Our Leadership

Stefan Soloviev
Founder and Chairman
Stefan Soloviev is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Soloviev American Russian Cultural Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Soloviev Group, a holding company for several business interests operated by Stefan Soloviev, who previously was President of The Solow Building Company and is the son of its late founder Sheldon Solow. Read more…
Michael Hershman
Board Member
Michael Hershman is an internationally recognized expert on matters relating to transparency, accountability, governance, litigation and security. He is a Member of the Board of Directors and former Group CEO of the International Centre for Sport Security – an independent and non-profit organization at the forefront of efforts to promote integrity, safety and security in sports. Read more…
Hayden Soloviev
Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman
Hayden Soloviev is the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of the Soloviev American Russian Cultural Foundation, as well as the Vice-Chairman of the Soloviev Group, the holding company for several business interests owned by his father, Stefan Soloviev. These businesses encompass divisions that include but are not limited to, Realty & Development, Hospitality, Transportation & Railroad, and Agriculture & Ranching. Read more…
Gregori Lebedev
Board Member
Greg Lebedev maintains a professional portfolio that spans business, government, and philanthropy. He is Chairman of the Congressionally-funded Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. CIPE’s mission is to promote democratic governance and free-market institutions throughout the world. Read more…
Shelley Hymes
Executive Director
Shelley S. Hymes is the Founder and President of Angel Enterprises, a dynamic and widely respected public relations and special events firm based in Washington, DC. Over the last several years, she has created a large portfolio of clients representing a wide range of industries including the federal government, high-profile associations, major corporations, and world-renowned cultural organizations. Read more…