Ariel Avila is Regional General Manager at Sonder, an alternative accommodation provider that combines the best of a hotel and an apartment. In this role, he’s responsible for Sonder’s East Coast markets from Miami to Montreal, representing ~2,500 apartments. He joined Sonder in early 2017 as the General Manager for Montreal and also served as Senior General Manager across Montreal and Boston. Prior to Sonder, Ariel spent time at Trunk Club (acquired by Nordstrom) in Operations and Expansion and worked at J.P. Morgan in its Investment Banking Division and Global Equity Research. Ariel holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Harvard Business School. A native of the Windy City and current resident of Boston, Ariel enjoys exploring Boston, staying fit, trying new restaurants, and traveling.