Daniel Neville
Daniel Neville
Partner, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Neville served as AWH's Chief Financial Officer from August 2020 through November 2023 and previously served as the SVP Finance. In these roles, he was responsible for the Company's accounting, finance, M&A, IT and procurement functions. Prior to AWH, Mr. Neville worked at SLS Capital, a special situations hedge fund based in New York. He served as a Managing Director from January 2015 to March 2019 and as an Analyst from April 2010 to January 2015. Previously, he worked as an investment banker at Credit Suisse in the Technology Group, where he worked on mergers & acquisitions and IPO transactions. Mr. Neville earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Duke University.

Leonard M. Tannenbaum
Leonard M. Tannenbaum, CFA
Founder and Executive Chairman of AFC

A macro investor focused on credit for more than 25 years, Len Tannenbaum has underwritten over $10 billion of loans and has taken four entities public. Len has a depth of knowledge in permanent capital vehicles as well as many other SPV’s (special purpose vehicles) such as BDC’s, Hedge Funds and CLO’s.

At the age of 27, he founded Fifth Street Capital out of a two-room office he rented in White Plains, NY, and created an alternative credit asset manager with a nationwide platform with over 150 employees and offices in Palo Alto, Chicago, and Connecticut. Fifth Street was a flexible alternative lender providing capital to developing middle market businesses in all industries. Fifth Street managed $5 billion of assets across multiple private investment vehicles and three publicly traded companies, including two BDC’s (business development companies). After the sale to Oaktree Capital Management in 2017, Len founded his family office which currently manages and allocates capital across varying strategies.

During the pandemic Len founded the REIT, AFC Gamma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCG) a publicly traded, institutional lender that originates, structures, and underwrites loans secured by commercial real estate. In addition, it also specializes in loans to state-licensed cannabis operators.

Raised on Long Island to a Cuban exile mother with a background in education and a father who was the managing partner for a law firm, Len was destined to be driven. He graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a B.S. in economics and an MBA in Finance as part of a sub-matriculation program. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

As a proud Cuban American, he served as a member of the US Senate Republican Task Force on Hispanic Affairs chaired by Senator Orrin G. Hatch and was also a part of the pro-business Cuban Chamber of Commerce promoting the advancement of commercial, industrial, and civic interests.

He is a member of The Wharton Graduate Executive Board, Young Presidents Organization, Family Office Principals Group and Menorah Partners.

Len is an active philanthropist with a special interest in preserving wildlife, helping children, and continuing the development of an entrepreneurial mindset.

He also supports the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Yo Soy Ella, P.A. CASA (Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), Corners Outreach, Chess in the Schools and The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society.

Robyn Tannenbaum
Robyn Tannenbaum
Partner, President

Robyn Tannenbaum began her career in the investment banking healthcare division at CIT Group in honor of her late father, a cardiologist, and her mother, a nurse, with the goal of helping others live longer, healthier lives. She held many positions at CIT Group, primarily focusing on mergers & acquisitions and leveraged finance transactions for middle market healthcare companies. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Finance, concentration in Marketing and Public Relations. Mrs. Tannenbaum successfully managed three publicly traded entities while serving Fifth Street Asset Management as the Executive Director and Head of Investor Relations. Robyn was featured in NASDAQ’s Intro to an IRO (Investor Relations Officer) series. She was named IR Executive of the Year, IR Champion of the Year and Emerging Leader for Marketing, Communication and Business Development by the PR awards.

During the pandemic she partnered with Len Tannenbaum to create the REIT, AFC Gamma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCG) a publicly traded, institutional lender that originates, structures, and underwrites loans secured by commercial real estate. In addition, it also specializes in loans to state-licensed cannabis operators. Robyn’s originations expertise brought in over 700 million in deals to AFC Gamma.

She spearheaded the launch of the AFC Foundation, a non-profit that supports local charities recommended to the Foundation in the borrower’s home state. Robyn believes that cannabis is a regional business where operators become rooted in their local communities. Under Robyn’s leadership, AFC Foundation collected over $100,000 from their borrowers and matched donations.

To date the AFC Foundation has donated to the following charities: Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates Association ("PA CASA"), Yo Soy Ella, The Weldon Project, Corners Outreach and Chess in the Schools. Robyn is passionate about conservation and is event chair for the Palm Beach Zoo. She is an advocate for women in business and donates to Lehigh University College of Business. Mrs. Tannenbaum is happily married and the proud mother to her daughters Gemma & Ember.

Brandon Hetzel
Brandon Hetzel
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Hetzel joined the Company’s external manager in September of 2020 as Controller and has been its Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since March 2023. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hetzel served as VP of Finance for a real estate development and asset management company and spent seven years with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a manager in the REIT audit practice. Mr. Hetzel has over twelve years of real estate and financial management experience focused on real estate and REITs, including multi-family properties, hotels, office buildings, malls, strip centers and condominium development. Mr. Hetzel received a Master of Business Administration, Accounting BSBA and Finance BSBA from the University of Central Florida and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
Gabe Katz
Gabe Katz
Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Katz has over 7 years of experience advising public and private companies in acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate governance matters and continuous reporting obligations. He previously worked in the corporate and securities groups at national law firms and prior to joining AFC Gamma he led the corporate legal team at a unicorn technology company. Mr. Katz received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.S. from the University of Maryland.