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Ryan Hand
Vice President, Business Development & Client Services

As vice president of business development and client services, Ryan Hand works to build CA’s student third-party property management pipeline. He is actively engaged with investors of all types, including institutional investors, pension and hedge fund managers, real estate holding companies, private equity firms, high net worth individuals and asset managers. Ryan serves as a client relationship manager for all the third-party clients and ensures that their goals are met on the CA platform. 

Prior to joining the CA, Ryan Hand began his career as a community assistant at American Campus Communities. He progressed through a number of corporate marketing positions before he joined BazaarVoice, a start-up big data & consumer intelligence company in Austin, Texas. Ryan continued his work in the real estate industry as the director of sales and marketing at Aspen Heights where he managed the brand, campaigns, and digital marketing for their 12,000-bed portfolio. He entered the international sector as head of real estate for Student.com, where he ran the U.S. operations for the company with an emphasis on developing relationships with real estate professionals across the globe. Most recently, Ryan served as the vice president of business development for Peak Campus, where he added nearly $8.5 million in revenue to the company through property management acquisitions. 

Throughout his career, Ryan has been recognized in the industry as a leader. He has been honored with multiple internal company awards including Innovator of the Year’. He and his teams hold an American Advertising Award for a successful marketing campaign & four Student Housing Business Innovator awards for their work in marketing and property operations. Ryan acts as an advisor and mentor to other entrepreneurs that are bringing positive change to the real estate rental industry. 

Ryan earned a BS in Marketing from the UCF Business School.