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.

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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.

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Mat Windsor

Vice President, Turn 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

Senior Regional Project Manager- Turn

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.

Dustin Hight

Senior Regional Project Manager- Facilities Services

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.

Brittany Elliott

Project Manager- Turn

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.

Shaquille Carter

Project Manager- Turn

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.

Lorenzo Jenkins

Project Manager- Turn

Lorenzo Jenkins started his career in student housing in 2008 in Columbia, SC, and has since then orchestrated and executed several turns for American Campus Communities, The Scion Group, and Cardinal Group Management all over the country in many high-performance markets. Lorenzo has managed and partnered with turn vendors and many on-site turn teams as a multi-site Community Manager, Area Manager, and Operations Specialist. During Lorenzo’s 14-year career in student housing, he was responsible for training on-site teams, securing vendor bids, reviewing vendor agreements for accuracy, organizing and executing the turn process, and overseeing the turn budget. Lorenzo is responsible for these same vital roles at The Turn Company.

Jesse Baker

Project Manager- Facilities Services

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.