Robert Reffkin, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Robert Reffkin is an entrepreneur on a mission to help everyone find their place in the world. He was inspired to enter the world of real estate by his mother, Ruth, a longtime agent who now proudly works at Compass. Robert completed a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University and worked at McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, and as a White House Fellow. He ran 50 marathons in 50 states to raise $1 million dollars for charities — including for America Needs You, the non-profit he founded to serve young people living below the poverty line who are the first in their families to go to college.

Jeffrey Housenbold, Board Member

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Jeff spent 11 years at the helm of leading online retailer and manufacturer, Shutterfly, Inc. He has also held senior executive roles at eBay, AltaVista, Raging Bull, and Winstar Communications; and was co-founder of Accenture’s Media and Entertainment Strategy Practice. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Economics and Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Allan Leinwand, Board Member

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Allan Leinwand is Chief Technology Officer at Shopify, joining in 2021 to lead the engineering teams. Prior to Shopify, Allan was Senior Vice President of Engineering at Slack from pre-IPO, transforming the way work gets done for hundreds of thousands of companies and tens of millions of users. Previously, Allan was Chief Technology Officer at ServiceNow, and has co-founded and held senior leadership positions at multiple companies and was also a venture capital investor for seven years. Allan previously served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley where he taught on the subjects of computer networks, network management and network design. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He co-authored “Cisco Router Configuration” and “Network Management: A Practical Perspective” and has been granted a patent in the field of data routing.

Frank Martell, Board Member

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Frank Martell is President and Chief Executive Officer of CoreLogic, where he leads efforts to provide real estate data and analytics services to real estate professionals, financial institutions, insurance carriers, government agencies, and other housing market participants to help people make their dream of homeownership a reality. Frank has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the marketing, financial services, and business information industries. In 2016, he received the HousingWire Vanguard Award in recognition of his distinguished leadership in the housing industry. Frank serves on the global board of directors of Operation HOPE, a best-in-class provider of financial literacy empowerment for youth, financial capability for communities, and financial dignity for all. He chairs the West Coast Scarlet & Gold Committee of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation and is on the board of directors of Bank of the West.

Josh McCarter, Board Member

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Mr. McCarter serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Mindbody. He joined Mindbody in 2018 and served as Chief Strategy Officer until 2019 and President until 2020 before his appointment to Chief Executive Officer in 2020. Prior to joining Mindbody, from 2010 to 2018, Mr. McCarter served as the Chief Executive Officer of Booker Software, Inc., which was acquired by Mindbody in 2018, and before that as President of Arbitech, LLC from 2003 to 2010, Chief Operating Officer of SpaFinder, Inc. from 2000 to 2002 and Vice President of Business and International Development of Autobytel from 1996 to 2000. Mr. McCarter has also held various board positions with private companies, community organizations, and non-profit organizations including the Young Presidents’ Organization, a worldwide leadership community of chief executives, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at providing support to individuals impacted by type 1 diabetes. Mr. McCarter holds a B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. 

Charles Phillips, Board Member

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Charles Phillips is the former CEO and Chairman of Infor, the third-largest business software applications company in the world. The company provides cloud applications that automate critical business processes for a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Infor, Charles was president of Oracle Corporation and a member of its board of directors. During his eight-year tenure, Oracle tripled in market capitalization and acquired 70 companies. Before Oracle, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in the Technology Group and also served on the company’s board of directors. Charles’ experience as a board member is extensive. He has served on the boards of the Viacom Corporation, the Apollo Theater, the New York Police Foundation, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and President Barack Obama’s Economic Recovery Board.

Steven Sordello, Board Member

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Steve Sordello is the Chief Financial Officer of LinkedIn, where he oversaw the company’s successful IPO in 2011, raised more than $4 billion in capital and completed multiple private and public acquisitions, including LinkedIn's $26.2 billion merger with Microsoft. Prior to LinkedIn, Steve was instrumental in guiding TiVo to profitability. Steve serves on the board of Atlassian and is a trustee at Santa Clara University.

Pamela Thomas-Graham, Board Member

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Pamela Thomas-Graham began her career at McKinsey & Company where she became the first African-American woman to make partner. Throughout her career, Pamela served as Chief Marketing Officer and on the executive board at Credit Suisse, Group President Liz Claiborne, and President and Chief Executive Officer of both CNBC Television and CNBC.com. Currently, she serves as Lead Independent Director on the board of the Clorox Company, and is a board member of Bumble, Peloton, Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son, and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Dawanna Williams, Board Member

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Dawanna Williams is the Founder and Managing Principal of Dabar Development Partners – a real estate development firm that offers modern living solutions with intelligent planning, architectural ingenuity, and environmental integrity.  Prior to founding Dabar, she spent 10 years practicing commercial real estate law, most of that time with the firm Sidley Austin LLP. During her legal career, she has represented major developers, international funds, investment banks, institutional lenders and private equity investors to facilitate a wide range of complex real estate transactions, totaling millions of spatial square feet. Dawanna  also serves on the boards of ACRES Commercial Realty Corp. (NYSE: ACR), Focus Impact Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: FIACU), the New York Real Estate Chamber, the Apollo Theater, and The Trust For Cultural Resources of The City Of New York. She holds an A.B. from Smith College, an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School and a J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.