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EdR Enhances Leadership Team with Promotions to New Positions

BWW News Desk
January 31, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ EdR (NYSE: EDR), one of the nation's largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality collegiate housing communities, today announced the promotions of Lisa Hale-Meindl to vice president of operations and Rick Tripp to vice president of construction.

Lisa has been with EdR since 2003 and previously served EdR as a senior regional director. In 2017, she earned her certified property manager (CPM) certification.

"Lisa has been a valuable member of our operations team for the last 14 years," said executive vice president of operations and chief operating officer, Chris Richards. "We're excited that she will be adding her expertise in management services to our on-campus pursuit team. Her contributions in this new role will enhance EdR's opportunities for continued growth."

Rick has been with EdR since 2012 and was responsible for the construction oversight of the multi-phase, 6,850 bed on-campus transformation at the University of Kentucky, the largest on-campus housing project completed to date. Before joining EdR, Rick was a principal/owner at MSA Architects in Cincinnati, Ohio.

"Rick's guiding hand at Kentucky is one of the main reasons why such a massive project was completed so seamlessly," said Bob Earwood, senior vice president of construction and engineering services. "His depth of knowledge and experience will be valuable assets as he expands focus to current and future development projects."

Rick is a registered architect and holds certifications from both the American Institute of Architects and LEED.

About EdR
EdR (NYSE: EDR) is one of America's largest owners, developers and managers of collegiate housing. EdR is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns or manages 86 communities with more than 46,200 beds serving 54 universities in 26 states. EdR is a member of the Russell 2000 Index, the S&P MidCap 400 and the Morgan Stanley REIT indices. For details, please visit the company's Web site at www.EdRtrust.com.

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