L. Miguel Arce
Chief Executive Officer
Miguel began his career at Internacional in 1998. From that time to 2010, he experienced several promotions, from Financial Analyst, to leading the operations and acquisitions effort for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, to eventually assisting with new business development and acquisition for the whole organization. In 2014, he earned the title of Chief Executive Officer. In his career, he has been involved in more than 40,000 apartment units. In 2016, Miguel took a majority ownership interest in the Internacional enterprise.
As Chief Executive Officer, Miguel is responsible for the strategic position of Internacional and all of its affiliated businesses. He guides the organization through new business development and acquisition opportunities, as well as asset and property management. He is also responsible for establishing strategic joint venture partnerships with institutional and private capital firms.
Miguel graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1996. He is also a member of NMHC. He currently sits on the executive board of PeakMade Student Housing.
Chief Financial Officer
Sean oversees the accounting department and plays an integral role in the sourcing and capitalization of acquisition opportunities, asset management, and investor relations. Before joining Internacional in 2014, he worked for Lynd, a multi-disciplined real estate company. Sean held various positions at Lynd, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. He was involved in the acquisition, capitalization, structuring, asset management, accounting, and disposition of over 100 properties.
Throughout his career, Sean has held various senior finance and accounting positions, including a Big 4 accounting firm. Sean is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas, and he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
Felicia joined Internacional in 2005 as Regional Supervisor for the Houston area and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2018. Her career in multifamily real estate began in 1993 as a leasing agent with VMI Residential before moving to Houston to work for Dinerstein Management Company in 1998. There, she rose to Executive Corporate Supervisor for a 2,100-unit portfolio before transitioning to The ORION Companies. At Internacional, Felicia has supervised student housing, workforce housing, mid-rise, high-rise and garden-style communities. She has also handled a number of newly built communities from pre-construction, lease-up, stabilization, and through disposition.
Felicia’s management style instills a sense of spirit, teamwork, and pride among her associates. Her favorite message to all she supports is “my follow-up is deadly”.
Vice President of Accounting and Payroll
Pamela manages Internacional’s accounting department. She began her career with Internacional in 2009 as a Property Accountant before being promoted to her current position. Before joining Internacional, she worked in several sectors of the banking industry. Pamela is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas, and she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a master’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University.
Vice President of Career Development
Stacy started her multifamily career at 17 years old as a housekeeper. Through the years she began to learn the many facets of multifamily, and her career progressed to Leasing, Assistant Manager, and Property Manager. She then stepped into the corporate world of property management. During these years she learned what it takes to manage several assets simultaneously along with managing staff and vendors.
With all these years of experience, she chose to move into the training world of multifamily. She created a training and development program to enhance all the different skillsets, from housekeeper to Regional Supervisor, which is still being utilized to this day. She loves to share her stories and experiences in property management, and thrives on sharing what she has learned with anyone that is willing to listen.
Human Resources Director
Summer joined Internacional in 2010 bringing broad industry experience in all aspects of Human Resource management with a strong generalist background. She is an energetic leader who excels at developing creative, win-win solutions to key organizational challenges. She values working with Internacional’s leaders to achieve strategic goals while empowering, motivating, and developing others to reach their potential. Summer holds a BS in Applied Sociology from Texas State University and has been a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) since 2008.
Vice President of Construction and Facilities
Jared is responsible for managing all construction services for Internacional. Prior to joining the company in 2017 Mr. Pierce held a variety of positions in maintenance and construction. He started his multifamily career with The Hanover Company in 2000 as part of an onsite maintenance team and throughout his 11-year tenure there became responsible for all maintenance operations and construction quality control on a national level for over 30+ garden and high-density projects throughout the continental U.S.
Most recently Mr. Pierce has had roles with United Dominion Realty (UDR) and The Allen Harrison Company directing large scale property renovations and strategic capital projects for their asset diverse portfolios. Mr. Pierce brings a wealth of unique construction experience that comes with an operations perspective centering on utilizing capital to maximize value creation for property owners.
