University of Wisconsin-Madison | Bachelor’s in Business Administration
First student housing experience: I worked as a front desk assistant at a private residence hall, answering phones, sorting mail and packages, and assisting residents, parents and guests.
Most memorable college experience: Meeting my wife at a computer engineering-house event.
Dan provides operational supervision for one American Campus Communities regional vice president and five regional managers. He oversees all operational aspects for dozens of communities, providing direction to his operations team members and day-to-day operational support to the on-site management staff. Dan is also the communities’ corporate liaison between ACC and partner institutions.
Dan has over 15 years of experience in the student housing industry. He joined ACC in 2012 as an area manager at our three communities serving students at State University of New York at Buffalo. He advanced to become a regional manager and then a senior regional vice president.
Texas A&M University | Bachelor’s & Master’s in Accounting
Something most people don't know: I grew up in an Air Force family and lived in Fairbanks, Alaska, for five years. Many years, and many sweltering summers later, I'll still take the Texas heat over brutal Fairbanks winters any day.
Steve oversees the planning, organization and implementation of all tax initiatives at American Campus Communities. He ensures ACC’s compliance with all REIT tax laws and regulations and directs the performance of tax due diligence on transactions. He implements tax optimization strategies for federal, state, and local tax filings, and drives tax reduction efforts by assessing and adapting ACC’s current tax strategies. Steve also oversees ACC’s property tax function for its multi-state portfolio to optimize financial results for investors.
Steve’s history with ACC goes back to his days as a tax professional specializing in real estate in Deloitte’s Houston office, where he first prepared the company’s income tax returns in 2005. After an eight-year tenure at Deloitte, he eventually joined ACC in 2009.
Steve is a licensed CPA and active board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown.
Prairie View A&M University | Bachelor’s in Psychology/Sociology
Favorite thing about college: The lifelong friendships I made and meeting my life partner who is also part of the ACC family.
One thing most people don’t know about me: I am a first-generation college student. After I graduated, my mom attended PVAMU and earned her bachelor’s degree in education.
Tosha ensures the success of American Campus Communities’ third-party management division, which also includes on-campus ACE properties. Her responsibilities include supervising business operations, facilities maintenance, marketing and leasing, residence life and student development for on-campus managed communities.
Tosha began her career in student housing as a community assistant at ACC’s first development at Prairie View A&M University. Although her original goal was to be a clinical psychologist, in her CA role Tosha quickly learned she had a passion for helping students. She moved on to other property-level roles at ACC including resident director, bookkeeper, leasing manager and eventually general manager. She is a graduate of the ACC Inside Track program. At the corporate level, Tosha was a regional manager and regional vice president prior to her promotion to senior regional vice president.
SVP, Public/Private Partnerships
Texas State University | Bachelor’s in Marketing and Finance, Summa Cum Laude
Best college-themed movie/TV show: Rudy
Noel leads American Campus Communities’ business development efforts under the P3 (public-private partnership) model. He helps university leaders see how utilizing the private sector can help them deliver the types of housing that today’s student consumers demand in a more efficient, cost-effective way than traditional approaches.
Noel has participated in the awarding of more than XX student housing projects for both public and private universities. Over the last two decades, Noel has served ACC in a variety of capacities, including market analyst, director of development, and vice president of on-campus development. He is an active participant in numerous industry conferences, such as the National Association of College and University Business Officers, Association of College and University Housing Officers – International, Society for College and University Planning and National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
Outside of work, Noel is an active member of the local Boy Scouts board.
Walden University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah State University | Ph.D. in Management, Master of Public Health, Bachelor’s in Biology
First student housing experience: My first residence life experience was moving into my shared room with my twin sister in Wright Hall which was an all-female dorm with community bathrooms. We were both so excited and could not wait to explore the college campus our mom and grandmother attended! During our freshman year we participated in a lock-in in the administration building advocating for better housing and some years later ACC came in and built a new apartment style community.
Most memorable college experience: My most memorable experience was my probate show where myself along with 13 of my line sisters were presented to the campus as new members of the first African American Sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Felicia helps steer the success of American Campus Communities’ third-party management division, which includes on-campus ACE properties. Her responsibilities include supervising business operations, facilities maintenance, marketing and leasing, residence life and student development, and staffing for ACC-managed communities.
