Lydia TayVice President, Human Resources
Lauren Larre, Associate BrokerRegional Director, Calgary
Andrew Maclachlan, BrokerRegional Director, Calgary
Alicia JentnerRegional Director, Edmonton
Phoenix GiffuniDirector, Investment Properties
Rob Detta ColliDirector, Energy Management
Jason KripplDirector, Client Accounting
As President, Glenne Manlig is responsible for overseeing the teams that deliver the services and solutions of over 300 communities we manage in Alberta, comprising over 25,000 homes. Directly reporting into Glenne are leaders in operations, administration, accounting and human resources.
With 15 years of property management experience, Glenne is accountable for overall associate engagement, client retention and delivering on our promise of service excellence to our board of directors through living our core values every day.
Prior to this role, Glenne was an owner and operator of a boutique property management firm in Vancouver. During his time there, he led the company to significant growth through a comprehensive reorganization of the company. Glenne brings a strategic mindset, a focus on providing operational and service excellence and a commitment to enhancing the lives of the people and the communities that he serves.
Lydia started her career in London, England and has since developed expertise in Recruitment, Employee Engagement, Change Management and Learning & Development from working in the consulting, private industry and the academic sectors. Most recently, Lydia was the Manager of Employee Engagement and Development for Purdys Chocolatier where she redefined the organization’s approach to employee experience and culture, culminating in a Glassdoor Best Places to Work award.
Lydia holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). Lydia enjoys staying active by running, skiing and hiking.
“Working in human resources, I’m certainly drawn towards our values of “Be Genuinely Helpful” and “Build Great Relationships”, however the value resonating with me most is “Aim High”. I firmly believe that tremendous opportunities lie ahead for FirstService Residential, and supporting our team in reaching these inspires me.”
Lauren Larre, Associate Broker
An active leader Lauren is at the forefront of creating and improving processes and ways for improved efficiency on her team. “I’m always looking for new or improved ways of doing our work that will better serve our associates, the boards they serve, and their condominium clients,” says Lauren.
Lauren volunteers her time as a board member with CCI South board of directors, providing expertise in various areas including board/owner education, conflict resolution, coaching, training and development.
Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Lauren holds a sociology degree. She enjoys golfing, family time and her two dogs.
Andrew Maclachlan, Broker
Andrew serves as Regional Director for FirstService Residential. In this role, he is responsible for supporting community managers in their daily operations, while also ensuring that all onsite staff are delivering exceptional service to boards of directors and residents.
Andrew possesses extensive experience with strategic planning, contract negotiation, cost containment and contract and vendor management. A leader in corporate services with the commercial real estate sector for over 30 years, he has a proven record of providing customer first solutions.
Before joining FirstService Residential, Andrew was General Manager Western Canada for a publicaly traded REIT. Andrew holds a B.Ed. from Concordia University in Montreal and is a licensed realtor and broker of record for FirstService Residential in Alberta.
Alicia brings more than 10 years of condominium management experience to her role. She formerly owned and operated one of the highest rated boutique condominium management firms in Edmonton. Alicia’s condo roots run deep as a past condo owner herself and serving as the board president for the corporation.
Alicia brings many strengths to her role and her ability to adapt and change is key to her successful career. She says it’s difficult to choose just one core value, however, Improve It rises to the top. “We can always improve and I firmly believe in progress. Improve It acknowledges our humanity and resilience and I enjoy the challenge of the journey to continually Improve It.”
Alicia’s vast experience in condominium management, and her financial and business acumen are complemented by a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Ecology. When she’s not working Alicia loves a perfect cappuccino, a refreshing nature hike and snuggling in for family movie night.
Specializing in rejuvenating underperforming property portfolios, Phoenix says, “Aim high challenges me daily to get outside my comfort zone and never settle, we can always do better.”
Phoenix has worked in small and large companies including not-for-profit, managing various building types and portfolios. Holding her Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®) designation along with her property management real estate associate license, Phoenix was previously area manager with one of Canada’s largest owner/operator property management groups.
With over 19 years’ experience in multi-family housing, Phoenix joined FirstService Residential in 2019, and worked with the leadership team to launch Alberta market’s multi-family platform in 2020.
Rob Detta Colli
Joining FirstService Energy, Rob brings 15 years of energy management experience working directly with multi-unit residential owners. Rob is an engineer, holds a master’s in business, and is a Certiﬁed Energy Manager.
Jason brings many strengths to his role, including careful listening habits that mean adapting his communication style to each individual. Whether it’s internal or external clients, he makes it his goal to fully understand and meet client needs.
His well-rounded experience includes working in the multi-family sector with different multi-family developers in Calgary. As a Chartered Professional Accountant, and CPA Alberta member, Jason is experienced in private and public accounting that includes trust accounting.