Alice Barnes

Our Staff Alice Barnes Operations Accountant Alice is responsible for maintaining the accounts receivable portfolios across all three Building Hope divisions. She first joined the company in 2009 as an administrative assistant, later became office manager, and took on...

Mohammad Bashshiti

Our Staff Mohammad Bashshiti Director of School Finance and Accounting Mohammad joined Building Hope Services in April 2018. He has been a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia since July 2013. He graduated from Virginia Tech in May 2012 with dual degrees in...

Michael D’Alessandro

Our Staff Michael D'Alessandro General Counsel Michael plays a lead role in drafting and reviewing loan and real estate related documents, as well as serving as corporate secretary to handle corporate governance matters. He has been with Building Hope since 2014....

LeighAnne Daly

Our Staff LeighAnne Daly Director, Real Estate LeighAnne works with charter schools throughout the Northeast to site search; negotiate leases; and finance, design, construct, and occupy their facility. Prior to joining Building Hope’s team, LeighAnne was a Project...

Leda M. DiLeonardo

Our Staff Leda M. DiLeonardo Loan Compliance Administrator Leda joined Building Hope in 2016. As loan administrator, she is responsible for maintaining compliance on loans and real estate transactions. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oral...

Matt Frost

Our Staff Matt Frost Director, Real Estate Matt works to structure project solutions that set schools up for long-term success and minimize potential risks. He joined Building Hope in 2017 and has since worked on over 30 charter school transactions. Prior to joining...