Employee Spotlight – Shana Osborne-Huddleston

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Name: Shana Osborne-Huddleston
Job Title: Assistant Property Manager, Shaker Square
How long have you been with Homestead? 8 Years
What were you doing before Homestead? I was at University Village when Homestead purchased the community.
Where are you originally from? Ironton, Ohio
What are your favorite hobbies? Irish step dancing and reading
What you most likely to tell your 13 old self? Study more! And don’t worry about what the mean kids say!
If you could have coffee with three people, dead or alive, who would it be? My Dad (even though he didn’t drink coffee), Walt Disney, because he found magic in the ordinary, and my Granny, so I could get her advice on raising boys!
Who is the most famous person you have ever met? Matt Lauer…he wasn’t nice at all.
What is your dream vacation? Hard choice…Ireland or one of those island resorts with cabanas on the water.
What is the one thing you can’t live without? My younglings
What is your proudest moment at HA/HU? Absolutely, hands down, receiving the “2017 President’s Award for Employee of the Year”.


Angie’s Corner

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”


In Case You Missed It

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The Ranch at StarPass threw a view party for the Victorian Secrets Fashion Show. The team outdid themselves and gave away prizes for the participants. It was a huge hit, and the event went off without a hitch. “After seeing the pictures, I’m jealous I wasn’t invited” Shannon Latsko, Leasing and Marketing Director at University Village.








University Village took their residents to the Zoo Lights despite the frigged temperatures, and as always, it was a huge success.










The View got into the holiday spirit and passed out goodies to their residents. After much deliberation, we’ve decided that these will be the new View uniforms.


Home Office News

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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.

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