People: American Campus Communities Inc (ACC)

ACC on New York Consolidated

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. Burck

81 2004 Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director

William Bayless

49 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Graf

48 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Greg Dowell

50 2007 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

William Talbot

39 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Jennifer Beese

40 2013 Executive Vice President - Operations and Leasing

James Hopke

52 2013 Executive Vice President - Asset Management

Daniel Perry

40 2011 Executive Vice President - Capital Markets

James Wilhelm

50 2009 Executive Vice President - Public-Private Transaction

G. Steven Dawson

56 2004 Independent Director

Cydney Donnell

54 2004 Independent Director

Edward Lowenthal

70 2004 Independent Director

Oliver Luck

53 2012 Independent Director

Winston Walker

70 2004 Independent Director

Gina Cowart

Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Marketing

Biographies

Name Description

R. Burck

Mr. R. D. Burck serves as Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. Mr. Burck retired from the position of chancellor of The University of Texas System in 2002. Mr. Burck joined the University of Texas System in 1988 to serve as the vice chancellor of business affairs and then as executive vice chancellor for business affairs before being appointed by the Board of Regents as interim chancellor in June 2000 and chancellor six months later in December 2000. Mr. Burck worked worldwide for Getty Oil Co., headquartered in Los Angeles, from 1955 to 1984. In 1979, he was involved in the creation and served as director, as well as vice president, of ESPN, the first cable TV sports network. Mr. Burck is Chairman of Patton Medical Devices. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Frost Bank and is a member of the board of directors of Celo Data, Inc. In addition, Mr. Burck serves as a member of the boards of The Headliners Club and The Rise School of Austin. He is a lifetime member of The University of Texas Exes and serves on the Executive Committee of the University of Texas Chancellor’s Council. He is on the Dolph Briscoe Advisory Council for the Center of American History. He also has been a member of the board of the Texas Department of Information Resources, the board of the Texas Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association, the formal advisory committee of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the advisory council of the U.T. Austin College of Natural Sciences. Mr. Burck is a former director of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and a former member of the boards of directors of the American Cancer Society and Womens3D, Inc. Mr. Burck graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. He also attended the South Texas School of Law in Houston.

William Bayless

Mr. William C. Bayless, Jr., serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of American Campus Communities Inc. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2003 and has served on Board of Directors since August 2004. Mr. Bayless is a co-founder of company and participated in the founding of the student housing business of Company's predecessor entities. Mr. Bayless served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of predecessor entities from July 1995 to September 2003, where he directed all aspects of predecessor entities’ business segments including business development, development and construction management, acquisitions and management services. He served as Vice President of Development from the inception of predecessor entities in 1993 until July 1995. Mr. Bayless served as the Director of Operations for Century Development’s student housing division from 1991 to 1993. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Bayless served as the Director of Marketing responsible for business development and marketing for the student housing division of Cardinal Industries. Mr. Bayless began his career in student housing with Allen & O’Hara where he held the positions of Resident Assistant, Resident Manager and Area Marketing Coordinator from 1984 to 1988. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from West Virginia University.

Jonathan Graf

Mr. Jonathan A. Graf serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of American Campus Communities Inc. His responsibilities include ACC’s corporate finance, accounting, financial reporting, tax, capital markets, risk management, and human resources functions. Mr. Graf joined the company in 2004 shortly after its initial public offering, bringing more than 10 years of public company accounting, compliance and regulatory experience. Prior to joining ACC, he served as Vice President and Controller at Southern Union Company. From 1988 until 1994, he was an audit manager and information systems auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Graf received a B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Greg Dowell

Mr. Greg A. Dowell is no longer serves as Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of American Campus Communities Inc., effective September 30, 2014. Mr. Dowell served as Executive Vice President and Chief of Operations from May 2005 until November 2007 and served as Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations from August 2004 until May 2005. Mr. Dowell joined the Company predecessor entities in October 2001 as Senior Vice President – Management Services. Prior to this, Mr. Dowell was employed by Century Development from 1991 to 2001 where he began his tenure as accountant and ultimately served as Senior Vice President over the operations of their 29 property student housing portfolio. Mr. Dowell received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and is a Certified Public Accountant.

