ResidentAssistant.com was originally created in 1998 by Dan Oltersdorf, who was an RA at the time at Colorado State University. Since that time, the site has grown thanks to a strong community of RAs and residence life professionals from around the world.

The site is now operated by the following team members:

Dan Oltersdorf, Senior Vice President at Campus Advantage
Kelly Vickroy, National Director of Residence life at Campus Advantage
Destiny Whitley, Residence Life Coordinator at Campus Advantage