Advisors

Barry Leistner

Barry Leistner has more than forty-five years of experience in all phases of construction, especially within the steel industry. I am President and CEO of Koenig Iron Works, Inc., a structural steel and miscellaneous iron company koenigiron.com headquartered in Long Island City, N.Y.  “I have been the owner and managing member of several real estate development companies with the acquisition and development of both new and renovated real estate projects within New York City, Florida, and the Hamptons. I have for more than fifteen years served, and continue to serve as a Director on the Board of Nathan’s Famous, Inc., a publicly traded company. Currently I am involved with five start-up companies as an angel investor and a member of their boards as well. I also serve as the President of the condominium board at Trump World Tower.”

Glenn Edwards

Glenn is the founder of the Chart Organization, LLC which is an investment and management holding company consisting of over thirty assets in numerous industries.  He grew Chart into a diverse investment company with holdings in several industries.  Prior to the foundation of the Chart, Glenn developed his family business into five verticals, which grew to more than six thousand workers, twenty thousand customers and twenty-five branches in seven states. Before selling Chart in 2005, the company acquired fourteen industry competitors and became one of the largest Home Health Care companies on the East Coast.  Glenn is a member of the CRG  investment team and sits of its Board of Directors.  Since 2017 Glenn has worked very closely and guided the CRG team to develop a strong strategic direction and grow the company.

Curtis Granet

Curt is a Certified Public Accountant and Managing Partner of Granet, Rappoport & Co LLP.  He is a Member of both the New York State CPA Society & AiCPA.  Curt has series 7, 63 & Insurance licenses and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LIU School of Business.  Curt has played an extremely important role for the CRG team by continually ensuring that CRG Inc is implementing sound accounting principals as the business continues to grow.  We are grateful for Curt’s knowledge, guidance, and oversite of our business practices to ensure we are scaling responsibly.

Paul Spagnoletti

Paul is President and CEO of Lionheart Maintenance, a Rahway, New Jersey based company. He has over 20 years of industry experience and brought together an elite group of industry talent and former colleagues to form his own company in early 2010.  He brings a reputation for being smart, creative and integrity driven, and his track record for results makes him an industry leader. With offices in New Jersey, New York City & CT, Paul divides his time to support Lionheart’s client base and geographical territory. He leads all aspects of the firm’s business, with a specific focus on developing strategic objectives that advance the company’s mission. Paul joined the CRG team in 2017 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2019.  As a friend and mentor, Paul plays a very important role providing sound advice to the CRG leadership team as they  work to grow the business. 

Michael Senft

Michael is a graduate of Princeton University and the New York University Stern School of Business. His leadership experience spans several industries with extensive expertise in banking and marketing. As co-head of Global Leveraged Finance at Merrill Lynch he was the top global underwriter of leveraged finance. Most recently Michael served as CFO at KLX Inc. where he implemented aggressive business best practice and growth strategies, and significantly increased free cash flow, EBITDA margin, and annual revenue.  The team at CRG is honored to have Michael’s expertise and knowledge as they work to scale across all 50 states.

Ed Hartnett

Ed brings thirty-two years of public safety experience to the CRG team.  He retired as a Deputy Chief with the NYPD and later served as the Police Commissioner in Yonkers, New York.  Ed has extensive experience in public and private sector consulting, operations, business development and marketing strategies. He will help guide business development as CRG continues to grow across the United States.We are honored to have Ed join the team and are looking forward to the law enforcement and private sector experience he brings to the team. 

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