William Talbot

Mr. William W. Talbot serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of American Campus Communities Inc. He served as Executive Vice President - Investments of the Company and currently oversees acquisitions, dispositions, off campus development and asset management functions. Mr. Talbot served as Senior Vice President-Investments from August 2005 to May 2011. Mr. Talbot joined the Company in August 2001 as Director of Acquisitions and has served in various capacities, including Director of Asset Management and Vice President of Investments. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Talbot was an Acquisitions Analyst for Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Inc. from 1997 until 2001, where he was involved in acquisitions on behalf of pension fund clients. Mr. Talbot received a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Vanderbilt University.

Jennifer Beese

Ms. Jennifer Beese is Executive Vice President-Operations and Leasing of American Campus Communities Inc., since November 2013. Ms. Beese served as Senior Vice President of Leasing Administration from November 2007 to November 2013. Ms. Beese joined us in November 1999, previously holding the position of Vice President of Leasing Administration. From 1994 to 1999, she held various property management positions with JPI. Ms. Beese holds a B.A. in History from Texas A&M University.

James Hopke

Mr. James C. Hopke, Jr., is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of American Campus Communities Inc. Mr. Hopke has served as Executive Vice President-Asset Management of the Company since November 2013. Mr. Hopke served as Executive Vice President-Project Management and Construction of the Company from November 2007 to November 2013 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Company from May 2005 to November 2007. From November 2002 to April 2005, Mr. Hopke served as Vice President, Asset Management and Advisory Services for Wachovia Securities' Real Estate Capital Markets group. From February 2000 to November 2002, he served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions of the Company's predecessor entities.

Daniel Perry

Mr. Daniel B. Perry serves as Executive Vice President - Capital Markets of American Campus Communities Inc. Mr. Perry served as Senior Vice President-Capital Markets from November 2007 to May 2011 and as Vice President of Investments from February 2005 to November 2007. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Perry held positions in the investment banking division of Citigroup Global Markets, where he assisted with the completion of Company's initial public offering in 2004. From 1996 to 2001, he worked in the corporate finance divisions of BNP Paribas and Banc of America (formerly known as NationsBank). Mr. Perry holds a B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University and a M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

James Wilhelm

Mr. James E. Wilhelm, III, serves as Executive Vice President - Public-Private Transaction of American Campus Communities Inc. He spearheads Company's American Campus Equity (ACE™) program. From July 2007 to January 2009, he was Senior Vice President, Public-Private Transactions. From June 2003 to July 2007, Mr. Wilhelm worked for RBC Capital Markets’ public finance department where he served as the managing director of the higher education sector. Prior to that time, he was a managing director with Banc One Capital Markets (currently JPMorgan Capital Markets) and held positions at McDonald & Company Securities (currently KeyBanc Capital Markets) and The Ohio Company (currently Fifth Third Capital Markets). Mr. Wilhelm is a graduate of Miami University with a B.S. in Finance.

G. Steven Dawson

Mr. G. Steven Dawson serves as an Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. He has primarily been a private investor since 2003 and from 1990 to 2003 he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) and its predecessors. Mr. Dawson currently serves on the boards of Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (AMEX:IFMI), a broker-dealer with fixed income and structured credit securities trading operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia; and Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW), a hospital/healthcare REIT. Mr. Dawson serves as chairman of the board managers of CorWorth Building Systems, a privately-owned, Texas-based company providing prefabricated, permanent, stand-alone, public restroom facilities and similar buildings domestically and internationally. Mr. Dawson previously served as a director of Trustreet Properties, Inc. (2000-2007), AmREIT (2000-2008), Sunset Financial Resources, Inc. (2005-2007), Alesco Financial Inc. (2007-2009) and Desert Capital REIT, Inc. (2004-2010). Mr. Dawson’s other private interests are mostly related to real estate and financial services. Mr. Dawson holds a degree in business from Texas A&M University, where he serves on the Real Estate Roundtable of the Mays Graduate School of Business.

