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Kindra Hall

Creative Storytelling

Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Her book, Stories that Stick: How Storytelling can Captivate Customers, Influence Audiences, and Transform your Business debuted at #2 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List and Forbes said it “May be the most valuable business book you read.”

Matt Landau

Founder VRMB

Matt is the founder of VRMB, the world’s most thoughtful vacation rental blog and currently based in beautiful Miami, Florida. He accidentally fell into the vacation rental industry when he purchased Los Cuatro Tulipanes, the oldest existing luxury rentals in Casco Viejo, Panama. Originally from Princeton, NJ, Matt earned an International Economics degree from the University of Richmond.

All Presenters

TemplinJinnieMarketing ManagerGuestView GuideJinnie is a data-driven digital marketing strategist and technology enthusiast. Over the past several years, Jinnie worked at a marketing firm helping dozens of vacation rental management companies of all sizes develop digital marketing strategies to increase their bookings and build their brand. As Marketing Manager for GuestView Guide, she combines her vacation rental management experience with all things marketing in the VR technology space to help property managers elevate their guest experience.
InmanJoelCEO and FounderLexicon Travel TechnologiesJoel is CEO and co-founder of Lexicon Travel Technologies. Prior to launching Lexicon, he served as the Chief Product Officer at LeisureLink - a travel industry innovator. Other notable roles include Chief Operating Officer and EVP of Finance at Upper Limit Aviation where he was responsible for 200 employees and the comany in fundraising $20M for aircraft acquisitions and two years of 100%+ revenue growth; and VP of Corporate Strategy at Fusion-io, a successful startup-to-IPO computer hardware company. Joel holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Chartered Financial Analyst certification, and a BA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
MaldonadoLinoPresidentBeHome247Lino Maldonado is the President at Behome247, the industry leader in smart home technology, workflow automation and energy management. In his previous role, as VP of Operations for Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, he managed over 3500 vacation rental properties and led the growth and innovations teams Nationally. Maldonado sits on a number of state level boards such as VISIT FLORIDA (2018-19 Chairman), The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (2016 Chairman) and was selected by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Gulf Consortium. Lino is married to Vicki, has three daughters, Stephanie, Maci and Madison, and recently their first granddaughter, Emerson.
GallJeremyFounder and CEOBreezewayJeremy Gall is a serial entrepreneur with a history of delivering great software products to vacation rental operators. In 2006, Jeremy founded FlipKey, where he was responsible for all professionally managed inventory, and grew the platform into one of the world’s largest vacation rental businesses before TripAdvisor's acquisition in 2013. Jeremy is currently the Founder & CEO of Breezeway, a property operations and service platform that help vacation rental operators coordinate, communicate, and verify detailed work, and deliver a better experience to guests and owners.
HallKindraPresident and Chief Storytelling OfficerSteller CollectiveKindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Her book, Stories that Stick: How Storytelling can Captivate Customers, Influence Audiences, and Transform your Business debuted at #2 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List and Forbes said it “May be the most valuable business book you read.”
HomanKateAccount ManagerTravelNet SolutionsKate has been with TNS since 2019 and working in the hospitality and digital space since 2010.
KennedyDougPresidentKennedy Training NetworkDoug Kennedy is President of the Kennedy Training Network, Inc., the lodging industry's best source for training and support services. For three decades, Doug has been a fixture on the lodging and tourism conference speaking circuit, having keynoted over 100 hotel brand, management company and tourism association conferences. More than 40,000 people have participated in 2,100+ small group workshops he's presented. Thousands worldwide read his monthly hotel, tourism and hospitality industry training articles in Hotelier Maldives, HotelNewsNow, Hotel-Onlien, Hotel News Resource, HTrends, VRM Intel, HotelMarketing.com, 4Hoteliers.com and our own TNS/Track blogs.
LandauMattFounderVRMBMatt Landau is the founder of VRMB.com (the original Vacation Rental Marketing Blog) as well as VRMB Communities, a private forum of nearly 1,000 independent owners and managers working together towards listing site independence. He's also the host of the Unlocked podcast and the co-host of How To Save Your Vacation Rental Buiness advocacy podcast with Dana Lubner, presented by Track Hospitality Software. In his free time, Matt enjoys nerding out about vacation rentals.
MarczynskiOliverBusiness DevelopmentPriceLabsOliver Marczynski has been with PriceLabs for the past 2+ years where he leads North American Sales and Product Marketing, helping hundreds of property managers optimize their revenue and automate pricing strategies. He got his start in revenue management while working for a 200+ listing PM in Seattle, after studying economics at the University of Washington.
MarquisMichelleChief Revenue OfficerTravelNet SolutionsAs a former hospitality operator, Michelle gives first-hand insight into the challenges facing hotels, resorts, and property managers. Her extensive background with over 15 years of experience helps her understand how TravelNet Solutions technology can give operators a more scalable, profitable, and efficient business.
MeshkovGeorgeSVP of Travel Insurance SalesGenerali Global AssistanceAt its best, travel and tourism builds communities, fosters connections and boosts local economies. How can we maximize travel’s potential to inspire and educate, create growth and have a positive impact on humanity and our planet? In this session, we explore what it means to travel responsibly, how it’s easier than it sounds, and the ways travel benefits communities and countries around the world.
