Special Strength: “Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing.”
Goal: As the first point of contact, to build rapport with clients and guide them to the next steps of their journey with a financial mediator.
Focus: Be the support for colleagues with case preps through divorce work. As an office manager, assist in administrative tasks and manage the Collaborative Alliance suite.
Interests: Content creation (Instagram), photography, watching/reading anything about interior design, visiting the north shores, weekend travels to Chicago, foodie adventurer
Her Colleagues Say: “Val’s quiet demeanor is refreshing in our office of strong-minded and outspoken team members! She keeps Collaborative Alliance and the Divorce team in-check and we especially love when Lola the dog comes to visit! “
Val started with AJW in back in 2019 in a part-time role as office manager for the Collaborative Alliance office suites where she kept the office running smoothly, managing all aspects of inner office, client and tenant relations while attending to the Company’s day-to-day office needs, and providing concierge services to our clients. Since then, her role and hours have expanded to lend support to the divorce team. She assists in scheduling divorce planning meetings, document request follow-up and email box coordination.