Chief Executive Officer and Principal Partner
Mr. Moore has more than 35 years of experience in the real estate industry in various roles from architect, project manager, construction manager, to large-scale real estate development. Mr. Moore has extensive experience with public and private projects as they pertain to regulation, design and construction. Mr. Moore is well respected in the industry with diverse project experiences including office buildings, banks, retail stores, restaurants, performing art centers, museums, educational institutions, public sports facilities, warehouses, and single and multi-family dwellings. Mr. Moore has founded several real estate industry related companies as noted below.
President of Panoramic Design, Ltd., a Design and Construction Management Firm located in Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.
President of the American Masterworks LLC, a luxury single family residential real estate development company in Washington, DC. American Masterworks, LLC was the developer of Sacred Trees a Residential project located in Forest Hills, Washington, DC.
COO of the American Design and Construction Company, which was established to service local government agencies and institutional work. ADCCo worked with Turner Construction on Several DC Government Public School projects.
Mr. Moore attended the University of Maryland where he developed his own 5-year Design Curriculum that incorporated Art Studio and Art History, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Urban Planning, Industrial Design /Technology and Landscape Architecture.
Chief Operating Officer and Principal Partner
Kelly Shim is a proven entrepreneurial executive and a leading innovator with over 15 years in education platforms, strategic business modeling and execution (domestic and international), and predictive analytics for outcome driven ventures.
As COO and Principal Partner of GHI, Ms. Shim is responsible for the strategic implementation of GHI company collaborations. Leveraging partnerships with multiple companies driving new sustainability and social impact across diverse industry sectors including next generation agriculture, water purification, alternative energy and STEM education, Ms. Shim develops strategic plans to create unified innovation models focused on generating working solutions to global security concerns.
During her 17- year social entrepreneurship career, Ms. Shim’s accomplishments include the founding of a nationally recognized non-profit, as well as various executive positions and advisory roles focused on social impact ventures.
Ms. Shim earned her M.A. in International Politics from The Catholic University of America, as well as another M.A. in Political Economy from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
Ms. Shim is a board member of The Permanent Legacy Foundation, in their Non-Profit Legacy division, as well as The Pawtricity Foundation. Ms. Shim is also an accomplished classically trained pianist. She has performed as a Solo Pianist in Salerno, Italy, National Symphony Orchestra masterclasses, as well as with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra.
GEORGE W. BROWN
Operations Advisor and Senior Vice President emeritus
George W. Brown’s distinguished 45-year career covers accomplishments in the private, public, and neighborhood communities.
Mr. Brown is a graduate of Howard University and received his J.D. from Georgetown University. He has received many honors, which include the highest meritorious service awards from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the District of Columbia. From 1991 to 1994, he served the District of Columbia government, first as the Deputy Director for Business and Economic Development and then, beginning in 1992, as Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. In 1976, Mr. Brown was nominated by the Secretary of HUD and selected by President Jimmy Carter as a Presidential Executive, working with Bank of America in developing its community reinvestment program. Mr. Brown has been involved in the development of over 300 affordable single-family and multifamily housing developments and five office complexes.
Mr. Brown served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Neighborhoods with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development He authored the Section 202 Elderly Housing Program. He has lectured on Special Housing Needs at Yale and Columbia University, and was a delegate to an UN-sponsored conference on special housing needs in The Hague.
ANTHONY M. RACHAL
SVP of Government Affairs
Anthony M. Rachal III concentrates his practice in civil and commercial matters, with specialties in energy, oil, natural gas, telecom, transportation, and other utilities areas. Mr. Rachal has appeared before the District of Columbia Public Service Commission as Counsel of Record for the American Petroleum Institute in electric rate matters and District of Columbia Taxicab Companies in rate proceedings. Mr. Rachal is familiar with the issues of effective deregulation, because while in private practice, he was involved with the passage of major legislation which deregulated commercial lines of insurance in the District of Columbia.
Mr. Rachal is a former Commissioner of the District of Columbia Public Service Commission (2002-2006), where he was one of three appointed commissioners who regulate natural gas, electric and telecommunications providers and services in the District of Columbia. Mr. Rachal was active in setting policy and establishing regulations to implement these policies as they relate to utilities. As part of the Mid-Atlantic Regulatory Commissioners’ organization for the States of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and U.S. Virgin Islands, Mr. Rachal served as Chair of the Electric Committee. He has participated on numerous electric and telecom policy panels regarding regulatory issues nationwide.
Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Mr. Rachal was in private practice serving as Counsel of Record to various commercial clients, including several Fortune 500 corporations, such as BP Amoco Oil Corp. and Exxon Corp., and he represents clients before the D.C. Public Service Commission. He was also Assistant Director, Office of Mass Transportation, for the D.C. Department of Transportation and Chief Legislative Counsel and Staff Director to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment with the appointed D.C. City Council and the first elected Council of the District of Columbia. This Council Committee was responsible for the passage of all legislation regarding public transportation, highway and transit construction.
Mr. Rachal presently acts as General Counsel to the D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union and other commercial entities, including Washington Regional Transportation Companies. He was a member of the Center for Public Utilities Advisory Council, New Mexico State University; NARUC Committee on Electricity; MACRUS Electricity Committee; as well as a member of the American and Washington Bar Associations.