Ashwood’s associates and affiliates comprise a professional team with a decades-long track record of creating, launching, developing, leveraging, marketing, and selling brands, services, products and talent.

Proven Track Record In:

  • Establishing and sustaining growth, strategic alliances and successful next stage or exit strategies.
  • Adapting to and/or driving business initiatives and providing critically needed leadership.
  • Developing and winning substantial transactions and business.

Key Strengths:

Business Development | Marketing/Sales/Digital and Social Media | C-Level Business Services | Financing | Executive Business and Life coaching

Founder/CEO

Solon Kandel | Email: sol@ashwoodops.com | LinkedIn

Mr. Kandel possesses over 20 years of business, start-up and entrepreneurial experience. He has founded or been involved in managing, developing, operating and/or advising numerous private and public companies. His multi-billion dollar activities have spanned a variety of Web-based and “bricks and mortar” retail, marketing, manufacturing, distribution, software, Telecom, finance, commercial real estate and engineering opportunities, among others. Throughout his career, Mr. Kandel has specialized in growing businesses, as well as a maintaining a commitment and passion for building relationships and opportunities worldwide.

Mr. Kandel has been CEO/Manager of Ashwood Opportunities LLC since the firm's founding in 2000. Mr. Kandel attended Georgetown and Rutgers law schools and is a Truman Scholar and Henry Rutgers Scholar.