Leadership Team

Grant Collard

Chief Executive Officer

Grant Collard is Founder and CEO of Redstone Residential, Inc., an integrated multifamily and student housing firm that acquires, develops, and operates residential projects in sixteen states and three countries. At Redstone, his focus is primarily on business development, deal sourcing, as well as the financial operations of the company’s portfolio. Since 2009, Grant has grown Redstone Residential from a small team of 3 managing 600 beds of student housing at Brigham Young University, to a group of 500 team members operating projects totaling over 30,000 leases. In addition to his management experience, Grant has acquired or developed $600mm of student housing and multifamily property since 2013. Grant stated his career as a financial analyst with Peak Capital Partners, where he worked in acquisitions of LIHTC and conventional multifamily housing. Grant is a graduate of the BYU Marriott School of Business, where he studied Finance. Grant holds a real estate broker license in the States of California, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. He holds a Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation with the Institute of Real Estate Management, and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute.

Grant lives at the base of the Wasatch mountains in Utah and enjoys spending time his free time outdoors with his wife and three young children.

Jake Jarman


Jake is President at Redstone Residential, Inc., particularly overseeing his team in creating a successful lease-up each year. While at Redstone Jake has led the takeover and property management of a $200mm fund acquiring assets all over the country. He's a well-known customer service and sales guru - he has directly overseen the lease up of Redstone’s entire portfolio. Jake's energy and enthusiasm have propelled Redstone into new states and created strong alliances with vendors, residents, and universities alike. Prior to Redstone, he was CEO at Rustica Hardware, taking it from a start-up to the multi-million dollar business it is today. Jake graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Exercise Science.

Jon Barlow

Vice President, Finance & Acquisitions

Jon is the Vice President of Finance & Acquisitions and leads the acquisition, finance, and administrative processes at Redstone. Before Redstone, Jon worked at a consumer wellness company in Idaho where he had P&L responsibilities for over $300M of annual revenue. Jon began his career at Dell where he enjoyed several different roles including OpEx, Pricing, Treasury (Debt Capital Markets), and Corporate Development - specifically M&A and Venture Capital. During his time in Corporate Development, he gained insights into how different businesses are run and how to increase their overall profitability within a target market. Jon has been a real estate investor since 2011 and received his degree in Finance from Brigham Young University.

Mackenzie Jones

Director of Operations

Mackenzie is a Director of Operations at Redstone Residential. His responsibilities include training and hiring of Regional Managers, and maximizing NOI and rent collections across the company's portfolio. Since joining the Redstone team in 2017, Mackenzie has overseen numerous property transitions and significant capital improvement projects in multiple states. Prior to Redstone, Mackenzie worked with PEG Development and Bridge Property Management in operations roles. Mackenzie is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied Construction and Facilities Management.

Alex Madsen

Director of Operations

Alex Madsen is a Director of Operations at Redstone Residential. Most recently, he was a Regional Manager at Alliance Residential. Alex began his career in property management in 2009 and has worked in various positions in both asset and property management. He currently oversees 14,000 bed/units and a large team across the country. In 2018, Alex cofounded an online entertainment company, JK Studios. He graduated with a degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University. He currently lives in Provo, Utah with his wife, Natalie, and their three children.

Stephany Downing

Property Controller

Stephany Downing is a Property Controller at Redstone Residential. Her main areas of focus include supervision of production of financial statements for Redstone's portfolio on a monthly basis. Prior to Redstone, Stephany held various accounting positions with Campus Evolution Villages and United Campus Housing. Stephany graduated with a B.S. in Accounting at Utah Valley University and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.

Michael Collard

Corporate Controller

Michael Collard is Corporate Controller at Redstone Residential, and has been with the company since 2010. His responsibilities include overseeing treasury operations for Redstone and Redstone affiliates, overseeing corporate accounting systems, and working with our banking and lending partners. Michael is a graduate of the BYU Marriott School of Business.

Brandon Lloyd

Director of Asset Management

Brandon Lloyd serves as the Director of Asset Management at Redstone Residential, focusing on the high-level oversight of owned assets on behalf of the company and its partners. He and his department oversee all aspects of the administrative, financial, capital, and operations of the portfolio. This includes monthly review of financial statements, quarterly investor reporting and oversight of the property management company. Prior to Redstone, he spent five years as an auditor at a national firm. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Brandon graduated with a B.S. in Accounting at Utah Valley University and earned a Master’s in Accounting from Southern Utah University.

Landon Nelson

Director of Marketing

Landon Nelson serves as the Director of Marketing for Redstone Residential. He oversees branding, advertising, media relations and website development for all of the student housing and multifamily properties in Redstone’s portfolio. Landon has a vast background in digital marketing with a focus on delivering a superior brand experience. Prior to joining the Redstone family, Landon co-founded and operated a real estate content marketing agency in Salt Lake City, UT.

Amanda Kelley

Director of Human Resources

Amanda originally joined the Redstone team as a leasing manager onsite in early 2017. She then became the company's administrative assistant before moving into an HR role. As Director of Human Resources, she oversees all HR functions including recruiting, benefits, payroll, and employee engagement and development. Amanda received her undergraduate degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Brigham Young University-Idaho and recently graduated with her MBA.

Steven Brown

Director of Education & Training

Steven Is the Director of Learning and Development at Redstone Residential. In charge of overseeing the growth and training of the entire Redstone Residential team, Steven leads company-wide training sessions, coaches the Redstone Residential management teams in current adult learning methodology, plans and executes leadership conferences, creates professional development programs, and participates in People Team Operations programs alongside Human Resources. Steven is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he received a degree in Public Health.

Jace Olson

Director of Leasing

Jace is the Director of Leasing at Redstone Residential. He has been primarily responsible for the lease up of Redstone's entire portfolio over the last several years and actively works to train onsite teams to hit 100% occupancy each year. Jace also oversees all occupancy and pre-lease reporting to ensure that Redstone provides accurate and timely reports to its clients. Jace has an MBA from Utah Valley University and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Utah and has an extreme passion for everything real estate, sales, training, coaching, and helping others to reach their fullest potential.


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