Director of Acquisitions
Rohit leads Internacional’s acquisition efforts. His responsibilities include deal sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, debt and equity capitalization, and closing. Prior to Internacional, Rohit worked for Offerd, a tech-enabled multifamily consulting and investment start-up as the Director of Acquisitions. Rohit began his career in multifamily real estate in 2017 as part of the acquisitions and asset management team at Houston based Nitya Capital.
Rohit graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He earned his MBA at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business. Rohit is a Texan, born and raised, and currently lives in Austin with his fiancé and two dogs.
Director of Operational Efficiency
Andrea joined Internacional in 2013 with 11 years of banking experience, where she excelled at the logistics of project management and system management. The banking industry was her foundation for operational and financial analytics. At Internacional, she supports the field in day-to-day operations, including technical support, service contract review, and ad hoc analysis requests. She also assists in functions related to acquisitions, development, and dispositions of multifamily assets. Her leadership and experience are instrumental in the execution of successful projects.
Andrea works directly with the CEO of Internacional with the mission critical objective of finding efficiency opportunities not only within the INT enterprise, but also residential communities we serve.
Director of Business Relations and Marketing
Salina joined Internacional early 2019 as a Business Manager at one of our premier communities in the Fort Worth CBD. With over ten years of experience in property management, including four years as a Marketing Specialist with Greystar. Salina worked her way from a Leasing Agent to managing conventional communities, affordable-living assets, mid-rises, and lease-ups from Corpus Christi to DFW to Austin, Texas.
Salina obtained a degree in Business Administration to aid in her role of property management. She is specialized in digital marketing, building brand awareness and reputation management in lease-ups and transitional assets. She brings passion towards movement into the digital world.
Director of Training and Development
Erica started her career with Internacional in 2003 as a Leasing Professional and was promoted to Assistant Business Manager, Business Manager, and now Director of Training and Development. She has consistently been awarded for her outstanding achievements in her property and corporate positions. Erica has worn many hats and has been involved in numerous acquisitions. She is our Yardi property management system guru and main point of contact for on-site property associates.
Erica attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and studied Elementary Education. She was a member of the Rho Chapter-Alpha Xi Delta and was the New Member Educator. Erica has since continued her education at the University of Texas in Austin.
Erica brings an energetic and cheerful outlook to everything she is a part of. Her passion is training! Erica enjoys spending quality time with her family in Nebraska and volunteering at her local school district.
Sarah joined Internacional in 2019 with five years of multifamily experience, where she previously worked in loss control and risk management. Taking these skills Sarah leads the onboarding of the property management system information. She works to continuously improve efficiency using new technology and systems to support and guide our teams. Using operational and financial analytics, she works to identify trends and asset performance for current and future investments. At Internacional, she supports the field in day-to-day operations, including technical support, vendor validation, budgeting, market evaluation, template design, and ad hoc analysis requests.
Sarah received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.
Pearl joined Internacional in 2010. Pearl has 16 years of full-cycle accounting experience. Prior to joining Internacional, she worked for a local CPA firm, where her main duties were keeping books, processing payroll and meeting with clients to discuss financials. She went to work for Lynd Real Estate company, where she helped manage a 10-property portfolio and assisted with audits.
Pearl is responsible for leading and training our accounting team. She is currently involved with, but not limited to, reviewing and approving financials, onboarding of acquisitions’ financial data, assisting with final closing prorations and writing/improving accounting procedures. Pearl strives for perfection, meeting deadlines, putting out the best product and instils this in her training within the accounting team. Pearl has an associate degree in accounting from San Antonio College and plans to continue her education.
Senior Acquisition Analyst
Zebby is a member of Internacional’s acquisition team, assisting in all aspects of INT’s acquisition efforts. His responsibilities include sourcing investment opportunities, financial analysis, market research, and due diligence. While at Internacional, Zebby has assisted in closing over 1,000 multifamily units. Prior to Internacional, Zebby worked as an intern for Greystar.
Zebby holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from Texas Tech University. Zebby lives in Austin, TX, and is a passionate Texas Tech Basketball fan who also enjoys to travel, ski, and spend time outdoors.
