Paul Cullen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Campus Communities, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. since its commencement of operations in June 2016. Preferred Campus Communities is focused on acquiring student housing communities located near larger university campuses in the United States. He has also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Preferred Apartment Communities since its formation in 2009. Mr. Cullen has over 12 years of experience in marketing, brand development and communication strategy. He previously served as Vice President of City Centre Properties, LLC, a real estate development company, from 2005 until 2009. Mr. Cullen received a Bachelor's degree with honors in Business and Marketing from Dublin Business School in 2001.