Felicia has 24 years of experience in the student housing industry. While attending Savannah State University (SSU) she served as a resident assistant for Lockette Hall for three years. She began her career with ACC in 2000 as the assistant general manager at University Village serving SSU. She has since served ACC in a variety of positions including general manager, floater manager, area manager, regional manager and regional vice president.
SVP, Brand & MarCom Strategy
Florida State University | Bachelor’s in English Literature
Favorite college-themed movie: Good Will Hunting!
Gina leads American Campus Communities’ brand and corporate marketing and communications and has been instrumental in building ACC’s renowned reputation. She oversees stakeholder communications from the earliest stages of development and manages the company’s media relations, crisis communications.
Gina also oversees ACC’s social impact programs and is an active member of its ESG Taskforce, Social Impact Committee, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Taskforce and American Campus Charity Foundation. She leads the company's mental health initiative and is a board member of the Hi, How Are You Project, a nonprofit promoting wellness among young people.
In her previous role as ACC’s VP of investor relations and marketing, Gina managed investor communications to establish ACC, the first publicly traded real estate investment trust, as a best-in-class company, defining a new investment class. Gina joined ACC with international marketing experience across multiple industries, including previous positions at Horticulture Australia Limited and Cello Technologies.
University of California, Santa Barbara; San Diego State University | Bachelor’s in Geography, Master’s in Public Administration
Most people don't know: My original plan was to fly F-15s in the Air Force, but poor vision made that dream less likely, so I chose “the world’s second most exciting profession” – student housing!
Steve spearheads American Campus Communities’ third-party management division, recognized as the nation’s premier student housing manager. His mission is to deliver the optimal living-learning experience for residents, while exceeding the goals and standards of ACC’s clients. Steve’s oversight of ACC-managed communities includes procuring third-party management contracts and supervising business operations, facilities maintenance, marketing and leasing, residence life, student development and staffing.
Steve began his career in student housing as a resident assistant and ultimately a residential life director at a privately owned residence hall near University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduation, he continued his career at El Conquistador near San Diego State University and Granville Towers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
SVP, Chief Revenue Officer
Texas A&M University | Bachelor’s in Finance; Master’s in Land Economics and Real Estate
Something most people don't know: Cooking is my favorite hobby. While I was in school, I constantly watched the Food Network while living in the ΣΑΕ house.
Dan is responsible for all aspects of American Campus Communities’ financial planning and analysis efforts and ensuring the successful execution of ACC’s portfolio initiatives. He oversees ACC’s owned-portfolio forecasts and the development of our enterprise financial planning software system. He also provides strategic oversight of the annual lease-up process, property renovations, dispositions and coordination of business intelligence and market research.
Dan joined ACC in 2012 as a director in the investments department, where he assisted in underwriting and closing ACC’s portfolio acquisitions. He previously served as an associate at Hawkeye Partners, an Austin-based real estate private equity firm focused on launching first-time investment management programs. He started his career in New York, working for Citigroup’s Real Estate Investment Banking division, where he advised real estate investment trust and lodging companies on mergers, acquisitions and capital-raising activities. He started his real estate career by interning with ACC while in grad school.
East Carolina University | Bachelor’s and Master’s in English
Most memorable college experience: Being President of my sorority. It was my first big leadership role and taught me a lot of skills and lessons I use in my job at American Campus Communities.
Favorite thing about college: Meeting so many people from different walks of life. I loved listening to their stories and making personal connections that have turned out to be professional connections post-college.
Emily oversees 15 of American Campus Communities’ markets, and specializes in employee development, marketing and leasing.. She also assists in the disposition process, helping the company to dispose of assets that do not meet ACC’s core investment criteria.
Emily began her career with ACC in 2008, and has moved from area manager to regional vice president to her current role as senior regional vice president. Before joining ACC, Emily worked in various positions in the student housing industry including leasing manager and general manager.
Outside of work, Emily serves as a chapter advisor for Alpha Omicron Pi fraternity and is on the board of the Student Affairs Advancement Council at East Carolina University.
University of Central Florida | Bachelor’s in Management
Best college-themed movie/TV show: Old School
Larry oversees the operations for all of American Campus Communities’ owned properties, including our American Campus Equity (ACE) projects. He guides the development of annual property and strategic plans to ensure our communities are meeting our clients’ goals and delivering an exceptional student experience. To keep things running smoothly, he coordinates our communities’ annual lease up and turn, and also supervises business operations, facilities maintenance, marketing and leasing, residence life, student development, staffing.
