Employee Spotlight: Junior Horn

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HornName: Junior Horn

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Property: Century City

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?: 1.5 Years.

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Maintenance.

3.) Where are you originally from?: Inez, KY

4.) What is your dream vacation?: Going to the Grand Canyon or seeing the ocean for the first time.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?: Fishing and spending time with grand children.

6.) What is the best concert you have ever been to?: George Jones.

7.) What is the most challenging part about your job? Problem solving water leaks.

8.) What is a talent you have?: Carpentry

9.) Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us: If I were to tell you it wouldn’t be a surprise.

10.) What is your proudest moment at HU? Being promoted to supervisor and working with great people.

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Employee Spotlight: Tim Taylor

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Tim_TaylorName: Tim Taylor

Job Title: Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Property: University Village

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?: Three years, this month.

2.) What is your role at Homestead?: Maintenance Supervisor

3.) What is your proudest moment at HA/HU?: The new pool opening. It was my first major project completion.

4.) What is your favorite part about working at HA/HU?: Getting a challenging problem, and finding out how to solve it effectively.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?: I’m an avid pool player. I am in four pool leagues, and I referee in high level tournaments for APA.

6.) Where are you originally from?: Malaga, Ohio. 25 minutes from St. Clairsville.

7.) What’s on your bucket list?: Base Jumping

8.) What is your favorite line from a movie?: “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?” – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

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Employee Spotlight: David Rivera

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429822_291640410907191_218414239_nName: David Rivera

Job Title: Business Administrator

Property: The Ranch at Star Pass

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?: Two years this November

2.) What is your role at Homestead?: Business Administrator

3.) What is your proudest moment at HA/HU?: Being a team player

4.) What is your favorite part about working at HA/HU? Everyone works together all the way from the property level to the home office.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?: Outside of work, I like to spend as much time as I can with my friends and family.

6.) Where are you originally from?: Tucson, AZ

7.) What’s the one thing that you can’t live without? Family and friends

8.) What’s on your bucket list?: Travel the world and see as many different countries as I can

9.) What is your favorite line from a movie?: “I’ll be back.” – Terminator

9.) Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us?: I volunteer once a month at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

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Employee Spotlight: Randy Edwards

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EdwardsName: Randy Edwards

Job Title: Maintenance Director

Property: Shaker Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?:   One year and eight months.

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Medical equipment installer

3.) Where are you originally from?:  Lancaster, Ohio.

4.) What’s your dream vacation?:  Going to a very southern beach and not having a time to return

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?: Hunting wild animals

6.) What is the best concert you have been to?: Sammy Kershaw

7.) What’s your New Year’s Resolution?:  To lose 15lbs before vacation

8.) Who is the most famous person you have ever met?: Sammy Kershaw

9.) What is a talent you have?: Building things with wood

10.) What super power would you have?:  Flying

11.) What is your favorite HA/HU memory?:  Receiving the Maintenance Director of the Year award in December 2014

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Employee Spotlight: Steven Wright

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WrightEmployee Spotlight

Name: Steven Wright

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Property: Georgetown Apartments

 

 

 

 

 

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?:   1 year in 2009, then since Nov. 2011

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Maintenance

3.) Where are you originally from?:  Geneva, Ohio.

4.) What’s your favorite part about being an HA employee?:  I would have to say all of my fellow employees and the trust the company has in us.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?:  Bass fishing and more bass fishing.

6.) What’s your favorite band or type of music?: I like all kinds

7.) What’s your favorite website?:  ebay.com

8.) What’s your favorite local restaurant?: Quaker Steak and Son of Thurman’s

9.) What’s your dream vacation?:  Alaskan Cruise

10.) What’s the best TV show you have seen lately?:  Anything on History Channel

11.) What’s your favorite HA memory?:  Rescuing baby raccoons that had fallen into a wall cavity of one of the apartments.

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Employee Spotlight: Ashley Castle

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Ashley_CastleEmployee Spotlight

Name: Ashley Castle

Job Title: Leasing Agent

Property: River Park

 

 

 

 

 

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?:   Almost one year.

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Full Time Mom.

3.) Where are you originally from?:  Guysville, Ohio.

4.) What’s your favorite part about being an HA employee?:  The fact that there is always something to do.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?:  Hanging out with my family.

6.) What’s your favorite band or type of music?: Country.

7.) What’s your favorite website?:  Amazon.com

8.) What’s your favorite local restaurant?:  Leghorns.

9.) What’s your dream vacation?:  Disney World with my family.

10.) What’s the best TV show you have seen lately?:  Criminal Minds.

11.) What’s your favorite HA memory?:  The opening of the Resident Life Center at River Park and seeing everyone enjoying it!

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Employee Spotlight: Issac Mensah

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Employee Spotlight

Name: Issac A. Mensah

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Property: Shaker Square

 

 

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

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