Team

We were upstarts. We are still the challengers.

Meet Our Team

Everyone

Abby Christian

Senior Designer

Abby Christian

Senior Designer

Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”
Anonymous

Adam Blue

Senior Manager of Procurement

Adam Blue

Senior Manager of Procurement

Ohio University, Athens, OH

“Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” Rocky Balboa

Alex Belden

Director, Acquisitions

Alex Belden

Director, Acquisitions

Georgia State University
University of Chicago, MBA

“One day your life will flash before your eyes - make sure it’s worth watching.”
Anonymous

Alex Laniosz

Graphic Designer

Alex Laniosz

Graphic Designer

Columbus College of Art and Design

“Normality is a paved road. It is comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” – Vincent Van Gogh


Alex Stanford

Chief Development Officer, West Coast

Alex Stanford

Chief Development Officer, West Coast
San Francisco Office

Santa Clara University
University of San Francisco

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Amy Wexler

VP, Communications & Strategic Marketing

Amy Wexler

VP, Communications & Strategic Marketing

DePaul University

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” Lady Gaga

Andrew Weprin

Partner

Andrew Weprin

Partner

University of Massachusetts
New York University, M.S. and New York Law School, J.D.

“People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.”
Sandy Koufax

Angela Hoffmann

Assistant Corporate Controller

Angela Hoffmann

Assistant Corporate Controller

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
A. A. Milne  

Angelica Martinez

Administrative Assistant

Angelica Martinez

Administrative Assistant

University of Illinois at Chicago

"At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can." Frida Kahlo

Anna Bluj

Brand Organizational Training & Development Manager

Anna Bluj

Brand Organizational Training & Development Manager

Michigan State University

University of Texas at Arlington, MBA

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Mahatma Gandhi


Benjamin Weprin

Founder & CEO

Benjamin Weprin

Founder & CEO

University of Tennessee
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“I can’t even get my dog to stop peeing in the house!”
Theo Epstein on being named the world’s greatest leader in 2016 by Fortune magazine

Brandon Deets

Interior Designer

Brandon Deets

Interior Designer

University of Illinois at Chicago

"If you want to be interesting, be interested." - David Ogilvy

Brooke Perdue

Junior Interior Designer

Brooke Perdue

Junior Interior Designer

The University of Alabama

"I hate sports, but I love winning"


Bryon Krebs

Project Interior Architect

Bryon Krebs

Project Interior Architect

Illinois Institute of Technology

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized.” Daniel Burnham

Caroline Stephens

PR and Communications Manager

Caroline Stephens

PR and Communications Manager

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." Michael Jordan

Chris Raimondi

Assistant Development Manager

Chris Raimondi

Assistant Development Manager

University of Southern California

“Art and life are subjective. Not everybody's gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it.” Whoopi Goldberg

Cindy Zhou

Associate, Asset Management

Cindy Zhou

Associate, Asset Management

Cornell University

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window – or break down a door.” Brooke Shields

Cooper Manning

Senior Managing Director of Investor Relations

Cooper Manning

Senior Managing Director of Investor Relations
New Orleans Office

The University of Mississippi

“The worst thing anyone can ever tell me is, ‘You are not going to believe what happened last night after you left.’” Zane Daniel

C.R. Russell

VP, Development & Construction

C.R. Russell

VP, Development & Construction

Rollins College
Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’”
Hunter S. Thompson

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Cornell University
University of Chicago, MBA

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
David Foster Wallace

David Laser

Junior Analyst

David Laser

Junior Analyst

University of Southern California

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Mahatma Gandhi

​David Rochefort

President Graduate Hotels

​David Rochefort

President Graduate Hotels

Cornell University

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal.”
Conrad Hilton

Dustin Crouch

Director of Development & Construction

Dustin Crouch

Director of Development & Construction


Murray State University BS – Mathematics, BS – Construction Engineering

Vanderbilt University ME – Construction Management


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

Eliot Silverman

Director, Acquisitions

Eliot Silverman

Director, Acquisitions

University of Michigan

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

Ellie Brezenzeski

Content Manager

Ellie Brezenzeski

Content Manager

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.


