Sharestates, an online real estate crowdfunding marketplace, has announced that Nicole Joseph has joined the executive team as the new Chief Operating Officer. Joseph will partner with the company’s CEO, Allen Shayanfekr, to run operations and compliance while broadening infrastructure to support the firm’s continuous growth.
The new hire is accompanied by the completion of the company’s SOC 2 Type 2 Certification, which affirms that Sharestates now meets the security requirements and parameters for storing information on the cloud as laid out by The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). As part of her responsibilities, Joseph will ensure the company continues to operate within these policies guaranteeing customers the highest level of data security.
Joseph experience is in operations, administration, project management and technology. With over 18 years of experience in both small and large firms across various industries, she is described as having driven successful global and regional initiatives, while also spearheading the design of corporate governance and compliance programs. Joseph holds an Executive Master of Science from Columbia University, Executive Education from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University.
“I am joining Sharestates for the opportunity to be a part of an innovative and experienced organization that is driving industry change,” commented Joseph. “I am impressed by what the senior management team has accomplished, and I’m excited about their vision for the future. My intention is to support the company’s strategic goals by helping them build a world class organization.”
Sharestates CEO Allen Shayanfekr said Joseph’s appointment was indicative of his company raising the standards of operations and security within the crowdfunding industry.
“Our new appointment and certification further demonstrates our commitment to the ongoing success of our company, as well as the security of our clients’ sensitive data,” added Shayanfekr.