The quality and success of our developments is directly attributable to the skill and experience of HOA’s small, highly professional management team. HOA is committed to employing individuals with a dedication to excellence, and who reflect the values and vision of the organization.
HOA’s management team has had extensive experience in the private sector, in government and in the non-profit sector. Their network of contacts at all levels, accumulated over several decades, has been critical in building HOA’s credibility and has been invaluable to its development partners.
Jens has worked over 10 years in the German credit union system in various capacities, as Vice President Corporate Finance with Deutsche Bank in Canada to manage a portfolio of international and Canadian corporations. As Manager Commercial Lending and Product Development at Credit Union Central of Ontario he developed new investment products for the credit union system in Ontario. Prior to joining HOA, he co-founded Community Partners and CU Consulting. These two companies provide consulting services to credit unions in commercial lending, as well as management and financial capacity building support for community based organizations.
Jens holds a MA degree in Economics from the University of Guelph, and an Honours BA from Western University. Before moving to Canada he was studying Economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.
In addition to his various accomplishments, Jens is an avid sailor, runner, cyclist and enjoys the outdoors.
Gregory is a licensed mortgage professional and holds a Certificate in Financial Planning. Gregory has an MBA in Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship and an undergraduate degree in Economics.
As a mortgage professional, Gregory possesses many years’ experience in mortgage origination, sales and marketing, staff development and the administration of mortgage portfolios. As a bonus, Gregory also has solid financial industry experience, making him well suited to assist with the financial analysis and decision-making processes essential to creating and managing diverse partnerships with builders, development consultants and varied sources of funding.
Fiona is actively involved in cycling and supporting the fight against childhood cancer through her participation in fundraising events such as the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride (2011 National Rider Vancouver to Halifax, 2013 and 2015 Relay Rider Toronto to Halifax) and Tour For Kids (2010 to 2016). She also enjoys creating custom fondant cakes.