CA Student Living

Creates extraordinary living experiences for students ready to move beyond traditional on-campus living. Our signature properties appeal to those seeking an inspiring and productive environment. With modern design, superior amenities, and 5-star standards of service we create a truly uplifting place to live and grow. At CA, state-of-the-art technology and sustainability meets old-fashioned quality. The result is nothing short of amazing.

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When students come home to a CA Student Living property, they feel pride, delight, and inspiration. Our employees feel the same way when they come to work. Put simply, we're on a mission to elevate the highest standard of student living. As a result, CA is growing dynamically. Our people make that possible, which is why we invest in our staff with training, benefits, and incentives above and beyond others in the industry.

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Meet the Team

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    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.


    Beth Pinder

    Chief Operating Officer - Property Management

    Beth Pinder serves as the Chief Operating Officer 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.

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    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

    Senior VP – New Development Operations

    Nick Hill serves as the Senior 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

    Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    Brenna Thuesen serves as the Senior 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.

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    Matt Walker

    SVP of International Operations

    Matt Walker serves as SVP of International Operations for CA Student Living and oversees the operations and performance at all international properties.


    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.


    Alexandra Markiewicz

    Director of Training and Support

    Ally Markiewicz serves as the Director of Training and Support for CA Student Living and oversees the team of field-based CASL property operations team. In this role, Ally helps manage and support properties directly through development and enforcement of policy, procedure, and training programs. She also works closely with the sales and systems team to coordinate proper support and training, to ensure high quality performance. Ally has over 10 years of experience in the student housing industry. She joined CA in 2010 and has since held positions in both new development and operational sites with a robust expertise in leasing and property management at top tier universities across the nation. Ally holds a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University.


CA Ventures has a dedicated and skilled management team with significant experience in acquiring, financing, developing, and managing real estate investments. CA provides the infrastructure through which our vertically integrated approach to investments can be implemented.

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