Since joining Amherst Holdings, Wes Stayton has used his creative and innovative application of analytics to transform the way Amherst serves its residents. Stayton’s quantitative insights drive Amherst’s most critical business initiatives, including its acquisition strategy across more than 30 markets and its high-touch resident services capabilities.
Additionally, Stayton’s extensive knowledge has propelled him to become Amherst’s resident insights expert. Stayton sought to better understand residents’ needs and behaviors to provide an unparalleled, equity-focused residential experience; led him to establish a baseline of understanding that informed internal policy stakeholders to craft targeted programs to keep residents current on their payments while also educating investors on Amherst’s data-driven strategies to address the anticipated downturn. Stayton’s analyses bolstered initiatives across the company, and his data will continue to shape Amherst’s long-term resident support strategy.
Senior Associate, Asset Management