“Don’t compromise yourself, you’re all you’ve got.”- Janis Joplin

Emily Agate

Marketing Coordinator

Emily Agate

Marketing Coordinator

Clemson University

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard Baruch

Eric Hassberger

Partner

Eric Hassberger

Partner

Michigan State University
University of Chicago, MBA

“The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.”
Oscar Wilde

Ernest Wlostowski

Art Director

Ernest Wlostowski

Art Director

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"Don't overdo it, don't underdo it. Do it just on the line." Andrew Wyeth

Fernando Atilano

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Fernando Atilano

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Robert Morris University

“Don’t rush the process. Trust the process.”
Eric Thomas

George Stowers

SVP, Development & Construction

George Stowers

SVP, Development & Construction

University of Wisconsin-Stout

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Albert Einstein

Grant Link

Portfolio Accountant

Grant Link

Portfolio Accountant

Indiana University

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”
William Arthur Ward

Henry Mallorca

Interior Architect

Henry Mallorca

Interior Architect

Illinois Institute of Technology

"Why be good if you can be great" - Random Stripper

Jack Richmond

Director, Investments

Jack Richmond

Director of Investments
Nashville Office

University of North Carolina

"I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious."
Michael Scott

Jake Beachum

Associate, Capital Markets & Portfolio Management

Jake Beachum

Associate, Capital Markets & Portfolio Management

Michigan State University

“Take what comes your way. Do the best with it. Be as responsible as you can and something good will happen” Frank Gehry

Jamie Lewis

Director of Interior Design

Jamie Lewis

Director of Interior Design

Michigan State University

“Whatever the mind can conceive & believe, it can achieve.” Napoleon Hill

Jan Hajek

VP, Asset Management

Jan Hajek

VP, Asset Management

Franklin Pierce University
University of Chicago, MBA

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein

Jason Hutcheson

Associate, Investments

Jason Hutcheson

Associate, Investments

Northwestern University, BA

Kellogg School of Management, MBA

"A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have." Tim Ferriss

Jean Alluisi Shore

SVP, Corporate Controller

Jean Alluisi Shore

SVP, Corporate Controller

The College of William and Mary

  Motto: Lead with conviction, integrity and grace. Execute with excellence.

Jenny Wishart

Senior Partnership Manager

Jenny Wishart

Senior Partnership Manager

Miami University

“Be groovy or leave.”
Bob Dylan

Jeremy Gorsky

​Vice President, Portfolio Management

Jeremy Gorsky

Vice President, Portfolio Management

The University of Iowa

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me” – Steve Jobs

Jessica Lustman

Portfolio Accountant

Jessica Lustman

Portfolio Accountant

University of Wisconsin at Madison

“Never let yesterday use up too much of today” Will Rogers

Jessica Yeung

Graphic Designer

Jessica Yeung

Graphic Designer

Washington University in St. Louis

“More is more and less is a bore” Iris Apfel

Jordan Power

Analyst, Asset Management

Jordan Power

Analyst, Asset Management

Michigan State University

“Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese." - Billie Burke

Joseph Patito

Associate

Joseph Patito

Associate

Columbia University

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Josh Mintzer

Manager, Development & Construction

Josh Mintzer

Manager, Development & Construction

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’ The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.”

Josh Ryan

Development Manager

Josh Ryan

Development Manager

City College of New York (CCNY)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude" - Thomas Jefferson

Joyce Ke

VP, Asset Management

Joyce Ke

VP, Asset Management 

Cornell University

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
The raw foods disclaimer on a certain sushi menu

Julie Saunders

Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Saunders

Chief Marketing Officer

Penn State University
Christie’s Education, MA Art History

“I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”
Oprah

Julie Zaveloff

Director of Library & Research

Julie Zaveloff

Director of Library & Research

University of Kansas

"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." Dorothy Parker


Justin Petersen

SVP, Finance

Justin Petersen

SVP, Finance

University of Iowa

"You get what you earn." – Tom Brands

Kate Ruocco

Interior Designer

Kate Ruocco

Interior Designer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

"I don't expect to find inspiration - it just sort of comes. Sometimes you step on a bug and you get inspired." Iris Apfel

Kim Meneses

Executive Assistant

Kim Meneses

Executive Assistant

“Life is good. Enjoy the little things, one day you may look back and realize they were the big things”- unknown

