Turn. Team

Turn. seeks to provide its customers with an industry-best level of service, attention, communication and visibility by employing a year-round, full-time team of dedicated industry professionals to manage your turn process. These added layers of oversight will help to maximize time and cost efficiencies and revolutionize the way your turn is executed.

Travis from Turn. student property maintenance

Travis Rue

Executive Vice President & Co-Founder

Travis Rue co-founded Turn after a successful exit of a building products business he founded, expanded across the US and sold after a 10-year run that positioned the company as one of the largest of its kind in its industry. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur and growing his own company, Travis was an investment banker with over 9 years of sell-side M&A transaction experience. Travis is responsible for corporate oversight of all personnel, infrastructure development, strategic planning, and execution of daily business operations for Turn.

Turn. Employee Mat Windsor

Mat Windsor

Director of Operations

Mat Windsor started his career in student housing in 2005 and has since organized and executed dozens of turns for GMH Communities, American Campus Communities, Campus Advantage, and Cardinal Group Management. Mat has worked with turn vendors and various turn teams in multiple markets as an onsite and traveling manager, and as National Facilities Manager led the development and company-wide rollout of Cardinal Group’s existing student turn platform. Mat is responsible for engaging labor, training and managing the Regional and onsite teams, and coordinating with community management to ensure overall turn quality.

Joshua Postell

Regional Project Manager

Joshua Postell started his career in student housing in 2006 in Tallahassee, FL and since then has organized and executed dozens of turns for Collier Companies and American Campus Communities all over the country in different markets. Joshua has worked with turn vendors and various turn teams in multiple markets as a Community Manager, Operation Specialist, and Area Manager. Through Josh’s more than 14 years of experience in student housing, he was responsible for securing vendor bids, organizing and executing the turn process, training and managing onsite teams, and managing the turn budget. Josh is responsible for these same key roles at The Turn Company.

Dustin Hight

Regional Project Manager

Dustin Hight started his career in Student Housing in 2010 in Statesboro, GA. In those 10 years since, he has organized and executed dozens of turns for American Campus Communities, Campus Crest Communities, and Cardinal Group Management around the country. Dustin has significant experience working with contractors and turn vendors in multiple markets as a Maintenance Supervisor and as a nationwide Facilities Manager. In Dustin’s 10 years of Student Housing experience, he has been responsible for vetting and securing vendor bids, organizing and successfully executing turns, managing ancillary and CapEx projects, training onsite teams, and managing budgets in relation to turn. Dustin is responsible for these same key roles at The Turn Company.