Meet the Team

Marketing Intern

Jack Gerus

Jack Gerus is a senior at The University of Alabama, studying biochemistry and minoring in Spanish. Though he began school with the intention of becoming a doctor, Jack has now shifted his focus to the business world. He will be pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Bama in hopes of one day owning his own business. Part of what encouraged this change in interests was his involvement in his fraternity, Theta Xi, which he helped re-establish on campus after a 40-year hiatus....

Managing Director

Sydney Jamieson

Sydney was barely 18 when she toured at her first potential college apartment and said to her roommate, "I should be the lady who gives the tours!" A University of Florida graduate with a BS in Business Administration (Marketing), she took her first apartment industry job doing Street Team marketing for a student housing community in her college town with nearly 1200 residents! She worked nearly every leasing job in that community's office—Street Team, Marketing Assistant, Leasing...

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Olivia Blitchington

Meet Olivia Blitchington, ApartmentsFor's Director of Strategic Partnerships! Olivia's passion was ignited while working in cosmetics, where she quickly realized her passion for client relations and marketing. Fired up by her desire to learn, she set off to pursue her bachelor's degree in advertising at the University of Florida, with a focus in business management. While attending school, Olivia also hit the ground running with an advertising internship at AparmentsFor. She fell in love with...

Digital Brand Manager

Caroline Webb

Say hello to Caroline Webb, the Digital Brand Manager for iLS network. Caroline is a 2022 graduate from University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications. She started her journey with iLS network as a junior on the Spring 2021 internship. She began with a team of four interns from Florida schools tasked to help improve the various websites with relevant student content. The team completed a FSU Parent Guide for RentTally.com and worked on gathering student survey data. After...

Market Director

Sarah Watts

Sarah was only 11 years old when she started a beauty and lifestyle YouTube channel. The channel matured alongside Sarah, as she consistently posted videos throughout middle school, high school, and a little bit of college ranging from makeup tutorials to room tours to advice on applying to college. Sarah's YouTube career led her to discover her passion for content creation and branding, which led Sarah to the University of Florida to pursue a degree in Marketing. When Sarah was living on...

Lead Software Engineer

Brian Hall

Brian Hall works as a Product Software Engineer at iLS Network, developing and maintaining the regional apartment listing sites. He originally joined the iLS Network team in a limited technical support capacity. Over time, though, it became obvious that his technical expertise was required to provide further enhancements and features to the iLS Network apartment listing websites. He is now a key player in bringing new ideas and features for iLS Network's regional websites to life. Brian is...

Social Media Rep

Destiny Self

Meet Destiny Self, a 2024 graduate from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and minor in Criminal Justice. While the realm of law always interested her growing up, she shifted into the business world after a vice president position within her sorority, Delta Gamma. This position as vp: Communications encouraged her to expand into the marketing world and discover what truly catches the attention of consumers. Throughout this journey she was able to curate content,...

Past Contributors

Digital Marketing Intern

Kierra Thomas

Kierra Thomas is currently a senior pursuing a degree in advertising with a minor in communication studies at the University of Alabama. Kierra has always had a passion for creative content and writing. Her future goal is to create advertising and social media content for a brand or multiple companies while traveling. She is excited to be a part of the iLS Network team and to get real world experience in digital marketing. Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Kierra applied to a couple of...

Digital Marketing Intern

Ashley Clemente

Ashley Clemente is a junior at the University of Alabama, majoring in marketing with a minor in advertising and public relations. Originally from New York, her family currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended high school. Ashley's decision to attend UA was driven by the extensive opportunities presented by the university and its connections. Ashley chose to study marketing and advertising because of her artistic and analytical inclinations. She has always had an appreciation for...

Digital Marketing Intern

Bella Santangelo

Bella Santangelo is a junior at the University of Alabama, majoring in Public Relations with a General Business minor. Originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bella knew she wanted to step outside of her comfort zone when choosing a college and only applied to out-of-state schools. Even after visiting numerous schools, none of them gave Bella the same impression that UA did. She was drawn to its strong school spirit, large campus and well-known public relations program. She...

Blog Writer

Jessica Fuller

Jessica has been a lover of her home state all her life. She currently resides in Tallahassee, FL where she is a sophomore at Florida State University. She's studying for a degree in English for Editing, Writing and Media, after which she aspires to become a professional copy editor for a publishing company. She lives on-campus for now, but she is eagerly making plans to move into an off-campus apartment as soon as her contract is up. In her search for an off-campus apartment for next fall,...

Blog Writer

Danielle Barnych

Danielle has always been a girl on the move. She has lived in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Florida twice, and now resides in Tallahassee. Her current place of residence is a convenient off-campus apartment near the beautiful Florida State University where she studies Creative Writing and Psychology. She has been a Staff Writer for Her Campus for her university for two years now and hopes to one day publish books of her own.During her first year in college, she lived in an on-campus dorm before...

Blog Writer

Jala Harris

Jala is a true free-spirit, she has lived in over ten cities in her home state. Her father was employed with the State Park Service during her childhood, so she experienced all the wonders of nature. She considers central Florida her hometown where she attended middle and high school but has now adopted Gainesville, FL as home. Jala originally moved to the city for college, met her husband there, and after they were married, they returned to start a family. Jala and her husband now have two...

Blog Writer

Anna Pawlusiak

Anna moved to a brand new state when she was seven years old. It was a big change for her, but she embraced it and grew to love her new home in the sunshine state. She was homeschooled through middle school and high school, so when it was time to go to college, it was a large change for her. Yet she embraced that too and was excited to start her journey at the University of South Florida. Anna is currently studying Mass Communications with minors in Professional and Technical Communications...

Blog Writer

Morgan Wipert

Morgan has always loved her hometown and home state, and expected to attend school nearby. Once she began attending school at the University of Central Florida, however, her college town truly became her home away from home. After she completes her BA in Creative Writing, she plans to continue pursuing her writing dreams. She was initially a Theatre major, but the art of writing truly inspired her to change direction. When Morgan began her college experience, she initially lived on-campus and...

Social Media Representative

Janeé Hill

Janeé Hill is a senior at the University of Alabama where she is studying Public Relations and General Business. She decided to move far from her hometown in San Diego, California, to Alabama because of the scholarship UA offered her, as well as the unmatched game days it provides. Janeé chose to go into her major as she discovered her hidden love for marketing and creativity. She has a passion for networking and speaking with new people, which drove her to realize that this was her future...