oland E. Powell, Jr., President
After working in the real estate industry for five years as an investor and manager, Roland E. Powell, Jr. created Infinite Horizons LLC. As a licensed New York State realtor, he has ample experience in the rehabilitation of single and multiple family properties. Powell’s experience includes minor general contracting and home remodeling. His role as President of Infinite Horizons, LLC is to provide the company with direction in the areas of management, development, and contracting with a commitment to total quality management and customer service satisfaction.
Powell has actively participated in a number of programs aimed at the professional and entrepreneurial development of small minority-owned businesses. Most recently, he successfully completed certificate courses in Residential Property Management and Advanced Building Maintenance with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Housing Education Services. Powell is certified as a building superintendent, receiving certification in 10 hours of OSHA safety courses in safe construction practices. He has received certificates in the following areas: Lead Safe Work Practice, Introduction to Residential Property Management, Introduction to Building Systems, Advanced Building Systems/Plants, Heat and Hot Water Practices. These courses also included training in basic use of tools and cost estimation for building rehabilitation, pest control, fire safety and sanitation practices, and housing maintenance codes, including practices in the general repair of electrical, plumbing, and heating.
Randall E. Powell, Vice President
Randall E. Powell is a licensed New York State realtor and holds a Master of Science from Hunter College in Urban Affairs with a Concentration in Housing and Community Development. For the past two years, he has worked for the Housing Partnership Development Corporation, serving as a project manager in the Division of Real Estate and Homeownership. In this role, Powell was responsible for the project timelines, working with developers, government agencies, non profit organizations, banks, and community and civic leaders. He was responsible for ensuring that all project milestones were met, starting with predevelopment, underwriting and final sale to home purchasers.
In addition, Powell spearheaded a new initiative with the Housing Partnership Development Corporation that acquires foreclosed properties throughout New York City. This pilot program required that he negotiate with banks to establish acquisition price, maintain a program budget, develop a rehabilitation scope of work, negotiate with contractors, and oversee construction timelines, along with developing a marketing strategy to facilitate the resale of the properties to first time home buyers.
Powell has demonstrated project management skills that include monitoring multiple project activities, intervening when necessary to remove roadblocks, negotiating solutions, communicating specific program goals, and ensuring appropriate progress against schedules and budgets. The culmination of Powell’s skills acquired from both his professional and academic backgrounds equipped him with the ability to think strategically to identify new ideas with respect to finding key levers for meeting goals and addressing difficult issues. Powell is a self-starter with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, who works well with professionals at all levels, having the innate ability to develop clear courses of action and facilitate processes for various stakeholders utilizing patience and perspective.
Infinite Horizons, LLC has identified these as key positions that will need to be staffed in
the next three years:
NameTitleKey ResponsibilityConchetta PowellOffice ManagerAdministrative dutiesPaulet GambleSecretaryClerical workTamika AndersonAccounts ManagerBookkeepingRay MckieProperty ManagerMaintenance Coordinating
The Advisory Board
The Advisory Board would consist of a mix of public and private sector companies, individuals, not for profit companies and community based organizations, who share an interest in addressing foreclosures in the boroughs.