Edmond was born in Visalia, CA, and has been in maintenance for 30 years. He began with the California Department of Recreation and worked there for 11 years, which included a promotion to Lead Tech. This prepared him for his role of Maintenance Director for a nursing home, a position he held for 7 years. After moving to Arizona with a home development company and pursuing his entrepreneurial spirit owning his handy business, Edmond moved into the apartment industry in May of 2012.
Edmond came on board with Homestead U when the company acquired The Ranch at Star Pass, and transferred to NorthPointe in January. Edmond has been a huge asset to the property during the transitions within the maintenance department; we are very happy to have him as part of the NorthPointe and Homestead UTeam!
1.) How long have you been with Homestead? 7 Months
2.) What were you doing before Homestead? Schooling
3.) Where are you originally from? Ghana, West Africa
4.) What’s your favorite part about your job? The problem solving aspect, and the teamwork
5.) What do you like to do outside of work? listening to music, play soccer and read
6.) What’s your favorite band or type of music? David Crowder Band (Gospel)
7.) What’s your favorite website? www.soccernet.com
8.) What’s your favorite local restaurant? Tee Jays
9.) What’s your dream vacation? Australia and China
10.) What’s the best movie you have seen recently? The Secret
Everyone had a great time at the 2013 CAA Expo! Homestead America made their presence known in their red “You Mustache Me about Homestead America” t-shirts. The team played their own scavenger hunt during the expo, of which those who completed the tasks were put into a drawing to win prizes at the after-party at El Vaquero. Now the question remains, how will the company top this next year?
What were you doing before you joined HAHU? Most recently (since August) I was working for myself doing HR Consulting. Before that I was doing HR for a company in Plain City.
What is the best thing about working in HR? Connecting with employees. I love that part of my job.
Where are you from originally? Chicago. Born and bred there. Moved here with my family 7 years ago.
What is your favorite food? French Fries
Previous company: I was with T&R for five years as Property Manager and then as a Regional Manager.
Where are you from? I am originally from Zanesville.
Favorite movie: Favorite movie is a hard one…I like comedies so let’s go with 40-Year-Old-Virgin.
What do you like to do for fun? I love spending time with my family. We enjoy golfing, bowling, and hanging by the pool in the summer.