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Our People Ariel Thomas Nessel

Mr. Nessel, a former strategic business consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, has a degree in business administration, with distinction, from the University of Michigan. As President of Nessel Development, he oversees the acquisition and improvement of properties. Ari focuses his attention on locating, structuring and negotiating acquisitions and adding value to those properties through renovations, energy savings, and managerial improvements. Ariel is devoted to a life of non-violence in the broadest sense of the word. He supports this practice, and his business efforts, through a consistent practice of hatha yoga, meditation and veganism (not eating any animal flesh or by-products). Outside of work, Ari teaches yoga and meditation, and has been featured in Yoga Journal. He very active as an advocate for animals. Ariel lives in the San Francisco bay area with his wife, two young sons and dog.


Birju Pandya
Chief Mindfulness Officer

Birju Pandya focuses on the nexus of money, social good and inner transformation. He is a Managing Director with Armonia, a private equity firm specializing in 'regenerative investing' using nature-based solutions. He is also a senior advisor to RSF Social Finance, focusing on projects which facilitate 'inner impact.' Birju is a longtime volunteer of ServiceSpace, a non-profit that has been popularizing gift culture through numerous portals. Prior to this, Birju was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. He lives in San Francisco, CA.


Jeff Robinson
Chief Development Officer


Daniel Rachman
Chief Abundance Officer


Martin Nessel

Marty has been a certified public accountant for over 40 years and is a former partner of Nessel, Smith, Leff & Borsen in Michigan. He has significant experience in the ownership and management of apartment communities, manufactured housing and retail properties. Martin's expertise in these areas make an invaluable contribution to the management of the ND portfolio.


Wendy Loven
Project Coordinator

Wendy is certified in plant-based nutrition and is a registered yoga instructor that works closely with our properties on sustainability projects such as permaculture and energy conservation. She also coordinates on-site yoga classes and plant-based cooking classes for our residents. Wendy's passion lies in finding ways our properties can do the most good — for our people, the planet and the animals.


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