Austin-based American Campus Communities Inc. recently appointed Carla Piñeyro Sublett to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Piñeyro Sublett will serve as an independent director of the company.
Piñeyro Sublett is the chief marketing officer of National Instruments Corporation (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of a software-defined platform that helps accelerate the development and performance of automated test and automated measurement systems. She previously served as the chief marketing officer of Rackspace Inc., a managed cloud computing company, and spent 15 years at Dell Technologies in executive leadership roles in sales and marketing.
Piñeyro Sublett is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute, which recognizes successful leaders under the age of 45 ready to apply their creative talents to building a better society. She was also included on Inc. magazine’s “2017 Women to Watch” list, Hispanic Business magazine’s “Top 50 Influential Hispanics” in 2014, and was awarded The Young Hispanic Corporate Achiever award by the Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility. Piñeyro Sublett is the president of the board of the Texas Conference for Women, serves on the board of the Austin Community Foundation and is an alumna of the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture.
“Carla brings diverse professional experience to the ACC board of directors and broadens our skill set,” said Oliver Luck, ACC Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair. “She will be a thoughtful advocate for shareholders and an outstanding addition to the team.”
“Carla’s broad professional and personal experiences will serve as an invaluable resource for our management team,” said Bill Bayless, ACC CEO. “Her passion and enthusiasm fit well with the American Campus culture and we look forward to her fresh insights and contributions.”