We specialize in hospitality & design.

Each Bond Collective employee and amenity are resources that enable our members and their businesses to thrive. Our diverse locations authentically represent their larger surrounding communities and embody a quiet sense of luxury, allowing you and your work to take center stage.

We're defined by people, not buildings.

We build passionate communities with a hospitable approach so that you can be as creative, comfortable, and empowered as possible. At Bond Collective, you’ll always be accepted, respected and welcomed.

We Believe In...

Passion

We believe in doing good work with the highest level of integrity. From the moment you step in the door, our dedicated and detail-oriented staff is invested in helping you succeed.

Relationships

We believe in people, and the magic that happens when you build authentic connections. We create warm and supportive environments where you have the space to network and foster meaningful bonds.

Uniqueness

We believe in the power of our differences. Each one of our locations are uniquely designed to reflect the personality of each community and their environment.

"Bond Collective’s dreamy new outpost will make you want to come to work—and perhaps never leave.."

Kathryn McKeever Dwell Magazine

Meet the Team

Elie Deitsch

President and Co-Founder

Elie oversees all of Bond Collective’s financial, design and leasing operations for all current and future spaces. Elie's extensive experience in real estate development started by running his own coffee shops in Queens and Brooklyn before developing Elbo Construction with Shlomo Silber. Previous to his role at Bond Collective, he owned and operated a conglomerate of skilled nursing facilities. Elie enjoys spending time with his five kids and heading upstate during the summertime.

Elie oversees all of Bond Collective’s financial, design and leasing operations for all current and future spaces. Elie's extensive experience in real estate development started by running his own coffee shops in Queens and Brooklyn before developing Elbo Construction with Shlomo Silber. Previous to his role at Bond Collective, he owned and operated a conglomerate of skilled nursing facilities. Elie enjoys spending time with his five kids and heading upstate during the summertime.

Shlomo Silber

Co-Founder and CEO

Shlomo Silber is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bond Collective. As the visionary behind the company, Silber’s vast experience in the real estate and development sector allowed him to identify a gap in the marketplace for a hospitality-driven, member-centric workspace, driving him to found Bond Collective in 2012 with partner, Elie Deitsch. An entrepreneur at heart, Silber was also the founder of Elbo Construction, a company that specialized in luxury apartment, brownstone, condominium and office suite renovations. Prior to that, he was a property and project manager across a substantial residential portfolio in New York City. While Silber heads up Bond Collective as CEO, he’s not afraid to put his handyman skills to the test by fixing a broken table or chair for members. He currently lives in Queens with his wife and four sons, all under the age of 9, is a cross-fit fanatic and takes any chance he can get to explore hiking trails throughout the country. 

Shlomo Silber is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bond Collective. As the visionary behind the company, Silber’s vast experience in the real estate and development sector allowed him to identify a gap in the marketplace for a hospitality-driven, member-centric workspace, driving him to found Bond Collective in 2012 with partner, Elie Deitsch. An entrepreneur at heart, Silber was also the founder of Elbo Construction, a company that specialized in luxury apartment, brownstone, condominium and office suite renovations. Prior to that, he was a property and project manager across a substantial residential portfolio in New York City. While Silber heads up Bond Collective as CEO, he’s not afraid to put his handyman skills to the test by fixing a broken table or chair for members. He currently lives in Queens with his wife and four sons, all under the age of 9, is a cross-fit fanatic and takes any chance he can get to explore hiking trails throughout the country. 

Elide Rathborne

Director of Design

Elide Rathborne has been the Director of Design at Bond Collective since 2015.  She oversees every detail associated with the creation of each location while working closely with architectural, contractor and in house procurement teams to ensure timely and well developed spaces. Her creative points of view are rooted in history and travel. She is a graduate of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and has been featured in Dwell Magazine and Mic.com’s series “Reinventing the Workplace.” Her mission is to bring confidence and joy to members through their work environment.