Kristie Biddle

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Kristie Biddle

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Western Michigan University

“Let’s go on a living spree, they say the best things in life are free.”
Kanye

​Krissy Melendez

Concept Director

​Krissy Melendez

Concept Director

University of Wisconsin-Madison

“On a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”
Carl Sagan

Larkin MacDonald

Asset Manager

Larkin MacDonald

Asset Manager

University of Pennsylvania

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
Seneca

Leslie Baluga

Director of Interior Architecture

Leslie Baluga

Director of Interior Architecture

University of Illinois at Chicago

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” Michelangelo

Libby Walker

Senior Copywriter + Social Media Manager

Libby Walker

Senior Copywriter + Social Media Manager

Northwestern University

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Maya Angelou

Madi Baker

Interior Designer

Madi Baker

Interior Designer

Miami University

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up.” Mark Twain

Max Pollock

Analyst

Max Pollock

Analyst

Boston University

"No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part." Tiger Woods

Meredith Koehl

Senior Designer

Meredith Koehl

Senior Designer

SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design)

“Be careful when you blindly follow the masses. Sometimes the ‘m’ is silent.” – Anonymous

Michelle Phan

Analyst, Investments

Michelle Phan

Analyst, Investments

Vanderbilt University

“If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise” Rupi Kaur

Milton Miller

Portfolio Controller

Milton Miller

Portfolio Controller

Indiana University

“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”
Bobby Knight

Mona Patel

Assistant Development Manager

Mona Patel

Assistant Development Manager

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Well behaved women rarely make history." - Eleanor Roosevelt


Montgomery Turner

Project Controls

Montgomery Turner

Project Controls

University of Tennessee

“Who is John Galt?”

Oded Orlev

Director of Acquisitions, International Markets

Oded Orlev

Director of Acquisitions, International Markets

Tel Aviv University

University of Chicago, MBA

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretzky

Pablo A. David

VP, Government Affairs & Community Relations

Pablo A. David

VP, Government Affairs & Community Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.

“Life is not what one lived, but rather what one remembers, and how it is remembered to tell the tale.” - Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Paige Barnow

Marketing Manager

Paige Barnow

Marketing Manager

University of Kansas

“I don’t know how many years on this earth I have left. I’m gonna get real weird with it.” – Frank Reynolds, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

​Patrick J. Stephens

Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer

​Patrick J. Stephens

Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“It is the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”
John Wooden

Pedro Zevallos

SVP, Acquisitions – University Partnerships

Pedro Zevallos

SVP, Acquisitions – University Partnerships

Middlebury College, Columbia University

“ Life wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier” Bruce Lee

Phillip Allen

Chief Development Officer, International Markets

Phillip Allen

Chief Development Officer, International Markets

University of Kentucky, BA

Duke University School of Law, JD

"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum." Roddy Piper, They Live

Philip Kayden

Philip Kayden

The University of Toledo

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

Rebecca Graham

Senior Director of Interior Design

Rebecca Graham

Senior Director of Interior Design

Harrington College of Design

“If you’re gonna do it, do it right” My Dad

Riley McCarron

Portfolio Accountant

Riley McCarron

Portfolio Accountant

University of Iowa

“No need to worry, my accountant handles that.” - Notorious B.I.G.

Ruben Navarro

VP, Strategy

Ruben Navarro

VP, Strategy

Northwestern University, BA
Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“You must be prepared to work always without applause.”
E.H.

Sara Rose

Human Resources Director

Sara Rose

Human Resources Director

Northwestern University, BA
Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“No pressure, no diamonds.” - Thomas Carlyle

Saxton Sharad

Chief Operating Officer, Graduate Hotels

Saxton Sharad

Chief Operating Officer, Graduate Hotels

Cornell University

“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do” Walt Disney

​Scott Ebbott

VP, Investments

​Scott Ebbott

VP, Investments

Emory University

“Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.”
Bill Belichick

Shawn Michols

Portfolio Controller

Shawn Michols

Portfolio Controller

Indiana University

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
T.S. Eliot

Stacey Murray

Director of Marketing

Stacey Murray

Director of Marketing

The Ohio State University

“Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right” – Grateful Dead

Stephanie Denson

Executive Assistant

Stephanie Denson

Executive Assistant

St. Edward’s University

“We are all neighbors.” Mister Rogers

Stephanie Steele

Senior Counsel

Stephanie Steele

Senior Counsel 

Washington University in St. Louis
University of Michigan Law School

“Here for the Right Reasons.”

