Invitation Homes, a nationwide provider of home leasing headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has announced the addition of two senior executives, Elizabeth “Jiggs” Foster and Holly Costello.
Foster joins the Invitation Homes management team as SVP of marketing and Costello has been named VP for operations with responsibility for Central and North Florida.
“I am delighted to welcome Jiggs and Holly to the Invitation Homes team,” said Invitation Homes CEO John Bartling. “Jiggs and Holly bring to Invitation Homes the knowledge, leadership skills and experience that will continue to position us to seize opportunity in the home leasing arena. As the premier company in the single family rental industry, we’re excited to be attracting top talent to our growing company.”
Foster brings 25 years of leadership experience across industries to Invitation Homes. As SVP of marketing, she will lead the company’s marketing initiatives. Her experience includes positioning and managing successful brand portfolios with Procter & Gamble, Dr Pepper, and many companies. Most recently, Foster was with Trion Consulting, a boutique firm with clients that included Johnson & Johnson, McKesson, and Abbott Labs. She was a CPA with Arthur Andersen early in her career. Foster has an undergraduate degree in business and accounting from Tulane University and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School.
Costello, who has a 25-year career in the property management industry, will have operational oversight for approximately 6,000 homes across Florida as VP for operations with Invitation Homes. Costello’s most recent position before joining Invitation Homes was VP of the Multifamily Division and Vice President Navy Military Division of Balfour Beatty Communities, where she served for nine years. She has also served as SVP with Walden Residential. Costello attended Florida State and the University of South Florida and has achieved honors in the industry that include a Certified Property Management Designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and Certified Property Manager of the Year by IREM in 2014. Costello is currently serving as president of IREM West Coast Florida.