American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), the largest owner, manager
and developer of high-quality student housing properties in the U.S.,
today announced the appointment of Oliver Luck to the company's board of
directors, effective immediately. Luck will serve as an independent
director of the company.
Oliver Luck (Photo: Business Wire)
Luck is currently the Athletic Director of West Virginia University, a
position he has held since 2010. From 2006 to 2010, Luck was the
president/general manager of the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer.
From 2001 to 2005, Luck served as the chief executive officer of the
Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, where he oversaw the financing,
development, construction and management of professional sports and
entertainment infrastructure in Houston, including Minute Maid Park,
Reliant Stadium and Toyota Center. Luck worked for the National Football
League from 1990 to 2001, where he served in a variety of positions,
including vice president of business development and president and chief
executive officer of NFL Europe. Luck played quarterback for the Houston
Oilers from 1982 to 1986. He is currently a member of the National
Football League PlayerSafety Advisory Panel and has served in various
capacities in a number of university and community associations. During
his collegiate career, he was a Rhodes Scholar finalist, a National
Football Foundation Scholar and a two-time Academic All-American who
received a B.A. degree from West Virginia University and a J.D. degree
from University of Texas School of Law.
"We are pleased to have Oliver join our board of directors," said R.D.
Burck, American Campus chairman of the board. "Oliver has a wealth of
knowledge and business experience, which should further bolster our
board's guidance and council."
CEO Bill Bayless commented, "Oliver's dynamic career and drive coupled
with his current position of managing an enterprise within higher
education brings a unique perspective to American Campus. We are excited
Oliver is joining our team and look forward to working with him."
About American Campus Communities
American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest developer, owner and
manager of high-quality student housing communities in the United
States. The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and
self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with
expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management,
and operational management of student housing properties. American
Campus Communities owns 160 student housing properties containing
approximately 98,800 beds. Including its owned and third-party managed
properties, ACC's total managed portfolio consists of 187 properties
with approximately 121,300 beds. Visit www.americancampus.com
In addition to historical information, this press release contains
forward-looking statements under the federal securities law. These
statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections
about the industry and markets in which American Campus Communities
operates, management's beliefs, and assumptions made by management.
Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and
involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict.
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