Elide Rathborne has been the Director of Design at Bond Collective since 2015.  She oversees every detail associated with the creation of each location while working closely with architectural, contractor and in house procurement teams to ensure timely and well developed spaces. Her creative points of view are rooted in history and travel. She is a graduate of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and has been featured in Dwell Magazine and Mic.com’s series “Reinventing the Workplace.” Her mission is to bring confidence and joy to members through their work environment.

Virgilio Mendez

Community Manager

Virgilio is a passionate and dedicated hospitality professional with over nine years of experience in the hotel, residential and commercial real estate industries. With New York City serving as his base, Virgilio finds inspiration daily in the dynamic New York real estate landscape. The fast paced and competitive nature of the industry led him to pursue and obtain a Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Johnson & Wales University. His drive to create memorable and unique experiences unearthed a deep interest in coworking spaces. Inspired by his love of food, music, and yoga, Virgilio is always on the hunt for the perfect wine pairing, discovering new sounds at many of the city's famed venues, and finding the perfect location to inhale and exhale.

Virgilio is a passionate and dedicated hospitality professional with over nine years of experience in the hotel, residential and commercial real estate industries. With New York City serving as his base, Virgilio finds inspiration daily in the dynamic New York real estate landscape. The fast paced and competitive nature of the industry led him to pursue and obtain a Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Johnson & Wales University. His drive to create memorable and unique experiences unearthed a deep interest in coworking spaces. Inspired by his love of food, music, and yoga, Virgilio is always on the hunt for the perfect wine pairing, discovering new sounds at many of the city's famed venues, and finding the perfect location to inhale and exhale.

Catherine Fischer

Community Manager

Catey holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Maine and has worked in the Building Code and Zoning consultation field for five years at one of the top expediting firms in the city. Originally from Brooklyn, Catey loves to see how New York’s historic charms combine with modern architecture and decor to make NYC one of the most interesting cities in the world. One of her greatest joys is walking through the city and seeing the result of projects she helped to actualize. Outside of work, Catey enjoys museums, hockey games at MSG, and snuggling with her cat Fred on a lazy day.

Catey holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Maine and has worked in the Building Code and Zoning consultation field for five years at one of the top expediting firms in the city. Originally from Brooklyn, Catey loves to see how New York’s historic charms combine with modern architecture and decor to make NYC one of the most interesting cities in the world. One of her greatest joys is walking through the city and seeing the result of projects she helped to actualize. Outside of work, Catey enjoys museums, hockey games at MSG, and snuggling with her cat Fred on a lazy day.

David Mordkovitch

Director of Construction

David has over 10 years of experience in construction and real estate development. He began his career in the field where he gained valuable day to day knowledge on a job site. He then moved into the role of project manager where he oversaw all phases of construction including budgeting, contract negotiations, scheduling and communication between ownership, trades, architects, engineers and expeditors. His attention to detail and work ethic have helped him successfully build luxury residential townhouses, condominiums, commercial and shared living spaces. David’s passion for what he does has been the driving force for his strong working relationships and positive building experiences. 

When he’s not wearing his hardhat and work boots, David enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. His hobbies include sports and outdoor activities.

David has over 10 years of experience in construction and real estate development. He began his career in the field where he gained valuable day to day knowledge on a job site. He then moved into the role of project manager where he oversaw all phases of construction including budgeting, contract negotiations, scheduling and communication between ownership, trades, architects, engineers and expeditors. His attention to detail and work ethic have helped him successfully build luxury residential townhouses, condominiums, commercial and shared living spaces. David’s passion for what he does has been the driving force for his strong working relationships and positive building experiences. 

When he’s not wearing his hardhat and work boots, David enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. His hobbies include sports and outdoor activities.

Michael Braun

Enterprise Sales Manager

Originally from the Midwest, Michael holds a dual degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. Over his years at Bond Collective, Michael has gained a multifaceted expertise of both sales and community development, leading to his present focus on enterprise clients and expansion. Drawn to Bond for its accessibility while presenting a premium and unique product, Michael is motivated and inspired by Bond’s forward momentum in an ever evolving market. Outside of the office Michael enjoys biking his Brooklyn stomping grounds and finding the best carbs New York City has to offer.

