Young Leaders With Givens Communities Recognized

Three young leaders from Givens Communities are among nominees for the inaugural PROpel AVL Awards, which celebrate local professionals under 40 who have not only excelled in their respective fields but have also demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, and mentorship.

Josue Molina, Director of Independent Living Sales and Marketing; Jessie Bosshard, Executive Director of Givens Home First; and Baylee Avera, Human Resources Director at Givens Communities, are among the 31 nominees in three categories.

Josue Molina

Molina was cited for his innovative marketing strategies and leadership in the senior living industry reflect his commitment to revolutionizing the aging experience. His dedication to community involvement extends to various initiatives, from elder abuse awareness to sustainability efforts. As one nominator underscores, “In his capacity as Director of Independent Living Sales and Marketing, Josue actively shapes the future of senior living opportunities, propelled by a steadfast commitment to revolutionize the aging experience.”

Baylee Avera

Avera is a dynamic leader dedicated to organizational growth and employee development. Her journey from an HR Administrative Assistant to her current role reflects her exceptional leadership qualities and commitment to excellence. Her nominator notes, “Baylee shines brightly as a current leader within Givens Communities. She is trusted by her colleagues and team members.”

Jessie Bosshard

Bosshard’s commitment to the aging sector is unwavering. Her international experience and leadership at Givens Home First highlight her dedication to enhancing the lives of older adults and their families. Jessie’s role as a mentor extends beyond her team, as she actively advocates for innovation and inclusivity in aging services, earning her the title of a natural leader and advocate. Her nominator remarks, “She has natural leadership ability and makes others feel part of a team, like they are able to be their authentic selves, and reach for new opportunities that will be supported.”

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will honor all the accomplished nominees at the PROpel AVL Awards program on May 7, at Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville. To learn more about leadership and career opportunities with Givens Communities, contact us at [email protected] or 828-274-4800.