Michael A. Mouron
Mike Mouron is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is a CPA. In 1990 he founded Capstone Development Corp. and guided it to its position of leadership within the student housing market niche until January 1, 2012 when the Company was divided into four (4) separate but synergistic companies. Mike remains involved with all the successor companies in a variety of roles, and serves as Chairman of CREI.
Executive Vice President Development
Christopher joined Capstone in 2005 after graduating from the University of Mississippi. Christopher has served various roles within Capstone but since 2007 has focused primarily on acquisitions. He is responsible for all aspects from site identification and financial modeling through construction and lease up. In 2010 Christopher was promoted as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions to head up this developmental division. In the fall of 2011, Christopher took over as Principal of Capstone Real Estate Investments as the Executive Vice President of Development.
Executive Vice President Construction
Drew's career began as a regional General Contractor located in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2007 Drew started with Capstone Companies performing Project Management roles as general contractor and an owners' representative. He has been involved in most of Capstone's Acquisitions & Renovations (A&R) efforts over the past 7 years as well as several new construction projects on and near college campuses. Drew's expertise is in the construction as he oversees delivering projects in the most efficient way possible to maximize profit for Capstone.
In 2011 Drew transitions into a Principal of Capstone Real Estate Investment as well as the Executive Vice President of Construction. As ExVP of Construction Drew's role is to manage all facets of the renovation and construction phases and ease the transition into day to day management with CREI Management.
Chief Financial Officer
Lewis attended the University of Alabama where he received his bachelors and masters of Accountancy degree. Lewis obtained his CPA certificate in 2009 and worked for an accounting firm in Birmingham for several years. In 2010 Lewis joined Capstone and became the Director of Business Services for the On-Campus division. When Capstone Development broke up in January of 2012, Lewis took over as Controller for Capstone On-Campus Management, LLC. In March of 2013, Lewis joined Capstone Real Estate Investments and will serve as the Company's CFO. In this role, he will be responsible for all the company's financial reporting as well as overseeing all financial aspects of the company.
COO, Executive Vice President
As Capstone’s Acquisitions & Renovations (A&R) efforts began to grow, Anderson assumed responsibility for managing finance related activities for the A&R Division. When Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC (CREI) was created in 2012 from the A&R Division of Capstone, he became Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of CREI. In this role he is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations as well as the finance and property management functions of the company.
Tonia N. Christensen, Esq.
Executive Vice President Legal Affairs
Tonia Christensen joined Capstone in 2006 as Capstone's General Counsel. In 2012 she became Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs for CREI.
Tonia provides oversight, guidance, direction and legal advice in the areas of corporate, contracts, real estate, and insurance law, as well as litigation management. Tonia earned her Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Alabama School of Law, and her Bachelors of Science degree at Judson College. Prior to serving as General Counsel for Capstone, Ms. Christensen served as a Legal Associate for Pemco Aviation, Inc. Tonia is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the State of Alabama.
Luca E. Finocchiaro
Executive Vice President Property Management
Luca Finocchiaro brings more than 17 years of real estate management experience to his role as Executive Vice President-Property Management at Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC. Luca's last eight years have been in the student sector where he carried over his strong understanding of the fundamentals of managing real estate from his time in conventional and military housing. Luca brings his broad experience involving all student housing property types to Capstone where he oversees all facets of property operations for the national student living portfolio. Luca earned his Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning and Development from the University of Southern California.
Jennifer C. Cowie
Director of Marketing
Jennifer brings over 6 years of experience in student housing to CREI. She started her career at Florida as a Resident Assistant working in on campus housing and has since held a number of property management positions. In her most recent role, she was responsible for coordinating marketing efforts across a 45+ property portfolio. Jennifer focuses on long term brand management by providing creative direction and unique marketing solutions for our different markets across the U.S. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida in 2009.