Leadership

We are passionate about our people. They are the heart of our company and the reason for our success. Meet the individuals and teams that make it possible for us to develop and build exceptional, purposeful real estate across the nation.

  • Loren King

    CEO and Co-founder

  • Chris King

    EVP, Development Operations and Construction

  • Mark Larson

    CFO

  • Travis Vencel

    EVP, Development

  • Mark Baumgarten

    EVP, Property Management and Campus Partnerships

  • Aaron Bartels

    SVP, Development

  • Alie Hrabe

    VP, Marketing

  • Brad Bennett

    VP, Development

  • Damian VanMatre

    VP, Development Operations

  • Andy Wishart

    VP, Construction

  • Ryan Weyer

    VP, Pre-construction

  • Chris Stoker

    Deputy General Counsel

  • Eli Routh

    VP, Operations

  • Ashley McCloud

    Director, Human Resources

  • Scott Stinemetz

    Director, IT

  • Andrea Holloway

    Director, Accounting

Board of Directors

Loren King Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder

Hometown: West Lafayette, Indiana

College Attended: DePauw University

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Loren leads Trinitas’ corporate vision and strategy overseeing the company’s investment, finance, development, construction and property management activities. Under Loren’s leadership, Trinitas has developed nearly $1 billion in university-centric real estate and is currently developing nearly $1 billion in student housing and mixed-use projects. Prior to co-founding Trinitas, Loren served as a corporate law attorney for Frost Brown Todd and in the international corporate affairs office of a multinational Fortune 500 company. He currently serves on the Leadership Council of NFIB, is a member of the Indiana Bar Association and is a deacon at his church.

Loren graduated with distinction from the Indiana University School of Law and earned a master’s degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He also graduated with honors from DePauw University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.
 

Full Disclosure: Loren can be found walking the halls of Trinitas deep in thought with his custom, Louisville Slugger “thinking stick,” which is accredited with at least one really good idea per day.

Team Members

  • Chris King

    Executive Vice President, Development Operations and Construction

    Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

  • Mark Larson

    Chief Financial Officer

    Hometown: Orange Park, FL

  • Travis Vencel

    Executive Vice President, Development

    Hometown: Bloomington, IN

  • Mark Baumgarten

    Executive Vice President, Property Management 

    Hometown: Detroit, MI

  • Chris Stoker

    Deputy General Counsel

    Hometown: Twin Falls, ID

Chris King Executive Vice President, Development Operations and Construction

Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

College Attended: University of Notre Dame

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Chris leads Trinitas’ student housing project development operations, pre-construction and construction operations. He has been involved in real estate development for over fifteen years and has earned his Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional credential. Chris also provides legal counsel for Trinitas with a focus on construction activities. He is a member of the Indiana Bar Association, the Tippecanoe County Bar Association and the Chamber of Commerce. He also leads youth and teen programs at his local church.

Chris is a graduate of University of Notre Dame and New York University School of Law.

Full Disclosure: Chris is an avid traveler who’s traveled to over 25 countries and lived in both Europe and the Middle East.

Team Members

  • Andy Wishart

    Vice President, Construction

    Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

  • Damian VanMatre

    Vice President, Development Operations

    Hometown: Anderson, IN

  • Ryan Weyer

    Vice President, Pre-Construction

    Hometown: Jasper, IN

  • Amy King

    Designer

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Kelly Keck

    Designer

    Hometown: Kokomo, IN

  • Elizabeth Gonzalez

    Construction Administrative Coordinator

    Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

Mark Larson Chief Financial Officer

Hometown: Orange Park, FL

College Attended: University of North Florida

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Mark’s primary responsibilities include oversight of the accounting, finance, tax, human resources and information technology. Additionally, he oversees maintenance of key capital markets and private equity relationships for Trinitas. Before joining the company, Mark served as director of financial planning and analysis for GGP. Throughout his real estate career, he has been involved with $8 billion of acquisitions, $5 billion of secured property refinancing, and $3 billion of development investments. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and an associate member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is also an active volunteer in youth baseball leagues.

Mark is a graduate of the University of North Florida and holds a certificate in management accounting.

