About Us

TEXLA Housing Partners is a real estate firm specializing in the acquisition, reposition and management of student housing and multi-family properties. The firm through its joint ventures and management affiliates currently manage assets throughout the U.S.  exceeding $175MM in value.

  • Roger Phillips
    Roger Phillips Principal - CEO

    Roger has over 20 years of experience in the acquisition, development and management of multi-family and student housing properties throughout the U.S.

    Career highlights include:

    – Acquired, Developed and disposed of approximately $750 million in conventional and student housing real estate throughout the U.S.

    – Closed financings including tax-exempt bonds and conventional including Agency and HUD.

    – Worked for national student-housing firms including JPI and American Campus Communities and CLV(former Century Development)

    Roger holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University.

  • Sandy Phillips
    Sandy Phillips Principal of THP PM Group, LLC (Management)

    Sandy has over 20 years of multi-family and student housing property management experience. She has held positions with national student housing firms including Ambling Companies and Campus Living Villages.

    Career highlights include:

    – Current oversees an 8-asset portfolio valued at approximately $200M.

    – Spearheaded operational repositioning of multiple projects with values in excess of $200M.

    – Served in successive property management roles, from leasing agent to property manager of several multi-family and student housing assets.

    Sandy attended Louisiana State University and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Orleans. She is CAM Certified.

  • Jeddie M Cullen
    Jeddie M Cullen V.P. of Operations

    Jeddie brings to Texla Housing Partners over 10 years conventional and student housing experience management oversight experience. Some of career highlights include:

    – Direct oversight of 5 student housing assets valued at $75M
    – Directed multiple capital improvement programs on conventional and student housing assets leading to significant income and value increases
    – Hired and motivated entire staff leading to goals being met and exceeded
    – Proficient in OneSite Property Management Software
    – Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – California

  • Jose Huerta
    Jose Huerta Director of Marketing

    Jose joins Texla Housing Partners with a diverse background in Multi Family housing specifically focused on Student Housing Management with 8 years direct experience. His natural abilities ranging from a strong understanding of the student life, to the core requirements needed to lead successful leasing campaigns has been a direct result to his consistent achievements and success in the industry.

    – Through strong leadership and market understanding, he has lead the leasing initiatives under his direction to achieve 100% occupancy success 4 years in a row.
    – With a consistent focus on the resident life expectations, he has continued to drive the retention focus of his campaigns to grow year over year increasing his 2017 campaign from prior year by 10%, achieving a market high of 45%.
    – Over the course of his career, he has developed his leadership to cultivate healthy & motivated teams that gave direct result to the success of his campaigns.
    – As the student housing market has evolved, he has taken a strong initiative in engaging the student culture by implementing the most relative programs, marketing materials, and setting the standard in resident functions.

  • Erica Schummer
    Erica Schummer Regional Portfolio Manager
    Erica comes to Texla with a strong background in property management and real estate transactions.  Starting her career in 2000 she has managed a verity of individual multi family assets greater than 600 units and student assets greater than 2000 beds. She also held a National Operations position with concentration on increasing NOI performance.
    • Repositioned various distressed assets through full CapEx renovations, rebranding, and maximizing occupancy while increasing income and lowering expenses and delinquency.
    • Oversaw assets full cycle from due diligence and take over through disposition.
    • Directed a team of Operations Area Managers, Traveling Managers and Facilities Specialists in 24 states and prominent student markets.  
    • Trained and mentored large teams in both operations and sales producing top performers that have excelled in their careers and been recognized for their success.
    • Possesses an active California Real Estate License