Larry also supports the regional managers and field community staff in his portfolio, drawing upon his own experience. He began his ACC career as a community assistant while attending the University of Central Florida and then went on to serve our company in various management and leasing capacities at the property, area, regional and corporate level.
SVP, Chief Risk Officer
Texas A&M University | Bachelor’s and Master’s in Accounting
Favorite thing about college: The freedom to explore and learn, and the opportunities and encouragement to create and discover!
Stacey oversees American Campus Communities’ risk department. She leads ACC’s audit, compliance, security, and risk management strategies to fulfill ACC’s core value of doing the right thing. Her team not only mitigates risk and fraud, but also protects our internal control over financial reporting.
Stacey previously worked for Ernst & Young, where she participated as a senior auditor during ACC’s initial public offering. She also gained experience with public companies while working in corporate accounting at Freescale (now NXP).
Stacey is a licensed CPA and enjoys giving back to the community. She serves on the Board of Directors as Audit Committee Chair for the Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area.
The University of Texas at Austin | Economics
First student housing experience: I moved into Jester Hall for my freshman year at The University of Texas at Austin. Standard shared room with community bathrooms down the hall. Met a lot of great people and will never forget the camaraderie we had on our floor.
Most memorable college experience: Meeting many great friends, several of which are still some of my best friends to this day.
Favorite thing about college: Watching Longhorn sports, especially football!
Something most people don't know: I love to play the guitar.
Favorite college-themed movie: 30 for 30 Survive and Advance
Jimmy started working in the student housing industry as a Community Assistant while attending The University of Texas at Austin. In 2004, Jimmy joined American Campus as a General Manager in Fresno, California to open University Village.
Jimmy later came home to Texas to be a General Manager and Area Manager, before being promoted to Regional Manager in 2008. Since 2008, Jimmy has overseen communities as far apart as North Carolina to the California coast as both a Regional and Regional Vice President.
The University of Texas at Austin | Bachelor’s in Finance
Favorite college-themed movie/TV show: Good Will Hunting
As one of the nation’s foremost experts in student housing transaction structure and finance, Jen helps American Campus Communities’ college and university clients choose the financing structure that best meets their needs. Her primary focus is negotiating, financing, and closing ACC’s P3 (public-private partnership) projects, which have included project-based 501(c)3 transactions, conventional leasehold mortgages, ACC equity ownership transactions and university general obligation bonds.
Jen began her career in commercial banking at Texas Commerce Bank and JPMorgan Chase, where she made construction loans for student housing projects including ACC communities. She joined the ACC team in 2002.
Jen is an active board member for LifeWorks Youth & Family Alliance.
SVP, Leasing and Marketing
Texas A&M University | Bachelor’s in Marketing
Most people don't know: I performed live in Carnegie Hall with my high school choir.
Favorite thing about college: Realizing that I was 100% in control of my success or failure in everything. After a tough first semester, I started actually going to class and studying. I ultimately graduated early with honors while working full-time in my future career.
Kimmy oversees the leasing administration process and marketing activities for all communities in the American Campus Communities portfolio, maintaining a high occupancy rate and positive experience for residents. Her complex role encompasses strategic planning, budget analysis and leading her team in developing and executing comprehensive internal and external communications campaigns. She leads ACC’s leasing and marketing directors in making data-driven decisions based on key metrics such as closing ratios and campaign performance.
Kimmy joined ACC in 2001 as a community assistant while attending Texas A&M University. She came on board full-time after graduation and has served in increasing capacities in leasing administration and, ultimately, community marketing.
SVP, Acquisitions and Asset Management
Texas A&M University | Bachelor’s in History
Favorite college-themed TV show/movie: Rudy
Kris is responsible for acquiring student housing communities and successfully onboarding them into the American Campus Communities’ portfolio. He handles sourcing, negotiating, and transacting all aspects of acquisitions. This includes initial feasibility and diligence, contract negotiation, maintaining owner and broker relations and financial underwriting. Over the last two decades, he has overseen single-asset acquisitions, mezzanine-financed pre-sales, joint ventures and portfolio acquisitions.
Kris joined ACC in 2001 as a community assistant at Callaway House College Station, and then advanced to increasing capacities in operations, asset management and investments. He holds a Texas Broker’s License as well as Certified Commercial Investment Member accreditation.
