Diversity and Inclusion

“I believe the greatest asset we have is our employees. Our values are embedded in the way our employees conduct themselves and while we consider life as a work in progress, we continually strive to stay true to our values.”
Sundip Patel, Founder and CEO.

Our Success is Built on the Shared Values of our Team

At AVANA, we pride ourselves on being both unique and diverse while embracing a set of shared values that guide us in all we do. Since our company’s founding in 2002, we have cultivated a workplace atmosphere that feels like a family – we come together as a team to achieve superior results for our clients.

As the company has grown, we have added layers of different skills, languages, ethnicities, and talents – all contributing to the effectiveness and sustainability of our team in an increasingly global and evolving world.

In an ever-changing world, our values remain constant. At AVANA, we select, develop, and nurture team members who are committed to living these values every day.

Put People First

Service, gratitude, and compassion are the foundations of our relationships with our clients, colleagues, and communities. Be fearless in seeking work/life balance, professional growth, and personal fulfillment.

Do the Right Thing

We act with integrity, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

Make an Impact

We enrich our communities through job creation, clean energy production, and volunteering where we live and work.

Excellence is a Journey

Our adaptability, resourcefulness, and commitment to growth enable us to persevere through challenges in an ever-changing marketplace.

Take the Lead

We proactively take ownership of tasks in order to meet desired outcomes. Seek out opportunities to lead without fear and take ownership of the final results. Clarify if needed.

What it's Like to

Work at AVANA Capital

We asked some of our colleagues how they feel about working at AVANA Capital. Here's what they had to say.

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AVANA has provided me an opportunity to develop and build a business within the company that enables me to directly contribute to something that is important to me – changing the way we power our homes, our businesses and our economy.

Walter Cuculic EVP - Renewable Energy
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I’ve always believed that a great culture is created through a shared passion for achieving a collaborative goal. Here at AVANA I’m fortunate to work with a team that uplifts its members, prioritizes its clients and pursues goals that facilitate both social and economic good.

Shivan Perera, Director VP, Real Estate Debt and Syndications
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I like coming to work each day because I never know what to expect - my days are filled with diverse activities and are action-packed. It's a lot of fun for me to use my creativity and problem-solving skills to tackle new challenges.

Lucy Parrish Executive Assistant and Office Manager
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AVANA gives me a wider perspective on both personal and professional levels on how a company should approach an ever-changing world by a revolution in management practices. AVANA keeps pushing forward by bridging the people in the chain - borrowers, investors and the company itself - through innovative, beneficial, goal-oriented and quality processes, products, and platforms. I firmly believe we all benefit, in the end, and that inspires me to continuously learn and relearn smart working.

Jane Alto AVP - Investor Relations

Daily Life at AVANA

We at AVANA incorporate our core values in all that we do. Our team is focused on exemplary work and we work together as a family to achieve the best results for our borrowers and investors.