Full Disclosure: Mark has surfed waves in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Team Members

  • Andrea Holloway

    Director, Accounting

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Kyle Couch

    Manager, Financial Planning and Treasury

    Hometown: South Bend, IN

  • Ashley McCloud

    Director, Human Resources

    Hometown: Crawfordsville, IN

  • Scott Stinemetz

    Director, Information Services

    Hometown: Kokomo, IN

Travis Vencel Executive Vice President, Development

Hometown: Bloomington, IN

College Attended: Hanover College

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Travis directs the company’s real estate planning, design, project entitlement, and approval efforts. Before joining Trinitas, he founded a real estate firm primarily focused on student housing. He also served as president of Heartland Development, a premier home builder in Indiana.

Travis has served as chair of the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Bloomington Plan Commission. In addition, he has served on the board of directors for the Indiana Apartment Association and the Appraisal Institute’s Hoosier State Chapter. Travis received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College.

Full Disclosure: Travis is a commercial pilot and flies hot air balloons

Team Members

  • Aaron Bartels

    SVP, Development

    Hometown: Knoxville, IA

  • Brad Bennett

    Vice President, Development

    Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL

  • Jeffrey Kanable

    Project Executive

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

Mark Baumgarten Executive Vice President, Property Management and Campus Partnerships

Hometown: Detroit, MI

College Attended: Michigan State University

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Mark directs property management operations and is responsible for the success of Trinitas’ student housing portfolio. He brings over 25 years of sales, project management, and property management experience in residential, mixed-use, and commercial real estate to his role. Prior to joining Trinitas, he served as a vice president at General Growth Properties and was a director for American Tower Corporation, the second largest REIT in the U.S.

Mark earned his Master of Business Administration, with distinction, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University’s James Madison College with a concentration in socioeconomics.
 

Full Disclosure: Mark asked for, and received, Marvin Gaye’s autograph thinking he was a Detroit Lion in 1969.

Team Members

  • Charles Harris

    Senior Vice President, Campus Partnerships

    Hometown: Houston, TX

  • Alie Hrabe

    Vice President, Marketing

    Hometown: Omaha, NE

  • Eli Routh

    Regional Director, Property Management

    Hometown: Asheville, NC

  • Antonio Holmes

    Senior Manager, Leasing and Marketing Strategy

    Hometown: Charleston, SC

  • Sarah Ivy

    Senior Manager, Leasing Operations

    Hometown: Garland, TX

Charles Harris Senior Vice President, Campus Partnerships

Hometown: Houston, TX

College Attended: Rhodes College

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Charles is responsible for Trinitas’ commitment to collaboration and university partner success. He has spent 18 years in student housing and business development. Previously, Charles served as vice president of public–private partnerships at American Campus Communities, and spent 16 years at EDR as a senior vice president of development. In total, he has had involvement in over $1 billion of on-campus transactions. He is a board member of White Horse Capital, a non-profit real estate foundation serving the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Charles has a Master of Business Administration from The University of Memphis and a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College.

Full Disclosure: Charles lived in six cities before finishing the 7th grade.

Team Members

  • Moreo Rivera

    Director, Business Development

    Hometown: Brewster, NY

Aaron Bartels SVP, Development

Hometown: Knoxville, IA

College Attended: University of Illinois-Chicago

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Aaron directs mixed-use development for Trinitas, bringing more than 20 years of experience to his role. Prior to joining Trinitas, Aaron directed mixed-use development for General Growth Properties. Most recently, he oversaw commercial real estate activity for University of Chicago, leading the redevelopment of the historic 53rd Street commercial corridor in Hyde Park.

Aaron received his Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina and earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is a licensed architect and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
 

Full Disclosure: Aaron has no brothers, seven sisters, and has ridden his bike across the state of Iowa five times.

 

Brad Bennett Vice President, Development

Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL

University: Butler University

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At Trinitas, Brad is responsible for identifying potential markets for future development projects and cultivating the new development pipeline. He also oversees the development, acquisition, and finance team focused on market research, site identification, underwriting, and debt and equity financing. Prior to joining Trinitas, Brad worked in various real estate finance roles developing office, retail and senior housing. Brad brings over 10 years of commercial real estate finance and development experience to his role at Trinitas.

Brad earned his Bachelor of Science in finance and Master of Business Administration degrees, with distinction, from Butler University.

 

Full Disclosure: Brad attended the first night game at Wrigley Field.