Stephanie Yan

Portfolio Controller

Stephanie Yan

Portfolio Controller 

University of Iowa

“If you ain’t first, you’re last.”
Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights

Steven Kehm

Director, Development & Construction

Steven Kehm

Director, Development & Construction

Ball State University

“Opportunities are never lost; they are taken by others.”
Anonymous

Steven Trombley

VP, Acquisitions

Steven Trombley

VP, Acquisitions

University of Michigan

“The upset is in the mind of the favorite.”
Bo Schembechler

Stowe Olesen

Assistant Development Manager

Stowe Olesen

Assistant Development Manager

Illinois State University

“Well done is better than well said” – Benjamin Franklin

Tim Ryan

Chief Investment Officer, Graduate Hotels

Tim Ryan

Chief Investment Officer, Graduate Hotels

The University of San Diego

“Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.”
Mark Twain

Thomas Ostrom

Associate, Acquisitions

Thomas Ostrom

University of St. Thomas

Courage. The ability to ask, “Why not us?”

Torey Schanks

Director, Asset Management

Torey Schanks

Director, Asset Management

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how.”

Uday Sehgal

Principal & Managing Director

Uday Sehgal

Principal & Managing Director
San Francisco Office

Northwestern University

“I’m not arguing. I’m simply explaining why I am right.”
Anonymous

Vince Lopez

Accountant

Vince Lopez

Accountant

Robert Morris University

“Your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your greatest fear.”
Anonymous 

William Golden

Style Director

William Golden

Style Director

Northern Illinois University

“I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.” -Carl Sandburg

William Shank Jr.

Senior Manager of Development and Construction

William Shank Jr.

Senior Manager of Development and Construction

University of Kentucky, University of Illinois Chicago (Masters in Urban Planning and Policy)

“Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing” Ron Swanson

​Zach Frey

Portfolio Accountant

​Zach Frey

Portfolio Accountant

Loras College

“Would I rather be feared or loved? Umm...easy, both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”
Michael Scott, The Office

Zoë Browning

Interior Designer

Zoë Browning

Interior Designer

University of Northern Iowa

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel’ Maya Angelou

Angelica Martinez

Administrative Assistant

Angelica Martinez

Administrative Assistant

University of Illinois at Chicago

"At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can." Frida Kahlo

Kim Meneses

Executive Assistant

Kim Meneses

Executive Assistant

“Life is good. Enjoy the little things, one day you may look back and realize they were the big things”- unknown

Kristie Biddle

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Kristie Biddle

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Western Michigan University

“Let’s go on a living spree, they say the best things in life are free.”
Kanye

Stephanie Denson

Executive Assistant

Stephanie Denson

Executive Assistant

St. Edward’s University

“We are all neighbors.” Mister Rogers

Cindy Zhou

Associate, Asset Management

Cindy Zhou

Associate, Asset Management

Cornell University

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window – or break down a door.” Brooke Shields

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Cornell University
University of Chicago, MBA

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
David Foster Wallace

David Laser

Junior Analyst

David Laser

Junior Analyst

University of Southern California

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Mahatma Gandhi

​David Rochefort

President Graduate Hotels

​David Rochefort

President Graduate Hotels

Cornell University

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal.”
Conrad Hilton

Jan Hajek

VP, Asset Management

Jan Hajek

VP, Asset Management

Franklin Pierce University
University of Chicago, MBA

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein

Joyce Ke

VP, Asset Management

Joyce Ke

VP, Asset Management 

Cornell University

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
The raw foods disclaimer on a certain sushi menu

Larkin MacDonald

Asset Manager

Larkin MacDonald

Asset Manager

University of Pennsylvania

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
Seneca

Max Pollock

Analyst

Max Pollock

Analyst

Boston University

"No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part." Tiger Woods

Ruben Navarro

VP, Strategy

Ruben Navarro

VP, Strategy

Northwestern University, BA
Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“You must be prepared to work always without applause.”
E.H.

Saxton Sharad

Chief Operating Officer, Graduate Hotels

Saxton Sharad

Chief Operating Officer, Graduate Hotels

Cornell University

“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do” Walt Disney

Torey Schanks

Director, Asset Management

Torey Schanks

Director, Asset Management

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how.”

