Village Green Welcomes Toni French as Vice President of People Services


French’s appointment builds on recent momentum and continues the company’s march toward national recognition as a top workplace

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 9, 2017 -- - Village Green, one of the nation's largest apartment property management companies, announced Toni French as Vice President of People Services today. As a member of the Village Green team, French will oversee and execute initiatives that ensure associate satisfaction. Additionally, she will utilize her award-winning background to grow a corporate culture that represents collaboration and hospitality-minded values.

“A thriving workplace environment is fundamental in cultivating success, and Toni’s reputation and experience will be instrumental in achieving our goals,” said Diane Batayeh, chief executive officer of Village Green. “We’re confident her guidance will empower our employees, and as a result, our renters.”

With more than 30 years of experience, French has a valuable background in enhancing cultural development, training employees and developing human-resources teams. As a result of her leadership, companies such as Hunton & Williams LLC, a Virginia-based law firm, have seen success in onboarding and maintaining key associates. From introducing extensive professional-growth courses to conducting service trainings, webinars and executive coaching, French has proven invaluable in enhancing day-to-day operations in the workplace.

“I’m honored to join Village Green and to be a part of such a motivated team,” said French. “My passion is fostering creative environments conducive to employee growth, and working for Village Green will be the perfect place to do so.”

Following its recent announcement of exceptional growth and development in the last year, Village Green remains committed to providing five-star rental experiences to those looking for a home. A 30-percent revenue increase over the past 12 months, coupled with a 25-percent rate of expansion for its nationwide portfolio of managed properties, represents one of the largest years of growth in the company's history. These outstanding performance numbers are the result of Village Green's team of industry veterans with a dedication to exceptional service and management.

About Village Green
Village Green is an award-winning Detroit-based property management company serving over 30 cities throughout the United States. With ten offices located in Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Atlanta, Connecticut and Scottsdale, Village Green’s hospitality based business model is focused on delivering exceptional living through passionate service. The company operates 40,000 units valued in excess of $6.5 billion. Village Green is led by a team of industry-recognized professionals whom take great pride in delivering authentic experiences through valued relationships, tailored amenities and uncompromised hospitality.
For more information on Village Green, please visit: www.villagegreen.com.