Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG), a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality student housing properties, today announced that it has hired Angel Herrera as Head of Operations for Campus Crest Property Management Group, effective April 28, 2014.
“We are thrilled to have Angel join our management team. His extensive experience in running one of ARAMARK’s top performing Higher Education Groups, combined with his knowledge of our customers, will bolster our efforts in building a premier student housing platform and strengthen our brands. As we continue to grow our geographic footprint, Angel’s ability to execute and manage operations at a tactical level will be a great asset to Campus Crest,” said Rob Dann, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. “Angel's proven ability to implement tactical, repeatable and scalable systems and processes on large portfolios enables us to continue to grow our portfolio and deliver consistent operational results."
Mr. Herrera comes from ARAMARK, where he was most recently the Regional Vice President of the Higher Education Group for the Southwest for the last nine years. In that role, he was responsible for one of ARAMARK’s top performing higher education regions providing services to 72 colleges and universities located in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana and New Mexico, with annual revenues of approximately $325 million and approximately 8,000 employees. Prior to ARAMARK, he was a Division Vice President for Burger King Corporation, where he oversaw over 700 franchised restaurants, generating over $750 million in revenue. He has also been an Executive Vice President with Inter Foods Corporation, a Senior Vice President of YUM and President of YUM Mexico, as well as a Vice President/Managing Director for PepsiCo for seven years, overseeing 170 restaurants generating $200 million in sales with more than 6,000 employees.
Mr. Herrera has an undergraduate degree from Boston College with a major in marketing and graduate studies in law from the Interamerican University School of Law.