Originally from the Midwest, Michael holds a dual degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. Over his years at Bond Collective, Michael has gained a multifaceted expertise of both sales and community development, leading to his present focus on enterprise clients and expansion. Drawn to Bond for its accessibility while presenting a premium and unique product, Michael is motivated and inspired by Bond’s forward momentum in an ever evolving market. Outside of the office Michael enjoys biking his Brooklyn stomping grounds and finding the best carbs New York City has to offer.

Iris Rosado

Porter Manager

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and it is still her home to date. Iris loves all that New York has to offer, especially a slice of good ol’ New York pizza. Iris graduated with Honors from school in East New York and decided to take her talents to Bond! She previously worked for 10 years at luxury spaces all across the city and Bond seemed nothing but the perfect fit. When Iris is not seeing all of New York Locations Bond has to offer, She is spending it with her two pups, Cash and Miracle. They keep her young and on her toes, especially Miracle since she is the youngest of the two.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and it is still her home to date. Iris loves all that New York has to offer, especially a slice of good ol’ New York pizza. Iris graduated with Honors from school in East New York and decided to take her talents to Bond! She previously worked for 10 years at luxury spaces all across the city and Bond seemed nothing but the perfect fit. When Iris is not seeing all of New York Locations Bond has to offer, She is spending it with her two pups, Cash and Miracle. They keep her young and on her toes, especially Miracle since she is the youngest of the two.

Taylor Basham

Community Manager

Taylor is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelors in Business Administration, focusing on Marketing. Spending the past 5 years in Philadelphia, Taylor was ready for a change of pace and recently made D.C. his new home. Passionate about bringing people together, Taylor found his drive within his early work in the coworking and flexible office space industry. He's excited to welcome new members into our H Street location and provide a place for individuals and teams to thrive. Outside of work, you can find Taylor trying new restaurants, exploring mixology, and admiring beautiful real estate in the area.

Taylor is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelors in Business Administration, focusing on Marketing. Spending the past 5 years in Philadelphia, Taylor was ready for a change of pace and recently made D.C. his new home. Passionate about bringing people together, Taylor found his drive within his early work in the coworking and flexible office space industry. He's excited to welcome new members into our H Street location and provide a place for individuals and teams to thrive. Outside of work, you can find Taylor trying new restaurants, exploring mixology, and admiring beautiful real estate in the area.

Lucas Keefer

Procurement Lead

Having always wanted to live in NYC, Lucas moved from Hershey PA in 2014 to attend Parsons New School for Design. During his first year in school, he began working as a design consultant for a luxury lifestyle brand in combination with working as an intern for multiple architecture firms here in NYC. Upon graduation in May 2018 with a BFA in Architectural Design, Lucas came to Bond Collective where he began work as our first Junior Designer, focusing on improving our New York City locations.

Having always wanted to live in NYC, Lucas moved from Hershey PA in 2014 to attend Parsons New School for Design. During his first year in school, he began working as a design consultant for a luxury lifestyle brand in combination with working as an intern for multiple architecture firms here in NYC. Upon graduation in May 2018 with a BFA in Architectural Design, Lucas came to Bond Collective where he began work as our first Junior Designer, focusing on improving our New York City locations.

Ashley Riggs

Head of Community & Culture

Born and raised in Boston, MA, Ashley moved to NYC five years ago, following her graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. After over fifteen years in the entertainment industry as a professional dancer, she slowly switched gears from the front of the stage to the back, where she learned the ins and outs of event planning, production, and set design. Ashley's vast experience in a creative industry allows her to understand and provide top notch hospitality services with a personal touch across all Bond Collective locations.