PawlakJoeFounderGueststreamJoe started his career in website marketing in 1999 after graduating from Colorado State University with a degree in Commercial Recreation and Tourism Management. Since then he has been the Owner or part-owner of three businesses in the Hospitality Industry. The focus at all three companies was to help owners and property managers grow their business revenue via their website and booking engine. Joe founded Gueststream in 2007. Gueststream was acquired by Travelnet Solutions in October 2020. Joe lives in Denver Colorado.
PowerPatrickDirector, Track Product DevelopmentTravelNet SolutionsAs an experienced subject matter expert in Vacation Rental operations and accounting, Patrick works extensively with Track customers - small and large - to optimize their processes through people and technology solutions. His ability to bring real life experience, stories, and solutions from C level executives to reservation agents and housekeepers enables Patrick to architect powerful software solutions for our customers.
SchuttsTimVP of Sales, AtlasTravelNet SolutionsTim is the Vice President of Sales where he is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for Atlas. Tim Schutts joined TravelNet Solutions in 2011 as an account executive after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Information Media at St. Cloud State University. Working with hundreds of companies Tim has overseen millions in media spend all across the United States and Canada. Tim led the sales team for six years prior to stepping into a leadership role which gave him an understanding of the challenges faced by customers on a daily basis.
SonderfanAndreaSenior Product ManagerTravelNet SolutionsAndrea has spend the last 20 years of her life focused on property management in general and trust accounting in particular. She was the Controller for a property management company reliant on trust accounting in Keystone, Colorado for 15 years before turning her focus to trust accounting software development. She has been helping design trust accounting software for the past 4.5 years and specifically with Track for the past 9 months. She brings a wealth of hands on trust accounting knowledge to the table.
SprenkleJasonCEOKey Data DashboardJason is currently the CEO of Key Data Dashboard, which provides business intelligence and benchmarking tools for 48 of our Track partner companies and growing. Jason previously owned 360 Blue, which was recently acquired by Natural Retreat. Prior to that, he was a co-founder and CEO of Glad to Have You, a luxury real estate developer, and a software attorney.
TroverSteveCofounderBetter TalentSteve has been immersed in the vacation rental (VR) industry since 1997. He has been involved in most aspects of VR, including marketing, management, business development, product development, architectural design, interior design/decor, and VR software. He spent time on the board of several industry associations, including five years as vice president and then president of the Vacation Rental Management Association. More recently, his focus has been on the people side of the business as a co-founder of Better Talent by Laveer & Co. Better Talent is focused on helping companies identify, hire, retain, and inspire the best teams in the industry.
TuthillJackSpend ManagerTravelNet SolutionsJack Tuthill is the Spend Manager at TravelNet Solutions, a fast-growing digital marketing agency and all-in-one hospitality software company based in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Jack has 5.5 years of digital content experience dating back to his days in the newsroom and into the digital marketing sphere. He carries an SEO background with nearly 4 years of professional practice crafting high-quality content, providing detailed consultation, and implementing technical Best Practices. He has since taken those keyword-heavy experiences into the pay-per-click realm where the organic and paid worlds collide.
WrightBrettLead Consultant, Track ImplementationsTravelNet Solutions
HenningStevanAccount ManagerPointCentralStevan Henning is an Account Manager with PointCentral, the industry leader in providing keyless entry and property automation solutions to vacation rental managers. With over 10 years of account management experience, Stevan brings a consultative approach to business and is eager to provide property managers with the best tools to ensure their success. Prior to joining PointCentral, he worked in the soccer industry for 12 years, focusing on account management, sales, and managing a sales team. Stevan loves to travel and is an avid student of musicology in his spare time.
KimMichaelSales ManagerHomeToGoMichael started in the industry back in 2009 with HomeAway on the PM sales team when it was inquiry only, open calendars and no online bookings for vacation rentals. As the industry exploded into online bookings, he transitioned to the software side of the business with Streamline VRS and InhabitIQ. Michael is now back to the listing side of the industry, bringing his experience to HomeToGo. He has been with HomeToGo since June 2020, helping to make HomeToGo a foundational online booking channel for all Property Managers in the vacation rental world.
LiLingDirector of Product and UXTravelNet Solutions
WarsawShelleyPartnership Relationship ManagerTravelNet SolutionsShelley Warsaw was most recently promoted to Partnership Relationship Manager at Travel Net Solutions. She brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the VR industry with experience in revenue management, distribution and an extensive sales and marketing background. She prides herself on creating long lasting relationships with her clients and co workers. An advocate for personal development, Shelley consistently seeks out tools to succeed. She is happy to spend a day relaxing at a spa or outside riding on mountain biking trails or boating on the river.
BaileyRyanCEOTravelNet SolutionsIn his role as CEO and Co-Founder of TravelNet Solutions, Ryan brings 20 years of experience in technology and a leader of innovative hospitality b2b companies. Under Ryan’s direction, the company has grown into an industry recognized leader in its market. Ryan directs and drives the overall vision and strategy for TravelNet, which is underpinned by his commitment and passion for building top-performing teams, creating a collaborative and innovative work environment, and focusing continuously on the needs of customers.

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