WHO WE ARE
Clarence Gardener, MBA is the founder of King Solomon Interiors and is currently a Ph.D. student in Public Health. He is a thought leader that provides insight to how therapeutic spaces improve the human health condition. He organizes interdisciplinary teams to conceptualize, plan, and design environments that indirectly helps to heal psychological trauma and promote mental and emotional well-being. In addition to King Solomon Interiors, he is a multi-talented artist and business leader currently involved in many creative ventures. He recently partnered as the exclusive USA distributor for the award winning Holophony loudspeaker system, which won High Fidelity Magazine's “Best Product of the Year” from 2016 - 2018. He is also a painter and the creator of a music therapy-inspired art collection.
Ph.D. Student, Public Health, Walden University
A.C., Expressive Therapies, Lesley University
M.B.A., University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
B.M., Berklee College of Music (Berklee Achievement Scholarship Recipient)
Monzella Saunders Owings is a consultant to King Solomon Interiors. She is the President and COO of Integrity Title & Escrow Company and a real estate attorney that has closed several high-profile commercial real estate development projects in Maryland, including the $221 million Harbor Point Development’s Exelon Building; the $170 million relocation of the Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene public health lab to the Johns Hopkins Biotech Park; the $107 million Magic Johnson commercial development in the Charles Village community in Baltimore; and land acquisition, development financing or refinancing for multiple senior housing projects.
J.D., George Washington University National Law Center
B.S., Political Science, University of Maryland College Park
Agnieszka Gzyl is an award winning architect, painter, and interior designer, most recently winning the 2017 Dubai, UAE Global Art Award for "Mixed Media Artist of the Year." She has managed commercial assets valued at over $800 million. She has 17 years experience as Head Asset Management/Interior Architect, member of designing teams responsible for rebuilding, refurbishment, repositioning, and extension of over 500,000 sqm of commercial spaces in Poland: shopping centers and office buildings owned by French and Austrian real estate funds.
Ph.D., Housing and Shops Interior Architecture, Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź
M.S., Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Krzysztof Radulski is the owner of Studio RR Plus. He is an architect and interior designer with 30 years of experience designing eco-friendly single-family houses, industrial buildings and assets valued at over $100 million. He also designs residential and commercial buildings: pharmacies, banks, shops, restaurants. As well, he has extensive experience in the construction industry with the use of clay and choppers (strawbale) and hemp concrete (hempcrete).
M.S., Architecture, Bialystok University - Institute of Architecture
M.S., Engineering, Bialystok University School of Technology
Dr. Crystal R. Francis is the CEO of ReentryAdvisor LLC, Chairperson for the Baltimore County Democratic State Central Committee, and the President of Virtual Walden Chapter - Fulbright Association. She is a senior public policy expert who is passionate about advancing positive social change in the area of criminal reform. She uses her skill as a qualitative researcher and experience as a policy consultant to address the stigmatizing effects of poverty, homelessness, and corrections in America. Dr. Francis has received numerous awards such as the 2014 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Vital Magazine (Baltimore, MD), the 2015 Young Democrats of America Women's Caucus' Rising Star Award, and the 2016 Public Service Award from NextGen in recognition of her leadership contributions to the federal government and public at large. Presently she serves on the board of Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform to research, develop, and propose policy resolutions that improve public safety outcomes in Maryland.
Ph.D., Public Policy & Administration, Walden University
M.S., Integrated Homeland Security Management, Towson University
B.S., Pre-Law, Criminal Justice, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Yao Wang is the founder of ICTUS, an award-winning immersive content creation company that specializes in creating unique experiences using 360 spatial audio solutions. Yao is at the forefront of technology and was recently invited to Facebook® as an expert guest speaker to discuss her innovative projects in 360/VR, AR and MR. She is an award-winning sound designer, producer, and a featured composer in the 2018 artist series of "Berklee Artist Notes" for her 3D/VR/Spatial Audio Production.
B.M., Berklee College of Music
(Berklee Achievement Scholarship Recepient)