Growing up with both parents being in the real estate industry, Alex has learnt from a young age! She has extensive hands-on experience in the property management and corporate relocation industry with Citysearch Rental Network Inc., owned by her mother, prior to joining Royal LePage Benchmark.
Alex is a team player and is known for being a hard-working, knowledgeable and professional individual who gets the job done delivering results. With strong communication skills and a proactive mindset, she provides a great experience for everyone she represents.
Before starting her real estate career, Alex completed her degree in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Alberta. During and post university graduation, Alex worked in cardiac surgery research both at the Hamilton General Hospital (Hamilton, ON) and at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Heart Institute (Edmonton, AB). More recently, Alex moved back home to Calgary to join the family businesses in real estate to work with her parents, Lisa Hamielec and John Hripko.
Her father, John Hripko, a realtor with Royal LePage for over 35 years, and her mother, Lisa Hamielec, who is the broker and owner of a Property Management company in Calgary.
Alex has played hockey and ringette for years from a very young age through to university, even attending boarding school, and playing for Athol Murray College of Notre Dame. Alex is a hockey goaltender and knows that she is the last line of defense. Today, she still loves to play regularly on a co-ed recreational team.
Creativity, drive and leadership are some of Alex’s greatest strengths.