Our Team

Where Leadership and Experience
Create Unparalleled Services

Ellen Ratner

President & CEO

With over 29 years in both Design and Construction, Ellen brings a fresh approach to Preconstruction Activities.

Syed Iftaqar

Chief Operating Officer

Syed Iftaqar, our Chief Operating Officer, boasts an impressive career spanning over 30 years in both the Air Express Transportation and Construction industries.

Kabir Syed

Executive Vice President

With 15 years of experience in commercial subcontracting, Kabir brings expertise in all facets of construction, from estimation to bidding and project management.

Cherise Semiao

Vice President Operations

Cherise brings to us over 20 years of experience both in the health care industry and commercial flooring, working both as an account manager and customer service representative.

Bakhtiar Hassan

President-Flooring Division

Bakhtiar has more than six years of expertise in the Flooring division. He brings a wealth of experience and a broad range of knowledge in managing flooring clients and the leadership team working with him.



With over eight years of professional experience, Jamal brings a wealth of expertise to our organization, specializing in estimation, paint and flooring. He also boasts a strong background in HR Management and training and leadership coaching and development, making him a versatile leader.

Asher Mehmood

Vice President Research and Development

Asher heads the R&D Division and leads a team of highly skilled people. He thinks out of the box and encourages his team to do the same to provide best solutions for our customers. Being a perfectionist is his second nature and expects the same from his team.

Bilal Ahmed​

Assistant Vice President, Paint Division

Bilal is the Assistant Vice President for Pinnacle's Paint Division, He has a team of dedicated and talented members ensuring that quality-driven skill sets and practices are followed and used in completing every project.

Rafay Ansari

Assistant Vice President, Drywall Division

Rafay is the Assistant Vice President for Pinnacle's Paint Division. He has over seven years of experience in the Paint Division and has vast experience in managing various customers.