President, Redstone Residential
Jake is President at Redstone Residential, Inc., particularly overseeing his team in creating a successful lease-up each year. While at Redstone Jake has led the takeover and property management of a $200mm fund acquiring assets all over the country. He’s a well-known customer service and sales guru he has directly overseen the lease up of Redstone’s entire portfolio. Jake’s energy and enthusiasm have propelled Redstone into new states and created strong alliances with vendors, residents, and universities alike. Prior to Redstone, he was CEO at Rustica Hardware, taking it from a start-up to the multi-million dollar business it is today. Jake graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Exercise Science.
Executive Vice President — Operations, Mill Creek Residential
Kellie Hughes is a partner and serves as Executive Vice President of Operations for Mill Creek Residential. In this role, Ms. Hughes is responsible for development and implementation of Mill Creek’s marketing, branding and customer experience strategy, public relations efforts, training platform and internal compliance. She brings more than 25 years of combined marketing, training, multifamily development, and property operations experience to Mill Creek.Prior to joining Mill Creek in 2014, Ms. Hughes served as Vice President and Director of Operations for JIK Properties, Inc. During her tenure with JIK, she was responsible for leading the property management organization, developing and executing asset life-cycle strategy, and was responsible for overseeing the multifamily development process. Prior to working with JIK, Ms. Hughes served as a Vice President of Operations for Alliance Residential and Vice President of Marketing, Training and National Ancillary Services for Archstone.
Industry Principal, Entrata
Virginia started her multifamily career 30 years ago as a leasing consultant for TCRS. As she advanced in her career, she focused on training, marketing, and operations for Summit Properties, Watermarke Companies, and ING Clarion. Before joining Entrata, Virginia served 12 years as VP, Leasing and Marketing for Waterton. She’s presented and trained at countless industry conferences and events.