Team Members

  • Peter Neulieb

    Director, Financial Modeling and Analytics

    Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

  • Evan Bryant

    Senior Manager, Development, Acquisitions and Finance

    Hometown: Carmel, IN

  • Alex Sanders

    Manager, Development, Acquisitions and Finance

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

  • Sam Cooper

    Associate, Development

    Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Damian VanMatre Vice President, Development Operations

Hometown: Anderson, IN

University: Purdue University

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Damian oversees the company’s development throughout the country, from conceptualization to completion. He’s responsible for performing due diligence, negotiating services, and implementing schedules that govern the design and construction of projects. Prior to joining Trinitas, Damian spent over a decade in commercial real estate, developing national projects for outpatient healthcare facilities. He has 17 years of experience in real estate development.

Damian received his Bachelor of Science degree in construction engineering and management from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and finance. Damian is LEED certified.

Full Disclosure: Damian worked as a DJ spinning records to pay for his first two years of college.

Team Members

  • Mark Becher

    Director, Development Operations

    Hometown: Carmel, IN

  • Sandy Smith

    Development Coordinator

    Hometown: Marlboro, NJ

  • Jennifer Lewis

    Manager, Design and Development

    Hometown: Brownsburg, IN

  • Kimberly Hansen

    Manager, Design and Development

    Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

  • Linda Irving

    Manager, Development Design and Management

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

Andy Wishart Vice President, Construction

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

University: Indiana University

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Andy, a 29-year veteran of the construction industry, is responsible for the company’s national off-campus student housing construction projects. He has been involved in commercial and multifamily construction management for more than 25 years and has directed the construction of more than $1 billion in real estate. Prior to joining Trinitas, he worked for Turner Construction one of the largest and most prestigious commercial construction firms in the world.

Andy is a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and has degrees in geology and geophysics from Indiana University and construction engineering and management from Purdue. He is LEED AP BD+C accredited.

Full Disclosure: Andy has ridden motocross dirt bikes over the Continental Divide and captained his own sailboat outside of the US multiple times.

Team Members

  • Devin Huesman

    Senior Project Manager

    Hometown: New Palestine, IN

  • Tom Morlan

    Senior Project Manager

    Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

  • George Mraz

    Engineering Manager

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Matt Widmer

    Construction Project Manager

    Hometown: Crawfordsville, IN

  • Will Fultz

    Project Manager

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • David Rittenhouse

    Project Manager

    Hometown: Pampano Beach, FL

Ryan Weyer Vice President, Pre-construction

Hometown: Jasper, IN

University: Indiana State University

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Ryan is a 20-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. At Trinitas, he’s responsible for managing the pre-construction process from conceptual budgeting through final subcontractor purchasing. He provides design oversight and constructability reviews to ensure projects stay on target. Ryan also reviews all projects to ensure the company is pursuing the most cost-effective way to construct projects. Prior to working at Trinitas, Ryan worked for industry giants Pepper Construction, Thompson Thrift and Lauth Property Group.

Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Indiana State University and is LEED AP BD+C accredited.

Full Disclosure: Ryan has hiked several fourteeners in Colorado and flown helicopters even higher.

Team Members

  • Joel Spellar

    Pre-Construction Manager, Estimator

    Hometown: Valparaiso, IN

  • Ryan Albright

    Pre-Construction Manager, Estimator

    Hometown: Carmel, IN

  • Noelle Cichy

    Pre-Construction Manager, Estimator

    Hometown: Tinley Park, IL

  • Corey Williams

    Manager, Design Standards

    Hometown: Fishers, IN

  • Eric Teninty

    Pre-Construction Engineer, Estimator

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Timothy Littlejohn

    Pre-Construction Engineer, Estimator

    Hometown: Kentland, IN

Chris Stoker Deputy General Counsel

Hometown: Twin Falls, ID

University: Brigham Young University

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Chris oversees the company’s acquisition and disposition of property, debt and equity financing, legal and corporate strategy, and real estate development. Prior to joining Trinitas, he spent 10 years in the commercial and custom-home construction industries. He is a member of the Indiana Bar Association and the Urban Land Institute.

Chris earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, a Master of Business Administration, with distinction, from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in construction management from the Brigham Young University Fulton School of Engineering and Technology.

Full Disclosure: Chris has ridden his bike from Logan, Utah to Jackson Hole, Wyoming (185 miles) in a single day.

Team Members

  • Chery Skibinski

    Senior Corporate Administrator

    Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

  • Kelly Kilipiak

    Corporate Administrative Assistant

    Hometown: Detroit, MI

Eli Routh VP, Property Operations

Hometown: Asheville, NC

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Eli brings over 15 years of student housing experience to his role. As vice president of operations, he manages all aspects of property operations and facility management with an emphasis on leasing velocity, NOI maximization, recruiting, resident satisfaction and facility maintenance. Prior to joining Trinitas, Eli served as served as a maintenance team leader at The Cardinal Group. There he oversaw $2,000,000 in capital improvement projects and helped develop a company-wide preventative maintenance program. Before his time at Cardinal, Eli worked at the largest student housing developer in the country, American Campus Communities (ACC) where he served as an area facilities manager.

