Commercial and residential builders and developer AVB has recently hired a new residential service technician, a receptionist, and a commercial construction intern.
Ron Schauer has joined AVB as a residential service technician. He has more than 10 years experience in the home service industry. He has experience in building, remodeling, and repairing, having previously worked with Westside Home Improvements, W. Pennings and Sons Builders, both in Kalamazoo. Schauer will work with Customer Service Manager Paul Carrol on a variety of home service appointments.
Karleigh Pleyer joins AVB as its new receptionist. She is a currently working toward a degree in Aviation Technology at Kalamazoo Valley Community College with a double minor in Spanish and Business Administration. She previously was an administrative assistant for Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate in Kalamazoo. She will have receptionist duties and support AVB’s accounting team.
Paul Hebert has joined the company as a commercial construction intern. Hebert is currently studying to earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a major in Civil Engineering at Western Michigan University to complement his Bachelor of Science with a major in Aviation Flight Science. He has several years of leadership experience as an officer in the United States Navy and Navy Reserve in Battle Creek. He will work with Derek Mathieu and Wendy Lockner to gain experience in project management and project engineering. He will also be work in the commercial project documentation process.
AVB has been building in Southwest Michigan since 1981. Its commercial division focuses on construction management in the healthcare, education, office and retail markets. AVB’s custom residential building division specializes in single-family homes, condominiums and neighborhoods. AVB’s development group focuses on property development for commercial, residential, and mixed uses.