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Homestead U Welcomes Kristina Schoo to our Team in Athens.



Homestead U welcomes Kristina Schoo as our new Leasing and Marketing Manager at River Park! Originally from Louisville, KY, School attended Morehead Univeristy where she received her Bachelor’s in Psychology, Master’s in Clinical Psychology and Master’s in School Counseling. She also played collegiate volleyball at Morehead and has been playing volleyball since she was 14. In high school, her team won the High School National Championship. She also traveled to Russia to compete in volleyball. In her spare time she enjoys time at the beach, going to the lake, watching sit-coms and spending time with her shih-poo, Jasie.

Alejandra Yepiz Promoted to Leasing and Marketing Manager at The Ranch at Star Pass.



Alejandra Yepiz was promoted to the Leasing and Marketing Manager at The Ranch at Star Pass in Tucson, AZ. Alejandra has been on the leasing team at The Ranch for close to two years and is very grateful for the opportunity. She is excited to show what The Ranch team can really do! Originally from Rio Rico, AZ, Yepiz moved to Tucson to attend The University of Arizona. She recently graduated with a BS in Family Studies and Human Development with a minor in Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys reading and volunteering in her community.

Video: University Village – Maintenance Minute

Recent Homestead U Events and Promotions

Video: University Village Grand Opening Pool Party

Employee Spotlight: Terry Collins

1031130918_0001Employee Spotlight

Name: Terry Collins

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Property: The Ranch at Star PassApartments in Lubbock, TX.





1.) How long have you been with Homestead?:   One and a half years.

2.) What were you doing before Homestead?: Same position as now, over 9 years at this property.

3.) Where are you originally from?:  Tucson, AZ.

4.) What’s your favorite part about being an HA employee?:  Being here to see where this property is constantly improving.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?:  I like to go camping and fishing with my family. Riding my dirt bike across the desert.

6.) What’s your favorite band or type of music?: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Southern Rock.

7.) What’s your favorite website?:  Craigslist
, looking for another dirt bike.

8.) What’s your favorite local restaurant?:  El Molinitos, Great Mexican Food.

9.) What’s your dream vacation?:  A Cruise with my wife.

10.) What’s the best TV show you have seen lately?:  Big Bang Theory

11.) What’s your favorite HA memory?:  The day Homestead took over this property, and saw the improvements and upgrades planned.

Photos: Grand Opening of New Pool at University Village 6/26/14

Video: The Ranch Lubbock

Ally Herron Promoted to Tucson Regional Manager and Marketing Director of University Village

A_HerronAlly Herron will take over as Regional Manager in Tucson and Marketing Director at University Village in Columbus. Herron has been the Leasing and Marketing Director at University Village for the past year. Before Homestead U, Herron was with Crawford Hoying where she worked as the Corporate Trainer and Property Manager at Olentangy Commons.  She brings to Homestead U 14 years of experience in  the industry.  Herron graduated from Ohio State University and LOVES OSU!  She is married and has 2 furry kids, Sadie, a 5 year old Sheltie and Cassidy, a 1 year old Collie.  She has 5 nieces and nephews and loves to hang out with them whenever possible! She is very thrilled to join the team and brings a lot of enthusiasm with her!

Video: The Ranch Roast in Lubbock