AVB Recently Hires New Residential Construction Framer and New Residential Construction Intern

Published: 01/11/17

AVB recently hired Charles Ludlow as a Residential Construction Framer and Stephen Timmer as a Residential Estimating Intern.


Charles has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Sales and Business Marketing from Western Michigan University. His experience in Residential Real Estate and Residential Contracting has given him an in-depth knowledge of home construction. At AVB, Charles will be working with the residential team to build custom homes throughout the community.


Stephen is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science with a focus in Civil Engineering from Western Michigan University. At AVB, he will be working closely with their Senior Residential Estimator, Dave Timmer, assisting with the issuing of purchase orders, helping compile job estimates and managing job files.

AVB has a rich and thriving intern program. Currently employing several interns, like Stephen, from several universities including Western Michigan University, Ferris State University, and Kalamazoo College. AVB has had the opportunity to provide training and real world experience, along with meaningful responsibility, to more than 25 interns hired over the past several years.

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.