Ashlei Elise joined Varsity Campus in December 2019 as the Director of Marketing and Leasing. She is responsible for all aspects of leasing and marketing for Varsity Campus’ properties, overseeing her team of regional and on-site leasing managers. Before assuming her current role, Ashlei served as a Marketing & Leasing Specialist and then Regional Leasing & Marketing Manager for Landmark Properties during her two years with the company. Prior to joining Landmark, Ashlei started her career in the student housing industry with Campus Crest; first, onsite as a Sales & Marketing Manager and then quickly promoted to a Roving Leasing Specialist before returning to onsite as a Leasing Manager with Asset Living portfolio acquisition. During her seven years of experience within the industry, she has since worked with assets in over 20 markets, including both lease-up and operational properties, urban and cottage products, and 3rd party management. In that time, she developed and implemented sales and leasing training for properties across the nation, increased rental revenue on an average of 4.5%, managed over 7000 beds, and specializes in creating marketing strategies and intentional campaigns that focus on increasing resident retention and positive reputation management. Ashlei Elise is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and studied Mass Media Communications with a minor in Journalism while attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.