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Dolphins Cancer Challenge 2017, Kristi House, Family Office Real Estate Strategies, Private Lending Update

Episode 403: 01-19-17

On this week’s show, Michael Mandich of the Dolphins Cancer Challenge opens up about the impact the event has on the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Also, Claudia C. Kitchens of Kristi House discusses her mission to help victims of sexual abuse, DJ Van Keuren shares his family office real estate strategy for 2017, and Jim discusses what he sees in private lending and bridge loan markets.

Dolphins Cancer Challenge 2017

Michael Mandich is Vice President of the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. Mandich is building a dedicated team to ensure a great event that will raise millions of dollars for Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Mandich oversees sponsorship, budget, fundraising, fulfillment, experience, marketing, public relations and acts as head cheerleader. Since the event’s inception, the DCC has raised over $16.5 million for lifesaving cancer research and has the distinction of being the single largest NFL event fundraiser.

We discuss the Dolphins Cancer Challenge 2017 and the impact it has on the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Kristi House

Claudia C. Kitchens is CEO of Kristi House. She provides leadership and oversight to successfully fulfill the mission of Kristi House, which is to bring the highest quality therapeutic services and care coordination to victims of child sexual abuse and sex trafficking in Miami-Dade County.

Kitchens directs all aspects of finance, budget development, human resources, programs, fund development and board activities. She serves as the organization’s representative in community and state efforts.

We discuss Kristi House, its mission and challenges.

Family Office Real Estate Strategies

DJ Van Keuren is Director of the Arsenault Family Office, a single-family office out of Boulder, Colorado. He has over 25 years of experience in real estate, finance, investment banking, and fund management.

Van Keuren, a graduate of Harvard University, is the author of “Real Estate Investing for Family Offices” and is the founder of Van Keuren is a panel member at family office conferences around the U.S. and has been published in Family Office Elite, Private Wealth Magazine, and Real Assets Advisor on the topics of real estate and family offices.

We discuss his family office real estate strategies for 2017 and the assumptions about the market that drive the plan.

A Sweet Water Deal

Daniel Summers, CEO at IHT Realty Group, LLC, in Jacksonville, Florida, returns to talk about a new investment deal that offers a 28% annualized return on investment (12% + Deferred 16%) to any listeners who want to invest as little as $10,000. Visit or call 904-501-7693 to register to review the offering. IHT Realty Group is a spin-off from IHT Capital Advisors specifically designed to facilitate the real estate crowdfunding platform.

Private Lending Update

Jim discusses what he sees in the private lending and bridge loan markets.

Vivian Fried Kidney Transplant Update

Vivian Fried still needs a kidney donor. She is staying strong and upbeat! Please help!!

For an update on Vivian and her search for a kidney transplant, watch her interview on WPLGTV10 in Miami:

For information on kidney donation, email


Episode 403: 01-19-17

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