Fun Facts on the A21 Team:  

Allen Furst
President

 

Has jumped out of planes and rappelled down the sides  of tall buildings

 

Has been referred to as Aldo Primo when doing business in Italy many years ago

 

Was Michael Jordan’s financial advisor and confidant at the start of his NBA career

 

Brett Friedman                     

Managing Partner

 

Is a 3rd generation Miamian who loves his home town, but masquerades as a NY'er on a     regular basis

 

Loves raising his "mini me", Jake Parker Friedman, to be the future of A21

 

Is not a "foodie" and would prefer a good Scotch or Wine over fine dining any day

     

Lisa (Furst) Hall

Vice President

Was a 3 sports star athlete in High School (lacrosse, field hockey and basketball)

 

Has seen 25+ Broadway Musicals & usually listens to the Hamilton soundtrack on repeat

 

Enjoys traveling and adventure; has river boarded in Argentina, zip lined in Costa Rica and rode an elephant in Thailand!

 
 

Rachel Davies

Director, Sponsorship Activation

 

Nickname is GreenTea!

 

She’s kind of obsessed with her dog – Mr. Tottenham!

 

Comes from a Brady Bunch family - 2 sisters and 3 brothers which are spread around the country - Chicago, Seattle, Indiana, Flagstaff and Houston!

 

   

 

 

Darrin Cohen

Director, Business Development and Sponsorship

 

Doesn't have a favorite color so whenever people ask him, he always says Aqua and Orange; this is all based on the Miami Dolphins.

 

 

Has two favorite musicians -- Darius rucker and Hootie and the Blowfish. Get it? 

 

Maribel Chaluja

Manager, Production and PR 

 

You’ll always find her rockin lipstick, as she owns every color from Kylie’s Lipkits Collection #Lipkitqueen

 

Cuban Lebanese, FIU & UM graduate who does her nails every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the dot! 

     

 

Elizabeth Stoyanov

Assistant Finance Manager

 

 

Is a Cuban-Bulgarian super mommy of her two beautiful children - Luis & Nena!

 

 

Loves traveling, art, food, music, history, architecture, Marvel, Disney, and her high heels!

 

 

 Myah Holmquist

 Manager, Production

 

Is a Minneosta native and saw the Sunshine State for the first time when she packed her car to move here, and never going back!  

 

Loves cheese so much she can eat a pound of cheese in one sitting.

 

Is a true Belieber! #1 Fan!
   

 

 

Jordyn Epstein

Account Associate, Sponsorship Activation

 

 Loves traveling, laying on the beach, and never goes anywhere without her flatiron.

 

 Has watched every episode of Friends at least a dozen times.

 

 

Nick Timko

Account Executive, Sponsorship Sales 

 

He is a true Michigander that bleeds Honolulu Blue for his Detroit Lions and Maize and Blue for his Michigan Wolverines

 

He is the “self-proclaimed” best Mexican chef from the Midwest, known for his chicken fajitas – made with pre-cooked chicken breast and shredded cheese

 

 

 

 

Elisabet Torrents

Account Executive

 

Originally born in Barcelona, Spain but settled in Miami, FL after spending time in NY and Wisconsin.

 

Is a big animal lover - at one point she had a pet Dove, Iguana, Dog and Cat living in one house!

 

Samantha Roebuck 

Account Associate, Production

 

Favorite gift to date is her lime green Kitchen Aid Mixer.

 

Loves all things dessert, but the Chipwich is her #1.

     

Anthony Gordon

Senior Director, Partnerships

 

Proud dad of 2 amazing boys, Samy and Noah.

 

Born in Montreal. Attended a French school from K-2nd Grad. Yet, I do not speak any French.

 

My wife's Peruvian family affectionately, at least so they tell me, calls me "El Gringo."