Full Disclosure: Eli is an avid painter who has also snowboarded at over 30 resorts spanning 10 states and 2 counties

Team Members

  • Karen Caprarella

    Regional Director,Property Management

    Hometown: St. Louis, MI

  • Marcia Dietiker

    Assistant Regional Director, Property Management

    Hometown: Rankin, IL

  • Brandon Isley

    Assistant Regional Director, Property Management

    Hometown: Staley, NC

  • Brad Young

    Manager of Portfolio Maintenance

    Hometown: Thorntown, IN

Ashley McCloud Director, Human Resources

Hometown: Crawfordsville, IN

University: Indiana University

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Ashley has over 10 years of experience in staffing and human resources and oversees all human resource aspects at Trinitas. Before joining the team, she served as manager of human resources for the West Central Region of the Franciscan Physician Network, a non-profit physician group that provides general and specialized medical services. Prior to that, she was responsible for human resource duties with Tippecanoe County Child Care, Inc., a non-profit child care organization for children of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

Ashley is a member of the National Society of Human Resources Management, the Tippecanoe Human Resources Association, and holds a Professional Human Resources Certification.She is a graduate of Indiana University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

Full Disclosure: Ashley is an adventurous mom of three who skydives, bungee jumps and loves anything involving adrenaline.

Team Members

  • Stacy Stelter

    Human Resources Generalist

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Crystal Harris

    Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Hometown: Michigantown, IN

  • Cathy Russell

    Payroll Assistant

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

Scott Stinemetz Director, Information Services

Hometown: Kokomo, IN

University: Purdue University

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Scott is responsible for managing the implementation and maintenance of all information technology systems. He develops standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and end users. He also keeps the company current with the latest technologies and supports the research of new technology solutions. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Indiana CPA Society.

Scott graduated from Purdue University Krannert School of Management with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Business Administration.

Full Disclosure: Scott was once stuck on a Botswanan safari next to a pride of lions for hours, which is why he now prefers skiing in cold climates.

Team Members

  • Greg Ortner

    IT Administrator

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Tom McCracken

    IT Systems Administrator

    Hometown: Woodhaven, MI

Andrea Holloway Director, Accounting

Hometown: West Lafayette, IN

University: Purdue University

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With over 10 years of accounting experience, Andrea leads the capital, property and corporate accounting groups at Trinitas. She oversees the consolidated and subsidiary financial reporting, construction draw request process, payroll, accounts payable, and general ledger maintenance. She is also responsible for Trinitas’ joint-venture partner relationships and serves as the company’s tax liaison.

Andrea graduated from the Purdue University Krannert School of Management with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and minors in finance and management information systems. She is a certified public accountant (CPA).

Full Disclosure: Andrea is an avid CrossFitter and yoga enthusiast.

Team Members

  • Robin Jenkins

    Manager, Corporate Accounting

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Jennifer Pershing

    Manager, Corporate Accounting

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

  • Brigette Samuelson

    Manager, Capital Accounting

    Hometown: Fowler, IN

  • Ryan Thomas

    Accountant, Property Accounting

    Hometown: Terre Haute, IN

  • Matt Singleton

    Accountant, Property Accounting

    Hometown: DeKalb, IL

  • Joyce Peck

    Accountant, Capital Accounting

    Hometown: Fowler, IN

  • Joni Bennett

    Accountant, Capital Accounting

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN

Alie Hrabe Vice President, Marketing

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

University: Creighton University

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Alie brings over 18 years of experience in commercial real estate marketing to her role. Before joining the company, Alie served as director of field marketing for General Growth Properties, where she was responsible for over 12 million square feet of retail space at 16 Midwest properties with a combined annual NOI of $150 million. Alie earned numerous shopping center industry awards as well as her Certified Marketing Director (CMD) accreditation through the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Alie graduated with honors from Creighton University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and writing.

Full Disclosure: Alie played on the boy’s high school soccer team.

Team Members

  • Molly Shreve

    Corporate Manager, Marketing

    Hometown: Anderson, IN

  • Sarah Gladden

    Graphic Designer

    Hometown: Lafayette, IN