Human capital is important too.

People are the heartbeat of our organization. SSH Investments’ leadership team includes professionals in finance, law and business, who are also small business owners.

Cheik Mboup

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mboup is the Chief Executive Officer at SSH Investments. Prior to joining the firm, he launched and operated over 23 franchises. Dr. Mboup was the Vice President of Operations for Edible Arrangements, responsible for global operations, real estate and construction for over 1200 locally owned and operated outlets. He also previously held various positions with Lone Star Funds under its formerly owned brand Winn-Dixie Stores. Dr. Mboup graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, magna cum laude from Lehigh University, MBA in Economics and International Business from Jacksonville University and a PhD in Economics and International Business from Argosy University.

Chevron Green

Director of Development and Outreach

Ms. Green is a board member at SSH Investments and is also responsible for the operation of its banner Three Layers Cafe. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Green was the owner of the original Three Layers Cafe in Florida. She held various positions with Fifth Third Bank and was also a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. She’s an alumni of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in actuarial science.

Idrissa Gueye

Chief Operating Officer

Idrissa Gueye graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School in Paris. Previous to joining SSH Investments, he was part of the the operations and R&D team at Sbarro. He later served as regional Vice President for the Southeast. Prior to joining SSH Investments, he lead the innovation team with its company Pierre’s Eatery.

James Cataland

Board Member - Trustee

Mr. Cataland is a board member and trustee at SSH Investments. Prior to joining the firm, he served as the Senior Dean for Administration and a member of the board at Florida Coastal School of Law. Mr. Cataland was also the CEO of Arthur Treachers Fish & Chips restaurant chain from 1984-1995. He graduated from the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and JD in law from the University of Texas School of Law.

Ali Safa

Chief Accounting Officer

Mr. Safa is the Chief Accounting Officer at SSH Investments. Prior to joining the firm, he founded D&B Tax Group responsible for over 300 accounts. He graduated Azad Tehran University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters in Accounting from Florida’s Nova Southeastern University. He is an IRS Licensed Enrolled Agent.

S&S Insights

Marketing Partners

S&S Insights is a marketing intelligence and creative agency who helps companies of all sizes with brand development, customer segmentation and loyalty. Partners Deborah Shapiro and Jennifer Sicotte bring their 20+ years of marketing and branding expertise to SSH Investments’ portfolio of brands.

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