Texas State University | Bachelor’s in Biology, Master of Business Administration
Something most people don't know: I became an EMT during my sophomore year in college.
As a key member of American Campus Communities’ development team, Heather oversees the design and space planning of our new communities to ensure they meet ACC’s development standards. She also manages renovations and repositioning activities for our existing portfolio, national purchasing agreements, development accounting, property integration, signage coordination and the procurement and installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment.
Heather’s entire professional career since has been with ACC. She has played key roles in investments, business development, project management and asset management. Heather’s diverse experience and partnering approach have been instrumental in ACC’s success, enhancing the value of our communities and driving occupancy and rental rate growth.
SVP, Quality Assurance and Safety Officer
The University of Texas at Austin | Bachelor’s in Economics
Most people don't know: I am an Eagle Scout.
Jeff oversees management services for 50 percent of American Campus Communities’ owned and ACE® properties, holding ultimate financial and corporate responsibility and ensuring the student experience lives up to our brand promise. His role encompasses business operations, facilities maintenance, marketing and leasing, residence life, student development, staffing, and support for all regional managers and field community staff in his portfolio. He also oversees the development of annual property and strategic plans, implementation of our annual lease up, and coordination of terms.
Jeff began his student housing career in 1991, working as a resident assistant, then resident director, at Dobie Center near The University of Texas at Austin. After graduation, Jeff held multiple management positions with Century Property Management Company. He then joined ACC as general manager for our Southgate community at Florida State University, went on to become regional manager, and has held increasing responsibilities ever since.
SVP, Chief Technology Officer
The Pennsylvania State University | Bachelor’s in Hotel & Restaurant Management
Something most people don't know: I was a Michelin-sponsored social media influencer on Instagram with my sports car page.
Hoang leads American Campus Communities’ technical services team in the execution of companywide technology enterprise solutions. These include ACC’s operations and maintenance platforms as well as our IT services for communities and residents.
Hoang brings extensive technology leadership experience to ACC. He joined us from Bonotel Exclusive Travel, a subsidiary of Internova Travel Group. As Bonotel’s chief information officer, he led the move to a modern cloud scalable vendor platform that allowed the company to rapidly grow its wholesale travel product business beyond hotels to over 1,000 international tour operators. Prior to Bonotel, Hoang spent 23 years at LaQuinta in operations and IT, eventually becoming vice president of applications, providing leadership and architecture oversight for the enterprise applications portfolio. He started his hospitality career in college, working in various staff-level positions for full-service hotel companies.
University of Central Florida | Bachelor’s in Advertising-Public Relations
Something most people don't know: In high school, I traveled across the country competing in dance competitions with my dance team. We were even once recognized and featured in Dance Spirit Magazine.
Angela helms the daily operations of XX% of American Campus Communities’ portfolio, overseeing the facilities, financials, marketing, leasing, resident life and staffing functions for these communities. She ensures all team members are equipped to deliver an exceptional experience for residents.
Angela began her career with ACC as a community assistant while attending the University of Central Florida. After graduation, she joined the company full-time and has learned every aspect of the company’s operations through property and corporate positions including leasing manager, assistant general manager, general manager, area manager over Newark and Philadelphia, regional manager and regional vice president.
SVP, Corporate Responsibility and Development
The University of Texas at Arlington | Bachelor’s in Journalism and Marketing
Favorite college movie: Road Trip and Animal House
Jason leads all aspects of American Campus Communities’ on-campus development projects. He works closely with our university partners to bring their vision of the student experience to life while meeting their architectural standards, financial goals and operational needs. Along the way, he oversees market analysis, project feasibility, design and team oversight.
Jason also leads ACC’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) team. He is responsible for setting our long-term ESG goals and leading sustainability initiatives to reduce emissions, conserve resources and minimize climate risk. His big-picture planning draws upon deep experience: Throughout his career, Jason has worked in every functional aspect of student housing. He began as a resident assistant and marketing coordinator with Century Development before joining ACC in 1997 as a marketing and leasing manager and later moving into business development and corporate marketing. He also helped create the 21st Century Project, a groundbreaking initiative of the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International that set a vision and principles that have transformed the student housing industry.
Outside of work, Jason is a big supporter of the arts and serves on the board of Ballet Austin.