Mr. Hartnett is the Co-Founder of Campus Crest Communities, Inc.(NYSE: CCG). He and Mr.Ted Rollins founded Campus Crest in 2004 and established it as a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, purpose-built student housing properties located in targeted U.S. markets. The company's focus since inception has been on building and enhancing its vertically integrated business model, prototypical property type, the Grove brand and leading residence life program, SCORES. Mr. Hartnett was instrumental in the company's significant growth and strategic direction. Prior to founding Campus Crest, Mr. Hartnett co-founded and managed companies that have successfully developed and operated service-enriched real estate, including student housing and senior housing. Mr. Hartnett received his BS degree in structural engineering from the University of Maine and his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Mr. Harnett currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Directors of The Gene Banks League Foundation.