AVB hires two new Project Engineers

Published: 12/16/13

AVB recently hired Rebecca Belinski and Andrew Schipper as Project Engineers.  Their roles with AVB include setting up and maintaining online Project Document Manager (PDM), as well as handling RFIs, and project correspondence.


Belinski first graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.A. in English before continuing on to receive a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies with honors from Kellogg Community College.  Belinski recently worked as a Process Supervisor for Best Buy as well as a Legal Intern at Walling & Foster, P.C.  At AVB she will utilize her communication and leadership skills in order to organize and facilitate projects as Project Engineer.


Schipper obtained a degree in the honor’s program for Pre-Engineering from Kalamazoo Valley Community College, and went on to receive his Civil/Construction Engineering degree from Western Michigan University in April 2013.  Starting with AVB as a Monroe-Brown intern in 2012, Schipper has gained valuable knowledge of the construction industry.  Schipper managed all project submittals and documentation for LEED credits on large construction projects and is now on site at the new Keystone Bank branch on Drake Road in Kalamazoo.

Building southwest Michigan since 1981, AVB’s commercial division focuses on construction management in the healthcare, education, office and retail markets.  AVB’s custom residential building division specializes in single-family homes, condominiums and neighborhoods.  AVB’s development group focuses on property development for commercial, residential, and mixed uses.

If you would like more information on this topic, or would like to schedule an interview, please contact Doug Phillips, Director of Client Relations, at 269.488.3304 or via email at