Abby Christian

Senior Designer

Abby Christian

Senior Designer

Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”
Anonymous

Adam Blue

Senior Manager of Procurement

Adam Blue

Senior Manager of Procurement

Ohio University, Athens, OH

“Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” Rocky Balboa

Brandon Deets

Interior Designer

Brandon Deets

Interior Designer

University of Illinois at Chicago

"If you want to be interesting, be interested." - David Ogilvy

Brooke Perdue

Junior Interior Designer

Brooke Perdue

Junior Interior Designer

The University of Alabama

"I hate sports, but I love winning"


Bryon Krebs

Project Interior Architect

Bryon Krebs

Project Interior Architect

Illinois Institute of Technology

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized.” Daniel Burnham

Henry Mallorca

Interior Architect

Henry Mallorca

Interior Architect

Illinois Institute of Technology

"Why be good if you can be great" - Random Stripper

Jamie Lewis

Director of Interior Design

Jamie Lewis

Director of Interior Design

Michigan State University

“Whatever the mind can conceive & believe, it can achieve.” Napoleon Hill

Julie Zaveloff

Director of Library & Research

Julie Zaveloff

Director of Library & Research

University of Kansas

"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." Dorothy Parker


Kate Ruocco

Interior Designer

Kate Ruocco

Interior Designer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

"I don't expect to find inspiration - it just sort of comes. Sometimes you step on a bug and you get inspired." Iris Apfel

​Krissy Melendez

Concept Director

​Krissy Melendez

Concept Director

University of Wisconsin-Madison

“On a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”
Carl Sagan

Leslie Baluga

Director of Interior Architecture

Leslie Baluga

Director of Interior Architecture

University of Illinois at Chicago

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” Michelangelo

Madi Baker

Interior Designer

Madi Baker

Interior Designer

Miami University

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up.” Mark Twain

Meredith Koehl

Senior Designer

Meredith Koehl

Senior Designer

SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design)

“Be careful when you blindly follow the masses. Sometimes the ‘m’ is silent.” – Anonymous

Rebecca Graham

Senior Director of Interior Design

Rebecca Graham

Senior Director of Interior Design

Harrington College of Design

“If you’re gonna do it, do it right” My Dad

William Golden

Style Director

William Golden

Style Director

Northern Illinois University

“I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.” -Carl Sandburg

Zoë Browning

Interior Designer

Zoë Browning

Interior Designer

University of Northern Iowa

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel’ Maya Angelou

Alex Stanford

Chief Development Officer, West Coast

Alex Stanford

Chief Development Officer, West Coast
San Francisco Office

Santa Clara University
University of San Francisco

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Chris Raimondi

Assistant Development Manager

Chris Raimondi

Assistant Development Manager

University of Southern California

“Art and life are subjective. Not everybody's gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it.” Whoopi Goldberg

C.R. Russell

VP, Development & Construction

C.R. Russell

VP, Development & Construction

Rollins College
Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’”
Hunter S. Thompson

Dustin Crouch

Director of Development & Construction

Dustin Crouch

Director of Development & Construction


Murray State University BS – Mathematics, BS – Construction Engineering

Vanderbilt University ME – Construction Management


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

George Stowers

SVP, Development & Construction

George Stowers

SVP, Development & Construction

University of Wisconsin-Stout

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Albert Einstein

Josh Mintzer

Manager, Development & Construction

Josh Mintzer

Manager, Development & Construction

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’ The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.”

Josh Ryan

Development Manager

Josh Ryan

Development Manager

City College of New York (CCNY)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude" - Thomas Jefferson

Mona Patel

Assistant Development Manager

Mona Patel

Assistant Development Manager

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Well behaved women rarely make history." - Eleanor Roosevelt


Montgomery Turner

Project Controls

Montgomery Turner

Project Controls

University of Tennessee

“Who is John Galt?”

Steven Kehm

Director, Development & Construction

Steven Kehm

Director, Development & Construction

Ball State University

“Opportunities are never lost; they are taken by others.”
Anonymous

Stowe Olesen

Assistant Development Manager

Stowe Olesen

Assistant Development Manager

Illinois State University

“Well done is better than well said” – Benjamin Franklin

William Shank Jr.

