Valeo Groupe Americas (VGA) has announced that Kevin Sealey has been promoted to President of Valeo Student. Sealey is a founding partner and has been serving as vice president of student operations. He has worked to build the infrastructure and foundation for VGA’s student brand, EPOCH. Sealey most recently led the effort to open the company’s flagship Clemson location and is actively working on developing a robust project pipeline.
“I’ve had the great privilege of working with Kevin for more than 10 years and have observed first hand his tremendous leadership, commitment and drive to provide exceptional experiences for our tribe, residents and stakeholders,” said Ted W. Rollins, founding partner and chairman of Valeo Groupe. ”He is a true professional who works tirelessly to push our business forward and I am proud to call him my friend and partner.”
In his expanded role, Sealey will be providing leadership and guidance for all operational aspects of the student housing platform. Additionally, he will be responsible for leading the team forward and continuing to disrupt the status quo in their markets through VGA’s proprietary S.P.I.R.I.T. (Social Personal Intellectual Recreational Inspirational Thoughtful) residence experience programming focused on student wellness.
Sealey is a student housing industry veteran with more than 12 years’ experience in building teams who have made a meaningful difference in the student living space. Prior to VGA, he spent more than 10 years in purpose-built student housing, including work with Campus Crest Communities (NYSE: CCG).
Valeo Groupe Americas is an affiliate of Valeo Groupe, which offers multinational interests in both senior and student niche housing markets through holdings in Valeo Groupe Europe of London and Madrid, and Valeo Groupe Nordics in Stockholm.