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 has earned her Cake Decorating Certificate from George Brown College and enjoys creating custom cakes. When not busy in the kitchen Fiona is an active cyclist trying to burn off all those cake calories!
After graduating with honours from York University with a degree in Psychology, she began her financial services career with a major bank, moving up to financial advisor within 2 years. She received her Investment Funds License through and began a career as an investment consultant.
Interested in the world of mortgages Soni moved to private lending working in property taxes. Working directly with clients and management, her expertise in the mortgage field grew exponentially.
Soni joins HOA after 5 years in mortgages and investments. She brings forth a new and fresh view to the team, highlighted by her knowledge of mortgages and current financial trends.
In addition to her Psychology degree and Investment license, she also possesses a certificate in Marketing from the University of Toronto.
Soni runs a fashion blog and is passionate about the world of fashion and makeup. She also enjoys video games, art, and dancing.