StarRez is the leading provider of housing accommodation automation software solutions, with a community focussed ethos.
Recently, they announced the exciting appointment of Michael Britti and Dr. Shirley M. Collado to their Board of Directors.
With their extensive knowledge and experience in higher education and real estate technology, the hiring of Shirley and Michael is a huge step in the right direction for StarRez.
“Michael and Shirley will play key roles in supporting our board and leadership team as we grow our community, products and partnerships.”Travis Knipe, Global CEO, StarRez
“I look forward to contributing to the board of StarRez in a way that helps enhance the creative, seamless, and inclusive work this organiSation is already doing.”Dr. Shirley M. Collado, Board of Directors, StarRez
StarRez continues to experience significant growth, and is now set to accelerate recent global market traction and further establish its leadership position in empowering thriving residential communities.
“I am excited to welcome Michael and Shirley as two new board members that bring a tremendous amount of industry expertise and passion for residential communities. Over the last year, StarRez has accelerated global expansion and our investment in delivering the next level of innovation to residential communities.”Travis Knipe, Global CEO, StarRez
Carrying an impressive background in real estate and technology, Michael joins the board with leadership experience in identifying and executing growth opportunities that will greatly benefit StarRez.
He is currently the leader of MAB Strategic Advisors and Senior Vice President of Mirasol Capital, an investment firm pursuing opportunities in real estate, technology and entertainment.
Prior to Mirasol Capital, Michael spent 13 years in leadership positions at RealPage, a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry.
“I look forward to being part of the StarRez Board of Directors and working with such a talented team. StarRez has a proven record of delivering innovative solutions that enhance the residential experience, and I am eager to share my experiences to help drive the company’s continued success.”Michael Britti, Board of Directors, StarRez
Shirley brings extensive administrative experience in the higher education sector, both at private and public institutions and through her leadership of related not-for-profit organisations.
She is nationally recognised for her innovative approaches to improving student access and success in higher education.
She currently serves as President and CEO of College Track, a comprehensive college completion program that supports first generation college students from underserved communities confronting systemic barriers to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Prior to College Track, Shirley served as the President of Ithaca College, where she became the first Dominican American in the United States to serve as president of a four-year institution.
Shirley has held several senior leadership positions at additional colleges and universities including Rutgers University – Newark, Middlebury College and Lafayette College.
“A student’s sense of belonging is a critical component to the quality of their experience on a college or university campus—particularly for first-generation college students. A major part of my leadership in higher education has been fueled by this understanding, and an incredible passion for building vibrant, thriving residential communities.“Dr. Shirley M. Collado, Board of Directors, StarRez
Shirley and Michael have joined StarRez at an exciting time of growth and global success.
Their appointments were sourced through the external board program operated by Vista Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses and a majority investor in StarRez.
The appointment follows StarRez making two new executive leadership appointments last year.