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Our People

Aristotle Makoujy

President & Founder


Aristotle is a Senior at Wilmington Friends School in Delaware.  He has a long history of community service.  Aristotle raised funds to buy and personally distribute blankets to Shady Lane Nursing Home residents in 2017 and 2018.  Last year, he raised two thousand dollars for Kings Things Food Pantry in Swedesboro, NJ. Aristotle has also worked with The Ministry of Caring, Inc. and personally sponsors a family in Costa Rica.

David Atwood

Advisory Board Member


“A California native and current Texas resident, David has an established 20+ year career in Public Works Construction. In 2013, David co-founded Building Blocks for Hope, a non-profit organization focusing on Southern California and Northern Mexico. Using his talents and education endowed by his construction experience, David has been able to grow and expand the organization expediently over the last five years with continued development forecasted in the next upcoming periods. David is married with two daughters and currently resides in North Texas.”

Elliot Pershes, Esq.

General Counsel


Mr. Pershes previously worked as a litigation associate for a well-regarded civil litigation boutique firm, managed electronic discovery projects for top national law firms litigating complex class action cases, and worked in-house for several private corporations. Consequently, he is well-rounded and has a great depth and breadth of knowledge.


He is originally from California and holds a J.D. from  the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Pershes relocated to the east coast several years ago.

Isabella Bradian



Isabella was born and raised in South Jersey. As an undergraduate, she studied Biology at Felician University in Rutherford, NJ. During her time at the university, Isabella was a 4-year varsity softball player. She actively volunteered with campus ministry to collect and deliver for the homeless in Manhattan and Newark. 


She is currently in pursuit to finish her second Bachelor's degree in Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

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