Meet The Team

Founded in 2004, CA Student Living currently provides outstanding housing to over 18,000 students. With our parent company, CA Ventures, we’re a team of 100 of the industry’s top talent proudly overseeing a $6 billion portfolio of 70 properties nationwide. We look forward to showing you what makes us leaders: the best innovation and customer service under one (corporate) roof.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
  • Tom Scott

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Thomas Scott is the founder and CEO of CA Ventures, an investment company focused on student housing, residential, retail and hospitality, office, and senior living real estate assets.
  • JJ Smith

    President of CA Student Living

    As President of CA Student Living, JJ is responsible for assisting the CEO, Tom Scott, with the management and operations of all CA Student Living departments (Development, Property Management and Accounting) and acts as an integral link between these departments to execute CA’s overall corporate strategies.
  • Bob Flannery

    Chief Operating Officer

    Bob Flannery serves as Chief Operating Officer at CA Ventures with a focus on CA’s national multifamily development platform, along with involvement in CA’s strategic planning, acquisitions, capital markets and asset management activities. Bob is also active in decisions regarding the holding, selling, repositioning and refinancing of CA assets.
  • Sean Zasche

    Chief Investment Officer

    Sean Zasche serves as Chief Investment Officer of CA Student Living. In this role, Sean is responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment and disposition activities and structuring and managing joint venture relationships with institutional investors.
  • John Druffel

    Executive VP – Student Living

    John Druffel serves as Executive Vice President of CA Ventures' Student Living division, with oversight for the firm’s investment in and development, acquisition and management of high-quality student housing assets in select U.S. markets.
  • Irene Moroko

    Executive VP – Financial Planning & Analysis

    Irene Moroko serves as Executive Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis focused on providing improved decision support for clients through strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, management reporting, risk management and external benchmarking.
  • Beth Pinder

    Executive VP – Property Management

    Beth Pinder serves as the Executive Vice President of Property Management for CA Student Living. She has more than 25 years’ experience in property management and real estate. Beth’s primary role is to develop and guide her department, providing support, evaluating sales and assessing training needs.
  • John Diedrich

    Senior VP – Investments

    John Diedrich serves as the Senior Vice President of Investments for CA Ventures and is in charge of investment oversight as well as the analyst and research groups.
  • Katie Kazas

    Senior VP – Capital Markets

    Katie Kazas serves as SVP of Capital Markets for CA Ventures. Katie acts as the single point of contact for all of CA’s lending relationships from sourcing term sheets to negotiating loan documents for closings as well as explaining market strategy and reporting performance of assets.
  • Scott McLamore

    Senior VP – Construction Management

    Scott McLamore serves as SVP of Construction Management, overseeing and managing the construction team and all project managers. He is also responsible for direct operations from planning through development for multiple new CA projects.
  • Brad Moeller

    Senior VP – Construction Management

    Brad Moeller serves as Senior Vice President of Construction Management for CA Ventures and oversees general project management on developments from initial conception through the completion of construction. He is also involved with the contractors, architects and consultants throughout the design and construction process and works closely with CA’s lenders and equity partners.
  • Matt Maxa

    Senior VP – Operations

    Matt Maxa serves as Senior Vice President of Operations for CA Student Living. He has more than 13 years’ experience in the student housing industry.
  • Nick Hill

    Vice President of New Development Operations

    Nick Hill serves as the Vice President of New Development Operations of CA Ventures’ Student Living division, orchestrating start-up operations across CA Ventures’ construction, property management, and investment teams to successfully serve residents, investors, partners, campus stakeholders, and local communities.
  • Brenna Thuesen

    Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    Brenna Thuesen serves as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CA Student Living. She has more than 10 years of experience in Property Management. Brenna’s primary role is ensuring all leasing and marketing needs of each asset are met within the portfolio, resulting in maximum occupancy and annual revenue.
  • Matt Walker

    Vice President of Property Management

    Matt Walker serves as Vice President of Property Management for CA Student Living and oversees the operations and performance at all student housing properties.
  • Dan Hrankowsky

    Vice President of Design & Development

    Dan Hrankowsky serves as Vice President of Design & Development for CA Ventures, leading the design, planning, municipal entitlement processes, and deal generation for Student Living and Residential developments.
  • Anthony Davidson

