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Faith Schiffer – HA Staff Accountant

Faith Schiffer joins the team as a Staff Accountant for Homestead America. Schiffer is originally from Springfield, Ohio. She earned her accounting degree while attending Clark State and Wright State University. Previously, Schiffer worked for residential and commercial construction and even worked in a cemetery once.  

In her spare time (which is rare), Faith volunteers at an animal shelter. She also enjoys reading mystery novels (Mary Higgins Clark is her favorite). She also has a son in his 20’s. Faith loves oldies music, and feels blessed to be close friends with a member of Phil Dirt and the Dozers (Her favorite band).

Faith also has two dogs (a Pug and a Brussels Griffon). Both are rescues and are spoiled. Side note: she can be bribed with chocolate and coffee.


Melissa Jackson – HR Administrator

Melissa Jackson, also known as MJ, was recently promoted to HR Administrator at the Home Office in Columbus. Originally from Coshocton, Ohio, MJ moved to Columbus to attend the Ohio Dominican University. She has experience in finance and analytics.

In her free time she takes ballet classes and enjoys going to the theater and concerts. MJ is also an avid reader who loves to travel.


Employee Spotlight: Greg Burchwell

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Name: Greg Burchwell

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Property: Clintonville Commons / King Ave.

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?: 9 1/2 years.

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Managing warehouses.

3.) Where are you originally from?: Right here in Ohio.

5.) What are your two favorite hobbies?: Shooting and fixing my 112 year old house.

6.) What would you most like to tell your 13 year old self?: Don’t grow up.

7.) If you could have coffee with three people, dead or alive, who would it be? John Wayne, Mike Rowe, and Bob Newhart.

8.) Who is the most famous person you have ever met?: Flippo the Clown

9.) What is your dream vacation?: Getting to go back to Hawaii

10.) What is the one thing, you can’t live without?: Pizza

11.) What is your proudest moment at HA/HU? Winning the Ben Franklin twice.


Photos: Shaker Square Back to School Party

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Worthington Commons Joins the Homestead America Portfolio

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We welcome Worthington Commons to the Homestead America Portfolio. Formerly Karl Village, the property is located off of Schrock Road in northern Columbus. The property will be managed by Erin Manges. Worthington Commons will feature two-bedroom town homes that are located in the Worthington school district. Featured amenities include: a central location, air conditioning, ceiling fans, pet friendly, full basement, washer and dryer connections, a playground and more!

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