Vice President of Design Management - Development
Ginny Hightower serves as Vice President of Design Management for Mill Creek Residential’s multifamily portfolio. Ms. Hightower is responsible for leading the national Design Management team focusing on efficiency, cross-regional collaboration and best practices. She also maintains active engagement in the Texas and Mountain States regions, managing all aspects of Interior Design from concept design through the completion of construction. Additional responsibilities include providing input on community and apartment home amenity programming, leading the selection process for interior design consultants, interfacing with on-site construction teams as well as Operations and Marketing department members for lease-up strategy.
Prior to joining Mill Creek, Ms. Hightower launched and operated her own practice focusing on single-family residential and hospitality design. As a sole-practitioner, she designed hotels across the United States for hospitality groups such as Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Prior to starting her company, she worked for Rottet Studio a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm. During her tenure with Rottet Studio, she designed and managed the installations of the flagship Pendry Hotel in San Diego, California and the two Four Season Hotels in Bogotá, Colombia.
Ms. Hightower holds an Associate of the Arts – Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts – American Studies & Spanish from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is a co-founder of the Silver Lake Community Church Food Pantry in Los Angeles, Management Committee member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and youth group leader to high school students at her church in Houston.