Senior Vice President, Operations
Matt Maxa serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations for CA Management Services. In this role, he is responsible for leading the operations teams for both the student and multifamily platforms. His focus is creating operational efficiencies to drive value to the bottom line including financial oversight, national vendor agreements, ancillary income initiatives, as well as establishing key performance metrics to implement across the portfolio. Matt works to hire and retain the best and brightest and works with the team to develop and execute industry leading best practices.
Matt has more than 15 years of experience in property management and prior to joining CA, he oversaw a portfolio of assets comprised of over 5,000 beds valued at over $350 million for EdR, one of largest owners/developers/managers in student housing.
Matt received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. He also serves as committee leader for CA Ventures’ Wellness Affinity Group.
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Brenna serves as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CA Management Services. In her role, her focus is the creation, execution and continued improvement of strategic sales goals, leasing processes, marketing strategies and creative and design services. Her and her team are responsible for making strategic decisions based on analysis of key metrics such as traffic flow, leasing velocity, lead-to-lease conversion and closing ratios, historical data and trends, and effectiveness of marketing and digital campaigns.
Prior to joining CA Ventures, Brenna oversaw the sales and marketing initiatives for a portfolio of 15,000+ beds for American Campus Communities, one of the largest owner/operators in student housing. Since starting her career in Property Management in 2006, she has held a variety of positions on-site including Leasing Manager and Property Manager, as well as serving in increasing capacities in leasing and marketing operations as Director of Sales & Marketing and Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Brenna received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Oregon.
Senior Vice President, New Development Operations
Nick Hill serves as the Senior Vice President of New Development Operations for CA Management Services, and is based in London, England. In his role leading the Student Living & Multifamily teams throughout the United Kingdom & Europe, Nick is responsible for pioneering best-in-class building designs and delivering rewarding experiences for all community members.
In the 10 years prior to relocating to London, Nick orchestrated Student Living’s New Development Operations across construction, management, and investment teams in excess of 50 U markets and 30,000 beds.
Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Science of Finance from the University of Illinois and is currently completing an MBA through his alma mater.
Senior Vice President, International Operations
Matt Walker serves as Senior Vice President of International Operations for CA Management Services, and is based in Bogota, Colombia. Matt oversees all property leasing and operations for international properties, and provides operational guidance and insight for potential investments in international markets. Matt’s duties include development lease-up through stabilized operations. Matt also works with various teams to help integrate US-based and foreign-based accounting, asset management, and investment teams.
Prior to relocating to Colombia in 2018, Matt served as the Vice President of Operations for CA Management Services’ domestic student housing portfolio, overseeing all operations for 30+ assets across the country. Before joining CA in 2014, Matt spent eight years at EdR in various property management positions across the country.
Matt received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and his MBA with a focus in Real Estate from Texas Christian University.
Chief Executive Officer, CA Management Services
Steve serves as Chief Executive Officer of the CA Management Services company.In this role, he is responsible for driving the performance and growth of the company’s Student and Multifamily housing portfolios both domestically and internationally, while also implementing best practices and innovation strategies that will help to differentiate CA Management Services in the marketplace.
Prior to joining CA Ventures, Steve was a Senior Managing Director at Greystar where he was responsible for overseeing real estate operations and leading the expansion of the company’s footprint in key Midwest markets. In addition, he oversaw Greystar’s national construction and maintenance operations. Steve joined Greystar in 2017 from the Laramar Group, where, as Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible for overseeing all facets of property operations for the company as well as participating in both the executive committee and investment committee. Steve has been active in the multifamily industry since 1988.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Iowa and a CPM® designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Chief Operating Officer, CA Management Services
Beth Pinder serves as Chief Operating Officer of CA Management Services. In this role Beth oversees leasing and operations for student, multifamily and international portfolios. She assists in guiding objectives for new development from initial planning to delivery to ensure all aspects of the project meet operational criteria. In addition she provides operational and leasing oversight to the operating portfolios.
Beth’s vision is to aid clients in the development and management of real estate in multiple sectors that challenge status quo and reinvent the experiences of our residents and how they enjoy where they call home. Beth guides objectives by monitoring and evaluating market trends in multi-family and student housing and by doing so, keeps CA Management Services a progressive industry leader. Beth also focuses on ensuring the company’s working environment is one of encouragement, success and accountability, with a healthy level of risk-taking
Beth Pinder has 25 years in Real Estate and over a decade of property management experience with a background in sales and marketing, revenue management, new development, turnover processes, stabilization, and on-site operations. Prior to joining CA Beth served over 42,000 beds in over 45 markets with Education Realty Trust.
Managing Director, Sales & Marketing (Europe)
As Managing Director of Sales & Marketing of Europe, Gina is responsible for brand development, marketing, and revenue management for CA’s entire European portfolio. With 13 years of experience building successful brands in competitive consumer markets; Gina has launched some of the UK’s most pioneering PBSA and BTR Brands including: The Nido Collection, Pure Student Living, The Student Housing Company and Essential Living. In 2016 she started MyCultura, a consultancy focused on helping clients create value through customer journey mapping and customer-focused technology. Here she supported clients such as Fusion Students, Moda Living and Aparto amongst others in delivering well-designed customer experiences.
Gina holds an MSc. in International Marketing from Glasgow Caledonian University.