Northwest, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
Southern Vacation Rentals -- a division of Go Southern, a local, family-owned business that represents Coastal Alabama and Northwest Florida condo rentals, vacation homes and real estate -- announces two new area General Managers, Chad Blankenship and Jason Smolarek. In this role, Chad and Jason oversee vacation rental property management and guest services, lead business development efforts and serve as a community liaison in their respective areas.
“We constantly strive to provide the best possible team to represent our owners and guests and are thrilled to announce these new managers at Southern Vacation Rentals,” said Go Southern Owner Mike Shoults. “Chad and Jason are true leaders, and our guests’ and owners’ expectations will be exceeded in every way when they stay with or do business with Southern.”
As the Central Region General Manager, Chad Blankenship is responsible for Fort Walton Beach and Destin vacation rental operations. Chad joined the Southern team in 2009 as a Guest Services Agent, and his outstanding leadership skills have led to promotions to Reservations Supervisor, Revenue Manager and now General Manager. An expert in yield and revenue management, Chad will continue to ensure maximum revenue for his owners on the Southern program and new owners who can increase their investment property income by switching to Southern.
Jason Smolarek is the new East Region General Manager for Scenic 30A and Panama City Beach vacation rentals. Jason has many years of sales and operations experience in the hospitality industry, most recently as General Manager for ARAMARK at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Jason’s revenue management and business development background will be a strong asset as he works closely with Southern’s sales and marketing team to use market trends and opportunities to yield maximum property revenue.
Go Southern has been a premier Gulf Coast vacation rental, property management and real estate company since 1995. Together, Southern Management Group represents countless real estate properties, 1,040 short term rentals, 945 long term rentals and 42 associations from Indian Pass, Florida to Orange Beach, Alabama. Owned and operated by two sets of brothers, Mike and Brad Shoults and Kevin and Kerry Veach, Southern is a family and community oriented company whose vision is to be the most caring company along the Gulf Coast.
For more information about Southern, visit http://www.GoSouthern.com or call 855-844-7356.