Cydney Donnell

Ms. Cydney C. Donnell serves as an Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. She has been the Director of Real Estate Programs and an Executive Professor at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University since February 2011. Ms. Donnell has taught in the Finance Department of, and served in various administrative capacities for, the Mays Business School since August 2004. Ms. Donnell was formerly a principal and Managing Director of European Investors/E.I.I. Realty Securities, Inc. Ms. Donnell served in various capacities at EII and was Chair of the Investment Committee from 2002 to 2003, the Head of the Real Estate Securities Group and Portfolio Manager from 1992 to 2002 and Vice-President and Analyst from 1986 to 1992. Ms. Donnell served on the Board of European Investors Holding Company from 1992 to 2005. Prior to joining EII, she was a real estate lending officer at RepublicBanc Corporation in Dallas from 1983 to 1986. Ms. Donnell currently serves on the Board of Directors of Madison Harbor Balanced Strategies Inc., a closed-end investment fund registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and a REIT, and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB), a hotel REIT. In 2007, Ms. Donnell was appointed to the Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees by Governor Rick Perry, where she serves as its Chair. Ms. Donnell has served on the Board and Institutional Advisory Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, or NAREIT. She has also served in various leadership capacities for The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and the Junior League of the City of New York. Ms. Donnell received a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Edward Lowenthal

Mr. Edward Lowenthal serves as an Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. He has been President of Ackerman Management LLC since April 2002, a private investment management and advisory company with particular focus on real estate and other asset-based investments. Mr. Lowenthal was a founder and served as the President of Wellsford Real Properties, Inc. (NYSE:WRP) from 1997 until 2002, which owned and operated multifamily apartments throughout the United States. He serves as non-executive Chairman and as a director of REIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIS), a successor, through mergers, to Wellsford Real Properties, Inc. REIS, Inc. is an internet-based provider of real estate information and analytics Mr. Lowenthal serves as a director of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI), a healthcare REIT, and Desarrolladora Homex, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:HXM), a Mexican-based home builder. Mr. Lowenthal serves as non-executive Chairman of Tiburon Lockers, Inc., a privately-held owner and operator of rental locker systems, and as a trustee of The Manhattan School of Music where he serves on its Executive, Finance and New Building committees. He previously served as a director of Ark Restaurants (2004-2007). He received a B.A. degree from Case Western Reserve University and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an editor of the Georgetown University Law Journal.

Oliver Luck

Mr. Oliver Luck serves as an Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. He is currently the Athletic Director of West Virginia University, a position he has held since 2010. From 2006 to 2010, Luck was the president/general manager of the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer. From 2001 to 2005, Luck served as the chief executive officer of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, where he oversaw the financing, development, construction and management of professional sports and entertainment infrastructure in Houston, including Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium and Toyota Center. Luck worked for the National Football League from 1990 to 2001, where he served in a variety of positions, including vice president of business development and president and chief executive officer of NFL Europe. Luck played quarterback for the Houston Oilers from 1982 to 1986. He is currently a member of the National Football League Player Safety Advisory Panel and has served in various capacities in a number of university and community associations. During his collegiate career, he was a Rhodes Scholar finalist, a National Football Foundation Scholar and a two-time Academic All-American who received a B.A. degree from West Virginia University and a J.D. degree from University of Texas School of Law.

Winston Walker

Mr. Winston W. Walker serves as an Independent Director of American Campus Communities Inc. Since October 1993, he has been a private consultant. From 1987 until October 1993, Mr. Walker served as the Chief Executive Officer of Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company of America. Mr. Walker is currently a member of the board of directors and the audit committee chair of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL), a shopping center REIT. Mr. Walker received a B.A. in Russian from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Georgia.

Gina Cowart

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

R. Burck

--

William Bayless

3,706,950

Jonathan Graf

1,425,220

Greg Dowell

1,608,330

William Talbot

964,333

Jennifer Beese

--

James Hopke

693,264

Daniel Perry

--

James Wilhelm

583,573

G. Steven Dawson

--

Cydney Donnell

--

Edward Lowenthal

--

Oliver Luck

--

Winston Walker

--

Gina Cowart

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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