2019 Student Summit Expert Executive Panel
Watch and learn from the experts during the Student Summit Expert Executive Panel Live Webcast. Student housing executives will examine the art of leadership and how they pilot their organizations to maximize performance. Moderator, Whitney Kidd, will lead the panel that includes Lenny Wright (Campus First), Adam Byrley (TPCO), Jason White (Waypoint).
They will discuss:
- Employee engagement
- Driving portfolio performance
Whitney Kidd has lived her entire life in the multifamily industry. Starting at a young age, she was involved with her family business as an owner/operator and ventured on to work with some of the largest management companies in student and conventional housing. Whitney has an innate and recognized passion for driving innovative technology—paired with operational best practices—to maximize property performance. In her current role, she oversees global strategy for the RealPage student and military offerings.
Adam ByrleyChief Operating Officer, The Preiss Company
Adam Byrley joined The Preiss Company (TPCO) in 2003 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Adam oversees all day to day operations of the 26,000+ bed TPCO property management portfolio in over 14 states nationwide. These duties include the oversight of all management operations, leasing and marketing functions, and strategic initiatives. Additionally, Adam plays a key role within the New Business Development team, working to establish management and acquisition opportunities.
Jason WhiteSenior Vice President, Waypoint Student Living
Jason L. White joined the Waypoint team in May of 2017. Jason has over 22 years exclusively in the student living industry. He has successfully held all operational positions from Community Assistant to Senior Vice President. During that time Jason has operated in 40 of the forty eight contiguous states. Jason most recently served as the Senior Asset Manager for Waypoint Residential’s student owned properties. Jason has developed a “people first” methodology believing successful team members will operate successful properties. As Senior Vice President Jason oversees all operations for Waypoint Student Livings’ 7,600 beds and 125 employees.
Lenny WrightVP Student Housing Operations, Campus First
Lenny Wright is the VP of Student Housing Operations at Campus First Student Living. Campus First is the student housing division of our parent company CF Real Estate Services. Mr. Wright leads his teams to drive property performance, monitor market conditions and develop specific strategies to ensure their clients' goals and objectives are achieved.