World Class Leadership with Extensive Experience
Michael is leading the union under the merged brand of The Food Hall Co. — between CANAdev’s development and leasing skillset with the Food Hall Co.’s operational strengths — to create a best-in- class food hall team. The Food Hall Co. provides small businesses a platform to establish and thrive as the heartbeat of the communities they serve.
Prior to founding CANAdev, Michael was a Partner at The Cordish Company, where he was integrally involved in the development and leasing of The Power & Light District in Kansas City, Seminole Paradise in Hollywood, FL, and 4th Street Live!, an entertainment district in Louisville, KY.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Yale University. Michael is married with 3 children and is currently splitting his time between Plano, TX, and Baltimore, MD.
VP of Curation
Kulsoom has 25+ years of food and beverage experience in the restaurant, retail, entertainment, travel & leisure, and hospitality sectors, across public Fortune 500 and privately held organizations.
She has worked in R&D with renowned chefs throughout her career. Kulsoom was featured in Nation’s Restaurant News as one of the top 50 R&D culinarians in the country. Her primary focus is on engaging culinary experts who are passionate about turning each meal into an experience. Kulsoom holds a BA and MBA from Cornell University and has lived and traveled all over the world.
Chief of Staff
Betty Guerra is a Texas native, born and raised in Houston but now splits her time between Austin and Plano. She brings nearly 20 years of experience supporting C-level Executives with strategic initiatives, project planning, human resource support, and more!
Senior Director of Entertainment
Senior Director of IT
Director of Operations
Entertainment Marketing Manager
General Manager – Assembly Food Hall
General Manager – Legacy Hall
Looking to join our team?
We’re reshaping an entire industry. If you’re a trailblazer with the talent, experience, and motivation to help us redefine how people gather, eat, drink, and celebrate, we want you on our team.