About Us

The Team
Team member
Damien V. Alexander
Co Founder
Damien V. Alexander is a native Washingtonian and has been a trusted
legal advisor to corporate senior management and clients for over 15 years
as both outside and in-house counsel. Mr. Alexander has significant
experience managing complex corporate transactions, labor and
employment issues, complex litigation matters, and intellectual property
portfolios as well as providing advice and counsel in connection with
corporate organization, real estate, financing, debt collections, and governmental
regulations and obligations. He served on the M&A team providing legal
support to BET Networks in connection with Viacom’s $3 billion acquisition
of BET and the spin-off of the excluded assets.
Mr. Alexander graduated from Catholic University of America, with a
Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory and minor in German and received his
Juris Doctorate from American University’s Washington College of Law.
He also received an Executive Leadership Development Certificate from
the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and a Cable
Executive Management Program Certificate from Harvard Business
School. He is a member of the Maryland, West Virginia and District of
Columbia Bars.
Mr. Alexander is a dedicated public servant who serves as a fire rescue
volunteer with the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department in
Bethesda/Potomac Maryland with 20+ years of experience; and as a 10+
year member of the fire department’s board of directors, serving in a
principal leadership role in the overall management of the fire department.
Team member
Josh Pollak
Co Founder
Josh Pollak has been building homes in suburban Maryland and South Carolina’s
most exclusive neighborhoods since 1995. He brings over 25 years of
experience in nearly every aspect of residential and light commercial
construction. Josh has completed over 50 custom homes and renovations, as
well as condo conversions, beach properties, multifamily renovation, and even a
restaurant build-out.
Josh has been in the building and real estate business his entire life. His hands
on approach, along with a specific knowledge of many trades, leads to homes
that are not only well constructed, but also well thought out for the future.
Josh has prided himself on quality craftsmanship, spectacular design, and
second to none customer service. Josh has been committed to helping his
clients create their dream home and has been personally there to guide them
through every step of the design and construction process.
Josh is now bringing this same industry expertise and superior customer service
to assist other builders and real estate entrepreneurs who seek funding from AF
with the hope that they too will achieve and experience a similar level of success
in this dynamic real estate industry.