Senior Vice President of Facilities and Development Services
Michael provides senior level oversight of all CapEx, FF&E and maintenance programs. He works closely with operations to ensure that Campus Advantage standards are in place when managing large CapEx projects. He also provides consulting on new development projects during the planning and design phase.
Michael began his career in student housing in 1988 at Old Dominion University as a housing officer after serving in various roles, including Resident Assistant and Director. In 1997, he joined the American Campus Communities and helped establish new operating policies and procedures as a Regional Manager and General Manager. He was intimately involved in designing and opening University Village at Texas A&M International, as well as a full service residence hall at Texas A&M University in College Station. Throughout his career, he has a remarkable record of rescuing troubled and failing properties through improved operations and attention to detail.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Old Dominion University and has participated in the Association of College and University Housing Officers (ACUHO) organization. He is trained in Compliance Bridge and Timberline management systems and has specialized training in low voltage and information technology issues. He has been involved in the design of more than 25 student housing communities.