Rob is a skilled technology professional with 10 years of project management and construction experience in the student housing industry. As CampusConnect’s president, he directs company strategy and business development, as well as oversees the design and management of client IT implementations nationwide.Prior to CampusConnect, Rob was the director of technical services at American Campus Communities, the nation’s largest developer, owner, and manager of high-quality student housing. He oversaw the IT integration of more than 100 acquired properties totaling 65,000 beds across the United States. He also managed the design, implementation, and delivery of more than 30 student housing developments with over 25,000 beds. During his tenure, Rob developed a platform that maximizes service value while effectively tracking residents’ satisfaction and costs.
Rob began his career at Apogee, the nation’s leading provider of innovative on-campus residential networks, where as technical operations director, he developed standard procedures for determining potential project value and market expansion opportunities, along with the management skills required to handle major projects, such as the telecommunications infrastructure retrofit of a $6-million, 5,500-bed university.
With the vision to maximize budgetary goals while meeting residents’ expectations, Rob has built stalwart long-term relationships with numerous student housing owners, developers and higher-education institutions. He has a bachelor of arts in business administration from Southwestern University.