Driving a great company forward takes a plethora of different talents, focuses, strengths, and passions.. Ranging from industry experts with decades in the business to leaders with experience from a vast collection of industries coming together with laser focus on growth for the company and community at large. Get to know our leaders…
Although Naum was approached by Avi Amir in 1997, prior commitments prevented him from joining the homebuilder until 2010, when he started at Homes by Avi. Having been active in the development and construction industries both in Alberta and abroad since 1988, Naum has worked with builders, developers, municipal and urban development engineering firms, and city governments. He’s recognized as a professional engineer in Alberta and B.C. and holds MBAs from both Queen’s University and Cornell. Prior to joining Homes by Avi, Naum worked as a GM for Streetside Development Corp. Naum also sat on Subdivision Development Appeal Board with the City of Calgary and CHBA-Calgary’s Government Affairs Committee. At Homes by Avi, he splits his time between sourcing new business opportunities and new operating capital for both the single and multi-family divisions.
Darren Soltes is an entrepreneurial business leader who is passionate about building substantial business opportunities with great people and solid values. After joining Homes by Avi full time in 1997, Darren has embarked on a career that included the Corporation’s development of the current Information Technology Systems, Human Resource practice, and various Business Development opportunities.
In 2010, Darren and his family moved to Austin, Texas, to assist in growing the US division of the company. In 2018, Darren returned to Canada to focus on the improvement of corporate division structure and the various offered services. Continuing with his love for new opportunities, he is currently leading the Blue Jean Property Management team and the development of this new business.