Ryan Rhed

Ryan Rhed

Ryan Rhed

About Ryan

Ryan oversees all accounting, financial reporting, lender compliance, treasury management, risk mitigation, and insurance for Paradigm Development.  He also helps oversee the tax compliance/planning, insurance/risk management, construction finance operations, information technology, human resources, management finance operations and partner relations for the Paradigm Companies.

Ryan is on the Board of Directors for the Spanish Education Development Center. He has more than 12 years’ experience in accounting, tax and finance for real estate and construction companies and their principals. Before joining Paradigm, Ryan spent more than six years in public accounting at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s (Formerly Beers & Cutler PLLC) Washington, DC metropolitan office.

Ryan has been a certified public accountant since 2009 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Lycoming College.

 

 

Jimmy Dodson

Jimmy Dodson

Jimmy Dodson

About Jimmy

Jimmy handles the development, design, construction and management of high-rise residential properties with Paradigm Development. He also oversees Paradigm’s retail development and construction. Jimmy serves as treasurer and board member of the Mt. Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District. Before joining Paradigm in 2005, he worked with FFI Real Estate USA, LLC as an investment analyst and interned with WestWind Capital Partners, LP, the acquisition and asset manager for a German open-ended real estate fund.

Jimmy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Real Estate and Corporate Finance from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

Micheline Castan Smith

Micheline Castan-Smith

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About Micheline

Micheline handles the development, design, construction and management of the high-rise and mid- rise residential properties, and common area renovations from development through implementation with Paradigm Development Company.  She also handles Paradigm’s for-sale development, construction and sales division.  Micheline has been with Paradigm since its inception and over the past 25 years, has had the unique opportunity to play a key role in the strategic direction and capacity building in critical areas of Paradigm, including accounting, management and construction prior to joining the development team.  Micheline is also committed to ensuring that quality housing is accessible to all and thus she serves as a board member for both Culpepper Gardens in Arlington, VA and the Eisenhower Partnership in Alexandria, VA.  She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Human Resources and Business Administration from Columbia Union College.

Charlie Whitley

Charlie Whitley

Charlie Whitley

Who I am

Charlie has facilitated ground-up urban high-rise development for more than 3,000 apartments with Paradigm Development. He has worked with the company for 10 years and brings 21 years’ real estate experience in the Washington metro area. Charlie received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at The University of Virginia.

Patricia Beyer Smith

Patricia Beyer Smith

Patricia Beyer Smith

About Patricia

Patricia is responsible for overseeing all activities related to accounting, cash management, financial reporting, tax reporting and preparation for Paradigm Companies. She is also a student pilot, currently pursuing her private pilot license. A principal since the company’s inception in November of 1991, Patricia worked for Paradigm’s predecessor organization (National Development Corporation) as a vice president, and, before that, was employed by Pittsburgh National Bank as a loan administrator. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Stanley W. Sloter

Stanley W. Sloter

Stanley W. Sloter

About Stanley

President and founder of the Paradigm Companies, Stanley manages Paradigm’s daily responsibilities as a full-service development, construction and property management firm.

Beyond his Paradigm responsibilities, he also teaches a graduate-level real estate development course during the fall semester at The George Washington University. Before initiating a career in development, Stanley worked in construction lending with Pittsburgh National Bank. An active community member, he is a founder of Rocketship Education (a DC charter school) and serves as both the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Lycoming College and a member of the Board of Trustees for The Washington Center for Academic Studies.

Stanley is a longtime supporter of Teach for America in DC and an advocate for affordable housing. He has served on the DC Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force, the Arlington County Housing Commission and the City of Alexandria Affordable Housing Work Group. Stanley is a graduate of Lycoming College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, and has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh.