Meet The Team


James Nguyen

Senior Leasing Consultant

Hello Everyone! My name is James and I am the senior leasing consultant for Palm Valley. I moved to San Jose in 2008 when I transferred from DVC to San Jose State University. I graduated in the spring of 2012 but decided I like San Jose so much that I will stay for a little while. My favorite hobbies are snowboarding, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, wrestling, bike riding, and just hanging out with my friends and family. You know where to find me so hopefully I can meet you all!

Samantha Hola

Leasing Administrator

Hi everyone! My name is Samantha Hola and I love to travel. I have been across the United States and have traveled to London and Spain, but nothing beats the comfort of home right here in the Bay Area. Now that I have a family of my own our travels have become much more exciting. I am obsessed with social media especially instagram. I am also a big fan of old school cars, so if you see me in a red drop top impala don’t hesitate to say hi.


Joie Curtiz

Leasing Consultant

Hello my name is Joie, and I am honestly one of the nicest people you will ever meet. Coming from a fairly large family my mom raised me the value respect and kindness, therefore it comes very easy to me how to treat others. I love to joke around, and have a comical view on life. I also have a huge heart and I am able to fulfill it by doing what I love most, which is international humanitarian volunteering. This allows me to reflect on my life and realize that people can be good in the world. If you see me around any of the communities, please stop be to say hello, id really appreciate that.


Iza Bueza

Leasing Consultant

Hi everyone! My name is Maria Bueza but my friends all know me as “Iza”! I am originally from the Philippines and have so many wonderful stories about my time and trips to there. I am inspired by my father, he was an amazing man. In my spare time I enjoy shopping and watching movies. I also love to travel and my favorite place is Scotland.

Madeline Solis

Leasing Consultant

Hi everyone, my name is Madeline Solis and I graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Child and Adolescent development in May 2014. I am originally from Stockton, CA, but have been living in San Jose since 2010. San Jose has definitely become my home away from home and I cannot wait to continue to meet new people in this wonderful city. There are so many opportunities to enhance my future, and not to mention all of the fun activities the Bay Area has to offer! If you ever want to know of something fun to do, come find me!

David Cheung

Leasing Consultant

Hi my name is David, I am a leasing Consultant here at Palm Valley. Some of my hobbies are collecting sneakers, hanging out with friends, cooking, and music. I really enjoy sushi, House of Prime Rib, and Pho. My favorite movies are Training Day, The Sandlot, Jakie Brown, and Captain Phillips. Favorite sports team Golden State Warriors, Oakland A’s, and Oakland Raiders. I am a Words with Friends champ! If you see me around feel free to say hi!