Senior Manager of Development and Construction

William Shank Jr.

Senior Manager of Development and Construction

University of Kentucky, University of Illinois Chicago (Masters in Urban Planning and Policy)

“Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing” Ron Swanson

Andrew Weprin

Partner

Andrew Weprin

Partner

University of Massachusetts
New York University, M.S. and New York Law School, J.D.

“People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.”
Sandy Koufax

Benjamin Weprin

Founder & CEO

Benjamin Weprin

Founder & CEO

University of Tennessee
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, MBA

“I can’t even get my dog to stop peeing in the house!”
Theo Epstein on being named the world’s greatest leader in 2016 by Fortune magazine

Cooper Manning

Senior Managing Director of Investor Relations

Cooper Manning

Senior Managing Director of Investor Relations
New Orleans Office

The University of Mississippi

“The worst thing anyone can ever tell me is, ‘You are not going to believe what happened last night after you left.’” Zane Daniel

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Daniel Schor

Principal, Asset Management

Cornell University
University of Chicago, MBA

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
David Foster Wallace

Eric Hassberger

Partner

Eric Hassberger

Partner

Michigan State University
University of Chicago, MBA

“The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.”
Oscar Wilde

Philip Kayden

Philip Kayden

The University of Toledo

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

Angela Hoffmann

Assistant Corporate Controller

Angela Hoffmann

Assistant Corporate Controller

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
A. A. Milne  

Fernando Atilano

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Fernando Atilano

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Robert Morris University

“Don’t rush the process. Trust the process.”
Eric Thomas

Grant Link

Portfolio Accountant

Grant Link

Portfolio Accountant

Indiana University

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”
William Arthur Ward

Jean Alluisi Shore

SVP, Corporate Controller

Jean Alluisi Shore

SVP, Corporate Controller

The College of William and Mary

  Motto: Lead with conviction, integrity and grace. Execute with excellence.

Jessica Lustman

Portfolio Accountant

Jessica Lustman

Portfolio Accountant

University of Wisconsin at Madison

“Never let yesterday use up too much of today” Will Rogers

Justin Petersen

SVP, Finance

Justin Petersen

SVP, Finance

University of Iowa

"You get what you earn." – Tom Brands

Milton Miller

Portfolio Controller

Milton Miller

Portfolio Controller

Indiana University

“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”
Bobby Knight

​Patrick J. Stephens

Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer

​Patrick J. Stephens

Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“It is the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”
John Wooden

Riley McCarron

Portfolio Accountant

Riley McCarron

Portfolio Accountant

University of Iowa

“No need to worry, my accountant handles that.” - Notorious B.I.G.

Shawn Michols

Portfolio Controller

Shawn Michols

Portfolio Controller

Indiana University

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
T.S. Eliot

Stephanie Yan

Portfolio Controller

Stephanie Yan

Portfolio Controller 

University of Iowa

“If you ain’t first, you’re last.”
Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights

Vince Lopez

Accountant

Vince Lopez

Accountant

Robert Morris University

“Your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your greatest fear.”
Anonymous 

​Zach Frey

Portfolio Accountant

​Zach Frey

Portfolio Accountant

Loras College

“Would I rather be feared or loved? Umm...easy, both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”
Michael Scott, The Office

Alex Belden

Director, Acquisitions

Alex Belden

Director, Acquisitions

Georgia State University
University of Chicago, MBA

“One day your life will flash before your eyes - make sure it’s worth watching.”
Anonymous

Eliot Silverman

Director, Acquisitions

Eliot Silverman

Director, Acquisitions

University of Michigan

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein

Jack Richmond

Director, Investments

Jack Richmond

Director of Investments
Nashville Office

University of North Carolina

"I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious."
Michael Scott

Jake Beachum

Associate, Capital Markets & Portfolio Management

Jake Beachum

Associate, Capital Markets & Portfolio Management

Michigan State University

“Take what comes your way. Do the best with it. Be as responsible as you can and something good will happen” Frank Gehry

Jason Hutcheson

Associate, Investments

Jason Hutcheson

Associate, Investments

Northwestern University, BA

Kellogg School of Management, MBA

"A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have." Tim Ferriss

Jeremy Gorsky

​Vice President, Portfolio Management

Jeremy Gorsky

Vice President, Portfolio Management

The University of Iowa

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me” – Steve Jobs

Joseph Patito

Associate

Joseph Patito

Associate

Columbia University

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." Arthur Ashe

Michelle Phan

Analyst, Investments

Michelle Phan

Analyst, Investments

Vanderbilt University

“If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise” Rupi Kaur

Oded Orlev

Director of Acquisitions, International Markets

Oded Orlev

Director of Acquisitions, International Markets

Tel Aviv University

University of Chicago, MBA

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretzky

Pablo A. David

VP, Government Affairs & Community Relations

Pablo A. David

VP, Government Affairs & Community Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.