Regional Supervisor - Houston, TX
Alexis joined Internacional in 2006 as an Assistant Business Manager, quickly being promoted to Business Manager. Throughout her career with Internacional, she has successfully managed a variety of communities, including pre-construction, to stabilization, to disposition of garden and mid-rise style apartments. Alexis assumed her role as Regional Supervisor in 2019 and has supervised over 2,000 units.
Alexis brings an energetic and positive attitude to her communities. Her dedication to her position, her team, and her community is a driving force in her accomplishments. Alexis enjoys spending quality time with her four kids.
Regional Supervisor - Austin, TX
Angela joined Internacional in 2000 as a leasing consultant, moving quickly through various positions such as Assistant Manager, Business Manager, and Senior Manager before being promoted to her current role in 2006. Throughout the course of her career in property management, Angela has supervised student housing, conventional communities, multi-phase properties, mid-rise, mix-use and lease-ups. She is well versed in federal accessibility laws, local government accessibility initiatives, and accomplishing retrofits and repairs for compliance.
Angela’s leadership skills and accomplishments have brought her recognition at all levels of our organization. Her multiple awards include Region of the Year, Property of the Year, Outstanding Performer, and the Solid as a Rock award for consistently maintaining occupancy of 97% or greater.
Angela volunteers in raising funds for JDRF and Susan G. Komen.
Regional Supervisor - Dallas, TX
Michael joined Internacional in 2019, bringing over 19 years of multi-family property management experience with REIT, owner-managed and fee-managed assets. Michael has managed and supervised Class A to Class C assets throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, as well as in Austin, Houston, and specific markets in California. With a balanced focus on strong revenue growth and expense control, Michael has led his teams to consistently meet and exceed budget and market expectations. From improving stabilized asset results, to maximizing ROI on interior renovations and property enhancements, Michael has the ability to lead his teams and assets through change and improvement. Michael has also been involved in numerous large portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, providing him with a unique background in identifying issues and opportunities. He has the knowledge and vision to provide strategic planning and guidance to ensure the financial success of each asset.
Michael has obtained the National Apartment Association’s Certified Apartment Manager and Certified Apartment Property Supervisor’s designation and is a graduate from the NAA Lyceum Leadership program.
Regional Supervisor - San Antonio, TX
Lacy joined Internacional in 2018, bringing over 15 years of multi-family property management experience. Lacy began her career as a Leasing Professional and was quickly promoted to Assistant Manager and then Business Manager. She has served in the Regional Supervisor position since 2014 with experience in renovations, lease-ups, tax credit, and market-rate property. Lacy has been awarded numerous Regional of the Quarter and Regional of the Year awards.
Regional Supervisor - San Antonio, TX
Christina joined Internacional in 2018, bringing over 13 years of multi-family property management experience. Her experience encompasses a wide range of asset types, but primarily conventional garden style and value-add properties within the Texas market. Christina is a driver of positive change and prefers a more hands-on leadership style. While holding a career in multifamily, she earned her Bachelor of Business Management Degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio and is currently an IREM candidate. She has supervised over 2,000 units in the San Antonio and San Marcos submarkets. Her contributions to the team include strong client relationships, driving asset performance, and employee advocacy.
Mia joined Internacional in 2009 moving quickly through various positions such as Business Manager, Senior Business Manager, and Regional Supervisor. During her tenure Mia has supervised student housing, conventional communities, and value add renovations. Through her tenacity and leadership in student housing, Mia received Student Housing of the Year awards four consecutive years in a row. In her current portfolio Mia supervises the onboarding of properties company-wide.
Mia began her career in multifamily housing in 1983 and after 9 years in the industry she left to begin a new career with Harris County Sheriff’s Office. In 2009, Mia decided her true passion was in multifamily housing and joined Internacional.
Amy joined Internacional in 2001 and served as Assistant Regional Supervisor since 2006. Amy has been in property management for over 30 years with extensive experience in acquisitions and dispositions. She has been involved in the management of over 2,500 units and plays an instrumental part in many facets of our organization. She has supervised many full-cycle tenants in common properties, playing an important role in the acquisition, management, and sale of those assets.
Amy attended Middle Tennessee State University and holds a Florida real estate license and an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) designation. She served on the Greater Nashville Apartment Association and the Bay Area Apartment Association for several years.