice President of Imperial Fund with over 9 years of banking, finance, asset and investment management. Constantin’s experience started at institutional broker dealer company as a financial advisor and head of financial advisory responsible for asset management, investment strategy and reporting, then served as a director of private banking division for several years responsible for investment strategy, investor relationship and financial reporting. After successful experience at larger companies Constantin was offered an executive investment manager  position at private equity holding company to supervise the investment strategy of the group projects and managing investment portfolio and direct relationship with investors, after private equity firm he got offer to participate in setting up an Imperial Fund and grow the mortgage operations at A&D Mortgage. Constantin holds Master of Science in Economics and Financial Management from ESST University.

Irina Chulanova is a financial manager of Imperial Fund with over 17 years of financial experience. Mrs. Chulanova is responsible  for all areas relating to corporate financial reporting, communication with internal and external partners and overseeing all company activity and investments. Previously Mrs. Chulanova was a financial controller in Danone International – world recognized public company, where got a great experience in budgeting, analytic and financial technics. Mrs. Chulanova holds Master of Science in Economics and Management from BMST University.

Elena Kuznetsova is an Operations Manager of Imperial Fund with over 10 years of experience in business development and relationship with key accounts. Mrs. Kuznetsova is responsible for day-to-day fund activity, relationship with partners. Previously she served as a manager of business development department in a Greif Inc. – global leading industrial company, providing commercial and contract management support to ensure commercial interests are optimized for the business. Ms. Kuznetsova holds BS of Economics from MSU.

Nick Avgustinov is an IT Director at A&D Mortgage and Imperial Fund with over 14 years of IT development and core system management, he served as consultant at Celltick Technologies and Senior Manager for Accenture Europe for 10 years where he served as a manager of an international clients group and was a leader in top client implementation projects of core-banking system solutions, M&A process and system merging, structuring corporate level software systems and optimizing efficiency.