Team Culture

We are so proud of the longevity on our team. We have team members that have been a part of AVE/Korman Communities family for 10, 20, even 30+ years. AVE offers a true career home with tons of room for long-term advancement. As part of the AVE team, you’ll experience a positive and collaborative work environment; endless opportunities to learn and grow both personally and professionally; as well as a truly unique and special company culture.

Jamie CapodiferroVice President, Talent Management and Culture
Onboarding

Onboarding

Every AVE team member receives a personalized onboarding program that is coordinated to set them up for long-term success in their role.

Career Development

Our goal is to promote from within and invest in team members who work hard and share our values. Team members that exceed performance expectations and demonstrate a desire for career growth are eligible for 1-on-1 Career Development Meetings followed by personalized training and shadow experiences to help support their individual goals.

Career Development

Team Member Referral Program

Team members can earn bonuses for referring future full- and part-time team members.

Social Recognition

Social Recognition

We celebrate our A+ team members on social media through various recognition programs throughout the year including Team Member Tuesday, AVE All-stars, and Service Superstars.

Team Events

We produce an annual calendar of team events to create a sense of community and connectedness for all team members across our portfolio featuring role celebrations, seasonal contests, wellness programs, and charity opportunities. 

Testimonials

Tiffany Lee
Heidi Boyd
Lesley Charles
Zoey Robinson
Pablo Hernandez
Corey Adams
Benita Yactayo
Jose “Omar” Garces Gaviria
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Team Stories

MEET CAMILLE WHIPPLE, SALES COORDINATOR

As Sales Coordinator for the Key Strategic Accounts team, Camille is the dedicated point of contact for AVE’s growing portfolio of communities nationwide. She works closely with relocation management companies and corporate housing partners to find their employees and clients the perfect home away from home in our flexible-stay, fully furnished apartments. Camille also works directly with our on-site Resident Services teams to ensure each booking is move-in ready.

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MEET JUAN MANCEBO, MAINTENANCE MANAGER

As a Maintenance Manager at AVE Somerset, Juan oversees the maintenance team to ensure apartments are move-in ready and maintenance requests are successfully completed in a timely manner. He ensures his team members are fully supported in their roles by reviewing their weekly make readies, providing guidance on repairs, and ensuring they have all the necessary supplies through inventory management.

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MEET COLLEEN DEFALCO, RESIDENT SERVICES MANAGER

As a Resident Services Manager at AVE Clifton, Colleen takes great pride in providing our residents with a quality and comfortable place to call home. With a passion for delivering a high level of service, Colleen goes above and beyond to manage resident requests, ensuring their needs are not just met, but exceeded. She's committed to making every stay special, personalizing her support to ensure our residents feel right at home.

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MEET LILY TEJADA, HOUSEKEEPER

As a Housekeeper for AVE Emeryville at Bay Street, Lily is dedicated to delivering quality housekeeping service to residents in our furnished apartments. She also strives to exceed resident satisfaction by ensuring our unfurnished apartments are immaculate and move-in ready. 

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