Kelechi

Kelechi Akusobi

Development Officer

"(The most rewarding part of my job is) seeing a partner, whether it be a housing authority or tenant, satisfied with the work product that I helped to put together."

Q & A

What is the most interesting thing about working at Michaels and the work you do?
The most interesting thing about working at Michaels is seeing how different teams incentives align or misalign. The most interesting part of the work that I do is figuring out how to the balance the needs, wants and realistic outcomes of the parties that are involved in a deal, current or future residents, Developer, architect, investor, etc.
What is the most rewarding part about your job?
Seeing a partner, whether it be a housing authority or tenant, satisfied with the work product that I helped to put together.
How much does the company culture and your coworkers/team make up for your satisfaction?
My co-workers are a significant part of the satisfaction. It is comforting to be able to count on knowledgeable, and resourceful colleagues. This helps to make some seemingly insurmountable challenges more achievable.
What are three benefits you’ve discovered about working here that you weren’t aware of when you started?
Transparency in operations Friendly, supportive people in the office Candy in the lobby!
What advice would you give a job seeker who’s thinking about applying for a job with us?
Care about providing affordable housing. Care and listen to the people that occupy affordable housing.