Born and raised in Boston, MA, Ashley moved to NYC five years ago, following her graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. After over fifteen years in the entertainment industry as a professional dancer, she slowly switched gears from the front of the stage to the back, where she learned the ins and outs of event planning, production, and set design. Ashley's vast experience in a creative industry allows her to understand and provide top notch hospitality services with a personal touch across all Bond Collective locations.

Thomas Gibbons

Creative Director

A graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Thomas is a creative nomad with a storied background in design, film and dance. As Visual Director at Bond Collective, Thomas assists in all things design and leads our visual marketing efforts. Past and present collaborators include Band of Outsiders, Tom Ford, Barney's New York; artists Logan Jackson, Ryan McNamara, Myla Dalbesio and Anne Imhof. His films and creative prowess can be found in publications like Essential Homme, Document Journal, MiLK.xyz, NOWNESS, The Last Magazine, Wonderland, Hello Mr. and Milky Mag. Thomas' enduring love for dance has yielded performances with MoMa PS1, Ace Hotel, The Public Theater, The Dance Cartel and musicians, Reggie Watts, Yoko Ono and Fischerspooner.

A graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Thomas is a creative nomad with a storied background in design, film and dance. As Visual Director at Bond Collective, Thomas assists in all things design and leads our visual marketing efforts. Past and present collaborators include Band of Outsiders, Tom Ford, Barney's New York; artists Logan Jackson, Ryan McNamara, Myla Dalbesio and Anne Imhof. His films and creative prowess can be found in publications like Essential Homme, Document Journal, MiLK.xyz, NOWNESS, The Last Magazine, Wonderland, Hello Mr. and Milky Mag. Thomas' enduring love for dance has yielded performances with MoMa PS1, Ace Hotel, The Public Theater, The Dance Cartel and musicians, Reggie Watts, Yoko Ono and Fischerspooner.

Julia Kropf

General Manager

After graduating from the University of Scranton with a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Hispanic Studies, Julia spent two years teaching and working with small businesses in Quito, Ecuador. She then carried her dedication to building up communities into nonprofit fundraising work in Philadelphia with the city's largest performing arts organization and the Delaware Valley's largest hunger relief organization. Working among Philadelphia's impassioned population is what excites Julia most about Bond Station House. When she's not at work, Julia loves to play volleyball, hike, and sip a good red.  

After graduating from the University of Scranton with a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Hispanic Studies, Julia spent two years teaching and working with small businesses in Quito, Ecuador. She then carried her dedication to building up communities into nonprofit fundraising work in Philadelphia with the city's largest performing arts organization and the Delaware Valley's largest hunger relief organization. Working among Philadelphia's impassioned population is what excites Julia most about Bond Station House. When she's not at work, Julia loves to play volleyball, hike, and sip a good red.  

Nicholas Sposato

Facilities Manager

Born, raised, and still residing in northern New Jersey, Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Ramapo College. Before joining Bond Collective, Nicholas managed large construction projects focused in residential real estate. In his role as Facilities Manager, he is able to collaborate on innovative new projects as well as bring new life into existing Bond Collective spaces. Outside of the office, Nicholas enjoys anything involving athletics, animals (especially his two cats – Stryker & Tommy) and traveling.

Born, raised, and still residing in northern New Jersey, Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Ramapo College. Before joining Bond Collective, Nicholas managed large construction projects focused in residential real estate. In his role as Facilities Manager, he is able to collaborate on innovative new projects as well as bring new life into existing Bond Collective spaces. Outside of the office, Nicholas enjoys anything involving athletics, animals (especially his two cats – Stryker & Tommy) and traveling.

Drew Puig

Brand Launch Manager

Drew holds a Bachelor's of Science and a Master's of Arts from the University of Connecticut and has worked in residential real estate, property management and operations for one of Manhattan’s biggest landlords. The combination of  his love of people and community is what “drew” Drew to Bond Collective. Hailing from Connecticut originally, Drew has lived and breathed Brooklyn for four years. Outside of work, Drew enjoys travel, buffalo wings, and a good film.

