REAL House Inc. has a team of diverse, professional and credentialed staff members. They are dedicated to addressing the individual needs of clients through comprehensive treatment and discharge planning, while ensuring that each client is treated with respect.
MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Mr. Jennings established REAL House Inc. in 2004, as an emergency shelter and residential treatment facility. It is through his commitment that REAL House Inc. has become a leader in providing top quality residential and outpatient treatment services. In less than a decade, he has expanded REAL HOUSE Inc. throughout Essex County, NJ. Currently REAL House has 5 facilities, servicing more than 100 clients annually. It is slated to open a sixth facility in Union County.
Prior to establishing REAL House, Mr. Jennings worked in Finance. He began his career at IBM as an Internal Accountant. He then turned his keen business sense on Wall Street serving as an Equities Trader at ESI, which became a subsidiary of Bank of New York. He went on to become Vice President of Institutional Sales for Udentadl Capital Partners.
Mr. Choice first became associated with REAL House Inc. serving on the Board of Directors. In 2010 he became the Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the financial matters of the organization and assisting in securing new funding.
Wally Choice’s experience in finance spans three decades. He began his career working as a Senior Financial Analyst for a medical division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. While at J&J, he opened a retail service business that was sold after 20 profitable years in 2006.
Wally Choice is also a partner in BFM Holdings Inc., a real estate investment firm. His expertise as a real estate investor has been instrumental in selecting prime facility locations for REAL House Inc.
Choice is the President of Million Man Montclair, a community service organization that has prepared and served 7,000 meals to senior citizens and the disabled, over the past 16 years.
He sits on the Board of Directors of Homecorp, a non-profit affordable housing agency. He is also the Board Treasurer for the Montclair Child Development Corporation, a nonprofit agency that provides Head Start and educational services to a number of municipalities in Essex County.
Wally A. Choice is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance.
Manager Human Resources
Ann Jennings has been part of the REAL House team since its inception. As Manager of Human Resources she oversees all employee related services.
Nilda Rodriguez joined the Real House family in 2018. She has a Master’s in Counseling, and is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, with nearly 25 years of experience in substance abuse counseling.