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Jim Sholders Named Chief Operating Officer for Campus Life & Style

Jim Sholders is spearheading an executive team of top student housing professionals for Campus, Life & Style (“CLS”), the newly-formed management division of Vesper Holdings, LLC, the 12th largest owner/manager of off-campus housing communities in the United States. In this new position, he oversees an executive staff based out of CLS’ Austin, TX headquarters, and site staff currently for 9,000 beds in 15 properties, across 10 states.

“Jim has unparalleled experience in this industry and a reputation for inspiring his teams,” points out Elliott J. Tamir, Co-founder, Co-CEO of CLS and Vesper Holdings, LLC. “He has already been instrumental in shaping the unique CLS culture and I know his vision will make an important impact on our future.”

Campus Life & Style was launched in 2015 to operate the Vesper Holdings student housing portfolio. During Mr. Sholders’ tenure with CLS, the firm transitioned more than 9,000 beds within a three-month period. In addition, the 2016 pre-leasing jumped to 98 percent from the previous year’s 90 percent record, with revenue growth in excess of seven percent.

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