Drew holds a Bachelor's of Science and a Master's of Arts from the University of Connecticut and has worked in residential real estate, property management and operations for one of Manhattan’s biggest landlords. The combination of  his love of people and community is what “drew” Drew to Bond Collective. Hailing from Connecticut originally, Drew has lived and breathed Brooklyn for four years. Outside of work, Drew enjoys travel, buffalo wings, and a good film.

Katharina Hoerath

Architectural Director

Katharina was born and raised in Salzburg, Austria where she spent most of her free time practicing gymnastics, skiing and creating art projects. She moved to the United States in 2007 and studied Art History and Architecture at Syracuse University, receiving her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Katharina has accumulated years of experience as a designer and project manager in architecture offices in Austria and the United States. Her knowledge stems primarily from developments for luxurious commercial projects, design and construction of residential houses, as well as some art commissions. At Bond Collective Katharina, is an integral member of the Design team, spearheading architectural projects for both new and existing spaces.

Katharina was born and raised in Salzburg, Austria where she spent most of her free time practicing gymnastics, skiing and creating art projects. She moved to the United States in 2007 and studied Art History and Architecture at Syracuse University, receiving her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Katharina has accumulated years of experience as a designer and project manager in architecture offices in Austria and the United States. Her knowledge stems primarily from developments for luxurious commercial projects, design and construction of residential houses, as well as some art commissions. At Bond Collective Katharina, is an integral member of the Design team, spearheading architectural projects for both new and existing spaces.

Sally Forman

Financial Controller

Sally, born and raised in London, began her career as a Junior Accountant in Britain's second largest media company, and simultaneously worked towards achieving her Accounting degree. After a move across the pond to New York City, Sally started working at Bond Collective in January 2016 and has enjoyed seeing the exciting growth of the company firsthand. In her role as Financial Controller, Sally oversees the day to day financials of Bond Collective as well as being involved in a number of strategic ad hoc projects. Outside of work Sally loves spending time with her husband, dog (Leo) and cat (Aries), exploring New York City, trying new restaurants and traveling – she is currently trying to visit every state in the US – 37 down, 13 to go! 

Sally, born and raised in London, began her career as a Junior Accountant in Britain's second largest media company, and simultaneously worked towards achieving her Accounting degree. After a move across the pond to New York City, Sally started working at Bond Collective in January 2016 and has enjoyed seeing the exciting growth of the company firsthand. In her role as Financial Controller, Sally oversees the day to day financials of Bond Collective as well as being involved in a number of strategic ad hoc projects. Outside of work Sally loves spending time with her husband, dog (Leo) and cat (Aries), exploring New York City, trying new restaurants and traveling – she is currently trying to visit every state in the US – 37 down, 13 to go! 

Matthew Hislop

General Manager

Matt received his Bachelor's of Science from Florida State University where he also worked as a radio DJ and night manager of an on campus music venue. After college, he worked for Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, and EDITION in Miami and New York City. Matt brings nine years of sales, events, and operations experience and a love of working with people to Bond Collective. Originally from Florida, Matt has lived in Brooklyn for six years. Matt loves collecting vinyl, barbecuing in his yard, and taking his dog out for a game of fetch.

Matt received his Bachelor's of Science from Florida State University where he also worked as a radio DJ and night manager of an on campus music venue. After college, he worked for Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, and EDITION in Miami and New York City. Matt brings nine years of sales, events, and operations experience and a love of working with people to Bond Collective. Originally from Florida, Matt has lived in Brooklyn for six years. Matt loves collecting vinyl, barbecuing in his yard, and taking his dog out for a game of fetch.

Rachel Cohen

Accounting Assistant

Rachel is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Consumer Finance. Originally from Long Island, New York, Rachel is excited to finally spend every day in NYC. The core values of Bond Collective - passion, relationships, and uniqueness - intrigued Rachel from the very start and she could not be happier to be a part of the Bond community. Rachel loves any opportunity to combine her skills in finance with her love for people and community building. During her free time Rachel enjoys going to concerts, exploring restaurants, cheering on the Buckeyes and spending time with family and friends.

