Group Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Markets
Michael Britti is the group vice president of emerging markets for RealPage. He is responsible for achieving excellence in the execution of RealPage’s business plan, primarily for those business units outside RealPage’s core multifamily business, including RealPage’s Mixed Use business (including Buildium and Propertyware), Commercial and AIM businesses, and the vacation rental and related businesses.
For more than 10 years, Mr. Britti has served mainly as the senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions and has completed dozens of transactions worth more than $2 billion.
Prior to RealPage, Mr. Britti served as a group vice president leading Rental Screening Solutions, a business unit of TransUnion LLC. Before that, Mr. Britti was the chief executive officer and founder of CreditRetriever LLC and RentPort LLC. He has also held senior-level sales positions at successful start-ups, including OpsTechnology (now a wholly owned subsidiary of RealPage), SafeRent and One Point Communication. Additionally, as a vice president of Archstone Communities and National Housing Partnerships, Mr. Britti developed new revenue-producing services for the multifamily industry.
He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and National Apartment Association.
Mr. Britti received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Maryland College Park and his M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
Kurt Twining is the chief people officer for RealPage and oversees the Company’s human resources affairs, including employee recruitment, compensation, benefits, human resource management systems and organizational development.
Mr. Twining joined RealPage in July 2011, bringing extensive human resource experience in creating high performing cultures in companies on a global basis. His industry experience includes high tech, consumer goods, logistics, and consultative engagements with many Fortune 500 companies.
Before joining RealPage, Mr. Twining was general manager and partner for Buck Consulting, a firm specializing in all areas of human capital, inclusive of talent management, rewards systems, and executive compensation to board of directors. Prior to joining Buck Consulting, he served in a variety of leadership roles as senior vice president of HR for Freescale Semiconductor, general manager for the Hay Group, senior vice president of HR for AmeriServe, vice president at PepsiCo Food Systems and in progressive human resources positions for Texas Instruments.
He is a member of the National Apartment Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council and has served on the executive boards for Habitat for Humanity and The Family Place.
Mr. Twining received his B.S. in Criminal Justice and his M.S. in Industrial Labor Relations from Michigan State University.
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Brian Shelton is the chief accounting officer of RealPage. As the Company’s principal accounting officer, Mr. Shelton oversees all accounting functions including internal and external financial reporting, corporate accounting, acquisitions and divestitures, revenue accounting and stock administration.
Mr. Shelton’s financial and accounting experience spans more than two decades. He has been with RealPage since 2014, serving as the Company’s senior vice president of finance. Mr. Shelton’s primary responsibilities include financial planning and analysis, merger and acquisition support, and internal reporting. From 2004-2014, he held various financial leadership roles at St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer acquired by Abbot Laboratories in 2017. Prior to joining St. Jude Medical, Inc., Mr. Shelton held positions with Ernst & Young LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Shelton received his B.S. in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University and his M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen T. Winn founded RealPage and has served as RealPage chief executive officer, chairman of the board, and a member of our board of directors since November 1998.
Prior to RealPage, Mr. Winn served in various executive positions, including president of Research Institute of America, a provider of information services to the accounting industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomson Reuters Corporation, and president and chief executive officer of Computer Language Research Inc., a publicly traded company focused on tax compliance, tax research and accounting software, which was acquired by Thomson Reuters Corporation.
Mr. Winn was one of five people recognized by the National Apartment Association as a leader in the multifamily industry. Accounting Today recognized him as one of the 100 most influential people. In June 2012, Mr. Winn was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Southwest Area North Award recipient.
Mr. Winn received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and his M.S. in Management from Stanford University.
Ashley Glover is the president of RealPage. She is responsible for the execution of RealPage’s business plan, focusing primarily on the Company’s largest multifamily businesses and our global operations.
From 2018 to 2020, Ms. Glover served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for RealPage. Prior to this, Ms. Glover served in multiple roles at RealPage, including Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, and a leader of multiple business units. Ashley was formerly with McKinsey and Company’s Dallas office, and focused on serving technology and retail clients. She represents RealPage on the National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association. Privately, Ms. Glover serves on the board of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance (DUDA), supporting debate programming for over 1,000 students across the Dallas Independent School District (DISD).
Ms. Glover received her B.S. in Computer Science, magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Tom Ernst is the executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for RealPage. As the leader of the Company’s financial operations, he is responsible for the Company’s financial management and reporting, and for multiple corporate functions, including investor relations, credit facility management, financial planning and analysis, internal reporting, merger and acquisitions, product pricing control and billing.
Bringing more than 20 years of experience in software industry finance and investment advisory, Mr. Ernst advised many high-profile SaaS businesses on organic and acquisition strategies to drive innovation and growth. In 2015, he founded Tom Ernst Advisory (TEA), a strategic consulting firm focused on the software industry. In 2018, Mr. Ernst led TEA in providing strategic advice to software companies, including RealPage. Prior to TEA, he led the Goldman Sachs Software Investment Banking Team globally and the Deutsche Bank Software U.S. Equity Research Team in coverage of over 30 stocks. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he served as a Nuclear Engineer and Submarine Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Ernst has a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
David Monk serves as the chief legal officer and secretary for RealPage. With more than 20 years of experience in corporate acquisitions, securities offerings and technology transactions, he leads a team on three continents, providing legal advice and direction for RealPage’s broad and expanding array of business activities.
Mr. Monk joined RealPage in 2010 as senior vice president and deputy general counsel. He has been instrumental in a wide variety of RealPage initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, development of the RealPage Cloud and providing legal counsel for RealPage Exchange, YieldStar, Kigo and RealPage’s international expansion efforts.
Prior to joining RealPage, Mr. Monk was a partner at Baker Botts L.L.P., a premier international law firm, where he spent 18 years representing both public and private clients with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, SEC compliance, corporate governance, technology and outsourcing transactions, and general corporate matters.
He has been a featured speaker at various conferences and seminars on corporate, technology and outsourcing topics on multiple arts and civic boards and committees.
Mr. Monk has a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas A&M University and received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Barry Carter is the senior vice president and chief information officer of RealPage. He is responsible for overseeing the management of IT sectors of the Company, smart source IT outsourcing, corporate applications, product engineering, enterprise architecture, and portfolio management.
Before joining RealPage in 2017, Mr. Carter served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer at EFG, a specialty insurance company in Las Colinas, driving the digital transformation of sales. He served in a variety of leadership roles as executive vice president of Fujitsu American and chief information officer of Alliance Data, Capital One Auto Finance, and AirTran Airways.
In 2009, Mr. Carter was selected by the CIO Leadership Network as a winner of the Global Innovation and Change Leadership Award.
Mr. Carter received his B.A. in Computer Science from East Carolina University and his M.B.A. in Organizations and Management from Syracuse University. Most recently, he received the MIT Sloan School of Management Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management.