“Life is not what one lived, but rather what one remembers, and how it is remembered to tell the tale.” - Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Pedro Zevallos

SVP, Acquisitions – University Partnerships

Pedro Zevallos

SVP, Acquisitions – University Partnerships

Middlebury College, Columbia University

“ Life wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier” Bruce Lee

Phillip Allen

Chief Development Officer, International Markets

Phillip Allen

Chief Development Officer, International Markets

University of Kentucky, BA

Duke University School of Law, JD

"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum." Roddy Piper, They Live

​Scott Ebbott

VP, Investments

​Scott Ebbott

VP, Investments

Emory University

“Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.”
Bill Belichick

Stephanie Steele

Senior Counsel

Stephanie Steele

Senior Counsel 

Washington University in St. Louis
University of Michigan Law School

“Here for the Right Reasons.”

Steven Trombley

VP, Acquisitions

Steven Trombley

VP, Acquisitions

University of Michigan

“The upset is in the mind of the favorite.”
Bo Schembechler

Tim Ryan

Chief Investment Officer, Graduate Hotels

Tim Ryan

Chief Investment Officer, Graduate Hotels

The University of San Diego

“Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.”
Mark Twain

Thomas Ostrom

Associate, Acquisitions

Thomas Ostrom

University of St. Thomas

Courage. The ability to ask, “Why not us?”

Uday Sehgal

Principal & Managing Director

Uday Sehgal

Principal & Managing Director
San Francisco Office

Northwestern University

“I’m not arguing. I’m simply explaining why I am right.”
Anonymous

Alex Laniosz

Graphic Designer

Alex Laniosz

Graphic Designer

Columbus College of Art and Design

“Normality is a paved road. It is comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” – Vincent Van Gogh


Amy Wexler

VP, Communications & Strategic Marketing

Amy Wexler

VP, Communications & Strategic Marketing

DePaul University

“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” Lady Gaga

Anna Bluj

Brand Organizational Training & Development Manager

Anna Bluj

Brand Organizational Training & Development Manager

Michigan State University

University of Texas at Arlington, MBA

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Mahatma Gandhi


Caroline Stephens

PR and Communications Manager

Caroline Stephens

PR and Communications Manager

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen." Michael Jordan

Ellie Brezenzeski

Content Manager

Ellie Brezenzeski

Content Manager

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.


“Don’t compromise yourself, you’re all you’ve got.”- Janis Joplin

Emily Agate

Marketing Coordinator

Emily Agate

Marketing Coordinator

Clemson University

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard Baruch

Ernest Wlostowski

Art Director

Ernest Wlostowski

Art Director

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"Don't overdo it, don't underdo it. Do it just on the line." Andrew Wyeth

Jenny Wishart

Senior Partnership Manager

Jenny Wishart

Senior Partnership Manager

Miami University

“Be groovy or leave.”
Bob Dylan

Jessica Yeung

Graphic Designer

Jessica Yeung

Graphic Designer

Washington University in St. Louis

“More is more and less is a bore” Iris Apfel

Julie Saunders

Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Saunders

Chief Marketing Officer

Penn State University
Christie’s Education, MA Art History

“I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”
Oprah

Libby Walker

Senior Copywriter + Social Media Manager

Libby Walker

Senior Copywriter + Social Media Manager

Northwestern University

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Maya Angelou

Paige Barnow

Marketing Manager

Paige Barnow

Marketing Manager

University of Kansas

“I don’t know how many years on this earth I have left. I’m gonna get real weird with it.” – Frank Reynolds, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Stacey Murray

Director of Marketing

Stacey Murray

Director of Marketing

The Ohio State University

“Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right” – Grateful Dead