Rachel is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Consumer Finance. Originally from Long Island, New York, Rachel is excited to finally spend every day in NYC. The core values of Bond Collective - passion, relationships, and uniqueness - intrigued Rachel from the very start and she could not be happier to be a part of the Bond community. Rachel loves any opportunity to combine her skills in finance with her love for people and community building. During her free time Rachel enjoys going to concerts, exploring restaurants, cheering on the Buckeyes and spending time with family and friends.

Emmett Bragdon-Hess

General Manager

With over eight years’ experience in hospitality, including senior management positions at some of New York’s most popular restaurants, Emmett prides himself on creating welcoming and tailored experiences for his community. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and has a people-orientated and hands-on approach to leadership. Originally from Boston, Emmett enjoys spending his free time playing basketball with friends and cooking.

With over eight years’ experience in hospitality, including senior management positions at some of New York’s most popular restaurants, Emmett prides himself on creating welcoming and tailored experiences for his community. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and has a people-orientated and hands-on approach to leadership. Originally from Boston, Emmett enjoys spending his free time playing basketball with friends and cooking.

Nicole Clark

General Manager

Nicole has spent the last 12 years creating impactful guest experiences in hospitality driven spaces, event and party planning (local non-profit fundraising, singles mixers, comedy shows, drag brunches, any excuse to bring people together to celebrate and empower). Prior those experiences, she received a  BA in English, in a Liberal Arts setting, from Fort Lewis College, with an emphasis in Gender and Women’s Studies and Creative Writing. On any given Sunday she can be found brunching my way through Austin, thrifting through vintage shops on the East Side, or adventuring to hidden gem comedy shows and art openings downtown.

Nicole is excited to bring her experience in events and bringing communities together to Bond Collective’s first Texas location in Austin! 

Nicole has spent the last 12 years creating impactful guest experiences in hospitality driven spaces, event and party planning (local non-profit fundraising, singles mixers, comedy shows, drag brunches, any excuse to bring people together to celebrate and empower). Prior those experiences, she received a  BA in English, in a Liberal Arts setting, from Fort Lewis College, with an emphasis in Gender and Women’s Studies and Creative Writing. On any given Sunday she can be found brunching my way through Austin, thrifting through vintage shops on the East Side, or adventuring to hidden gem comedy shows and art openings downtown.

Nicole is excited to bring her experience in events and bringing communities together to Bond Collective’s first Texas location in Austin! 

Meghan Jacobs

General Manager

Hailing from Connecticut, Meghan has adapted to city life over the past 9 years. After graduating from Berekley College for Marketing in 2015, she found herself in the boutique fitness world. After years of providing exemplary hospitality, communications, and operations she decided to take her talents to bond collective. Meghan prides herself in being a nugget connoisseur as well as spending time in a HIIT class before brunch on the weekend.

Hailing from Connecticut, Meghan has adapted to city life over the past 9 years. After graduating from Berekley College for Marketing in 2015, she found herself in the boutique fitness world. After years of providing exemplary hospitality, communications, and operations she decided to take her talents to bond collective. Meghan prides herself in being a nugget connoisseur as well as spending time in a HIIT class before brunch on the weekend.

Brett Hafstad

General Manager

Brett holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from Purdue University and has over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry where he has held a number of management and operational roles. He has a strong passion for helping and building connections with people which helped lead him to Bond Collective. Although originally from the east coast, he has spent the majority of his life in the Chicago area. In his free time, he enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling to new places internationally and playing sports.

Brett holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from Purdue University and has over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry where he has held a number of management and operational roles. He has a strong passion for helping and building connections with people which helped lead him to Bond Collective. Although originally from the east coast, he has spent the majority of his life in the Chicago area. In his free time, he enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling to new places internationally and playing sports.

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