    Vice President of Construction Management

    Anthony Davidson serves as Vice President of Construction Management & Procurement for CA Student Living and oversees project management and construction contract procurement on new developments from initial conception through the completion of construction.
  • John Kitson

    Vice President of Construction Management

    John Kitson serves as Vice President of Construction Management for CA Ventures, and is responsible for overseeing multiple projects and supervising project managers on the execution of these developments. He works closely with the General Contractors, A&E teams and Property Management throughout the construction process.
  • Ryan Doody

    Vice President of Construction Management

    Ryan Doody serves as Vice President of Construction Management for CA Student Living where he is responsible for coordinating project development in the Student Housing platform from conception through completion, as well as managing staff project managers. Working with the CA team, he oversees the design and construction consultants throughout the project's duration and facilitates project reporting and communication with CA partners.
MANAGEMENT
  • Hannah Bowers

    Director of Asset Relations

    Hannah Bowers serves as Director of Asset Relations for CA Ventures’ Student Living division. In this role, Hannah serves as a liaison between the asset management and leasing teams while providing oversight for Student Living’s leasing policies and procedures, training, and systems.
  • Jacob Kosior

    New Development Regional Manager

    As a New Development Regional Manager for CA Student Living, Jacob Kosior oversee marketing, leasing, and operations of new student housing developments within CA Student Living’s growing portfolio of properties.
  • Jourdan Manley

    New Development Regional Manager

    Jourdan Manley serves as the New Development Regional Manager for CA Ventures' Student Living division, with oversight of the firm’s high-quality student housing new development assets in select U.S. markets.
  • Sarah Early

    Regional Manager

    Sarah Early currently serves as the West Coast Regional Manager for CA Student Living. Sarah has over 9 years of experience in Property Management in both conventional and student housing.
  • Scott Manning

    Regional Manager

    Scott Manning has served as a Regional Manager for CA Student Living and oversees general property management operations and leasing. With now over 6 years of Regional Manager experience and now more than 12 years of student housing experience. Scott has hands-on experience with large master leases, retail management and development openings
  • Scott Montgomery

    Regional Manager

    Scott Montgomery serves as Regional Manager for CA Student Living and oversees operations, leasing, marketing, and maintenance on multiple new student housing properties in various markets.
  • Elizabeth Maurer

    Regional Manager

    Elizabeth Maurer serves as Regional Manager for CA Ventures’ Student Living division. In this role, Elizabeth is responsible for the supervision of onsite management staff, operations, and establishing performance goals for an assigned portfolio of properties.
  • Rachel Goldstein

    New Development Leasing Specialist

    Rachel Goldstein is the New Development Leasing Specialist with CA Student Living, where she focuses on leasing & marketing efforts for CA Venture’s growing portfolio of student housing developments.
  • Lance Perlman

    Regional Sales Specialist

    Lance Perlman serves as a Regional Sales Specialist for CA Student Living. He has over 6 years’ experience in property management in various markets. Lance’s primary role is to support various properties in development, implementation, execution, training, and analysis of marketing and leasing programs.
  • Jennifer Hemmer

    Regional Sales Specialist

    Jennifer Hemmer serves as a Regional Sales Specialist for CA Student Living. She currently oversees the execution, training and process of all things leasing and marketing across various markets. Jennifer has more than 10 years’ experience in the student housing industry.
  • Miguel Eduardo Garcia

    Regional Sales Specialist

    Miguel Eduardo Garcia serves as a Regional Sales Specialist for CA Student Living. He has over 10 years’ experience in property management. Miguel’s primary role is to support various properties in development, implementation, execution, training, and analysis of marketing and leasing programs.
  • Laura Grace Dziagwa

    Regional Sales Specialist

    Laura Grace Dziagwa serves as a Regional Sales Specialist for CA Student Living. Laura’s responsibilities include implementing strategic and targeted marketing efforts, offer sales support to her properties, and effectively assist in the overall growth of CASL.
  • Quay Garrett

    Regional Sales Specialist

    Quay supports site teams in training, marketing and leasing efforts. Since joining CA, Quay has thrived in guerilla & digital marketing.
  • Ryan Sadowy

    Sr. Project Manager

    Ryan Sadowy is the Sr. Project Manager at CA Student Living. Ryan manages projects in both student housing and multi-family residential. With a construction and design background Ryan manages all phases of development from front end development to project completion and delivery.