In 2016 a team with over 25 years combined experience in real estate development created Compass Green was created to develop and market innovative technologies that can significantly transform the way we live. Our first line of housing products uses GMH’s prefabricated modular building system, with earth-bermed structural components made in Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), which are specifically designed to fit together to provide infinite design possibilities. The finished homes are technologically advanced, energy efficient, and make extensive use of local, renewable materials.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Andrew Broeren is the co-founder & CEO of Compass Green LLC. Andrew is also the CEO of Knightsbridge Capital Ventures, an investment vehicle in companies involved in design, renovation, construction, and technology for commercial and residential properties. He has acquired, renovated and sold approximately 450 homes in several US states from high yield investments to luxury residential developments. Prior to moving to the USA in 2008, Andrew he was a Managing Director of a property investment company in London dedicated to acquisitions, sales and leasing of large developments involving hundreds of residential units. He was also previously the Head of Structured Finance for Southern Europe at HSBC Bank covering origination, structuring and deal execution for all structured asset classes in that region. From his time Standard & Poor’s, Andrew gained extensive experience in credit analysis, property valuation and risk assessment.
Andrew previously practiced Corporate & Insolvency Law, having received degrees in both Law and Economics from Monash University, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from The Securities Institute of Australia.
CO-FOUNDER & president
Bruno Cluzel is the co-founder & President of Compass Green LLC. Bruno is also the CEO of Templestone LLC, a holding company, owning various companies related to the real estate industry (Templestone Management LLC, the property management company of the group, Templestone Realty LLC, a GA and FL licensed brokerage). He is also the owner and operator of Unity Capital Group LLC, a company dedicated to the acquisition and disposition of investment properties in Georgia, Florida and Michigan. Bruno started investing in US real estate market in 2008 in South Florida and Georgia, where he currently lives – purchasing, renovation and selling approximately 300 homes. He started as a fund manager for Standard Life, and Licensed Financial planner for London Life then became the Manager for Immobiliere et Financiere de France, a French company specialized in financing and financial planning in France and the Caribbean, restructuring 60 pharmacies, and Medical Labs, while setting up new labs in Dominican Republic and Guadeloupe.
Bruno graduated from Aix an Provence Law School (France) and holds a BA in Political Science and finance from McGill University in Montreal (Canada). He also holds an Executive MBA from Kage School of Management (previously Euromed).
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
Carlos Taminez is the Director of Technology at Compass Green. His previous tenure was as Principal at Shinevine, a business model development boutique that transitioned companies from traditional to online business models focusing in medical imaging systems, cosmetic laser systems, age management treatments and laboratory testing. Prior to this tenure, Carlos served as Managing Director at Unconceptual; a collective of designers and motion artists specializing in the creation of compelling content for major retail chains like Target and Michaels, visual content distributors companies like Getty images, and various ad agencies in the US and Europe. Previously, Carlos held a variety of business development roles in the stock image industry including the formation and growth of Glowimages (VP of Business Development) and Medioimages (VP), the world’s leading provider of Latin Stock Imagery that was acquired by Getty Images in 2005.
Carlos has held design positions in the telecommunications, defense and advertising industries and is also an award winning commercial director in Latin America with over 100 spots for multinational clients such as P&G, Colgate‐Palmolive, Kellogs, McDonalds, Nabisco, Unilever, Reebok, Ford Motor, Parmalat and Sony music, for agencies that include BBDO, Y&R, DDB, Leo Burnett, Lowe, JWT and McCann Erickson. Carlos was educated at the Corcoran School of Art and Art Center College of Design
Architect, ceo & founder of green magic homes
Gustavo Santander, Architect, CEO and Founder of Green Magic Homes, is the Patent Holder of this revolutionary technology which offers the opportunity to live fully integrated with nature. His passion has always been Innovation and Arts. Gustavo developed a technique to produce Stainless Steel Sculptures of an unusual complexity and beauty, some of which has been exposed in prestigious galleries in the Art District in Florida. He also has a passion with music, with more than 250 songs recorded by A-list artists worldwide. Gustavo has won several awards from the American Society of Composers (ASCAP), and received 14 Grammy Participation Certificates for his compositions being part of winning albums. Gustavo continues developing new products for GMH technology.
“We are very excited about this next step of our evolution to bring a long-standing dream to reality. We will soon be creating these beautiful homes in communities of the future for people from all walks of life to be reconnected to nature.”
Gustavo Santander, Architect / Inventor / Founder of Green Magic Homes.