Mat Windsor is the President of The Turn Company, having previously held the roles of Director and Vice President starting in 2020. Mat grew up on a Boy Scout reservation in Mt. Airy, North Carolina where his father was the Camp Ranger. He started volunteering and working at the camp at age 10, and continued working for the Boy Scouts until 2004 as National Staff at the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base in the Florida Keys. In 2005 he joined his first student housing community with GMH Communities in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, starting out as a Community Assistant and moving into the Assistant Manager position in his first year. From there he held on-site positions as General Manager for ACC in Bloomington, Indiana, Operations Specialist for Campus Advantage in Austin, Texas, and Area Manager for Cardinal Group in St. Louis, Missouri.
In 2016 Mat accepted the role of National Facilities Manager with Cardinal Group and moved to Denver, Colorado, working directly with Cardinal’s maintenance teams to provide support, training, instruction, reporting, and improve efficiencies within the facilities, capital improvement, and work order processes for on-site teams. He also fell in love with Colorado and ended up buying his first house. Mat held roles as Portfolio Manager and Operations Manager over the next 4 years at Cardinal, before accepting the role of Director of Operations at The Turn Company from 2020-2021 and then VP of Operations in 2022.
Mat now lives in Conifer, Colorado and enjoys working and playing outdoors with his wife Emily and dachshund Henry, going to concerts at Red Rocks, and whenever possible getting back to North Carolina to spend time with his family and friends. Mat earned a B.A. in History and Religious Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2004 and a Master of Business from the University of Queensland Business School in Brisbane, Australia in 2012.
Eddie MorenoManaging Partner
An original co-founder of the Turn Company, Eddie Moreno serves as the business’ Managing Partner, working along side Mat Windsor to ensure business strategy and operations are seamless as the company continues to grow and expand it’s service lines and geographic footprint.
Prior to acquiring the Turn Company, Eddie was a partner and Executive Vice President of Operations at Cardinal Group Management, a NMHC Top 50 multifamily operator and Student Housing Business Top 5 student housing operator, nationally. A twenty-year industry veteran, Eddie understands the multifamily business from all angles – as an owner, an operator and a vendor; experience he leverages at Turn Company to deliver best-in-class services to the company’s clientele.
Dustin HightSenior Project Manager
Dustin started his career in Student Housing in 2010 in Statesboro, GA. In those 12 years since, he has risen from a Porter/Groundskeeper to a Traveling Facilities Manager tasked with assisting over 300 communities with American Campus Communities, Campus Crest Communities, and Cardinal Group Management. Dustin has significant experience working with contractors and executing Capital Projects in multiple markets. In Dustin’s 11 years of Student Housing experience, he has been responsible for vetting and securing vendor bids, managing ancillary and CapEx projects, managing and executing student housing turns, training onsite teams, and managing budgets in relation to ensuring a positive NOI. Dustin is responsible for these same key roles at The Turn Company.
Jesse BakerProject Manager
Jesse started his career in Student Housing in 2013 in Bowling Green, Ohio. Before that, he had experience working in conventional multifamily and commercial and industrial water treatment. Through the years since, he’s worked in maintenance and facilities in multiple student housing markets, Class A multifamily, and affordable housing. In addition, he has completed nine student turns in multiple markets. In 2018 he joined Cardinal Group Companies, working on a value-add student housing property in Toledo, Ohio, and assisting with other projects and company-wide initiatives. Jesse has experience in a wide range of facilities and capital expense projects and expertise in roofing, plumbing, electrical projects, amenities, and property upgrades.
Brittany ElliottProject Manager
Brittany Elliott started her career in student housing in 2011 in Champaign, Illinois. Through her 10 years of experience, she has refined her approach to organizing and executing turn by streamlining and making turn processes more efficient, resulting in many turns’ operational and financial success. Brittany was responsible for securing vendor bids, organizing and executing the turn process, training and managing onsite teams, and creating and managing the turn budget. Brittany is responsible for these same vital roles at The TurnCompany.
Joshua PostellProject 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 16 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.
Shaquille CarterProject Manager
Shaquille Carter started his career in Student Housing in 2013 in Denton, TX, with American Campus Communities. Through his 8 years of experience, he has implemented innovative technology and tactics to ensure a simpler property management experience, revamp the way turns are planned and managed, decrease year of year expenses through capital projects, and refine property and office procedures to increase efficiency. In addition, Shaquille was responsible for securing vendor bids, organizing and executing the turn process, training and managing onsite teams, and creating and managing the turn budget. Shaquille is responsible for these same vital roles at The Turn Company.
Rebecca SappProject Manager
Rebecca Sapp’s student housing career took off in the summer of 2015 in Lawrence, KS, at a small property of 198 beds. During her 8 years of experience, her determination resulted in managing the largest cottage-style community in the state. Her success and operational organization resulted in seamless turns and move-ins year over year in conjunction with the highest renewal and preleasing numbers that the property has ever had. Her approach to the turn process began with a positive attitude, early preparation, and perpetual organization. Additionally, these efficient turns continuously grew the community’s NOI by managing and executing the turn budget efficiently and facilitating positive vendor relationships. Rebecca is responsible for these same vital roles at The Turn Company.