Lewis has over 12 years of student housing experience, spanning 20 markets in 10 states. Prior to joining The Preiss Company, he was a Regional Manager with American Campus Communities, the nation's largest developer, owner, and manager of high-quality student housing communities. In his position, Lewis managed eight properties and 70 employees. He helped develop and implement budgets and marketing plans for all sites and worked with site staff to ensure that the properties’ fiscal needs were met and positive NOI growth was achieved while pushing rate growth.
Lewis received his Business Degree from North Carolina State University with a minor in Marketing and Graphic Communications. As Southeast Regional Manager, he will manage the operations of the company’s properties in Auburn, AL (The Cambridge at Auburn, University Village at Auburn, and University Heights at Auburn), Statesboro, GA (University Village at Southern), Myrtle Beach, SC (University Village at the Coast), and Rock Hill, SC (University Place). Lewis said that he is looking forward to being involved in a smaller, more “family-oriented”
“Being involved in new development is something that I have always wanted to be a part of and with The Preiss Company, I hope to be a voice and active part of new developments and acquisitions,”
Company founder and CEO, Donna Preiss, says that Lewis’ background and expansive housing experience make him a strong addition to the company’s leadership team.
“The Preiss Company continues its business plan by attracting talented people upon which we can continue to grow a scalable infrastructure,”
The Preiss Company currently operates in eight states (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Maryland, Illinois, Texas, and Pennsylvania)
About The Preiss Company
The Preiss Company is currently the fifth largest privately held owner and manager of student housing in the country and the largest woman-owned student housing owner and provider in the nation. For more information, visit www.tpco.com.
Amy Barger, Marketing Director
The Preiss Company