CELEBRATION, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 —All Star Vacation Homes, the hospitality leader for vacation home property management and marketing, has appointed Brooke Pfautz as Chief Business Development Officer. Pfautz will direct all aspects of business development including growing the All Star brand through the recruitment and selection of new homes, and will lead All Star’s inventory expansion in existing and new markets. As a member of the All Star Executive Team, he will contribute his expansive knowledge of the vacation rental industry to locate new opportunities and establish partnerships. Additionally, Pfautz and the Business Development Team will work side-by-side with Purpose Built Vacation Homes™ to connect investors to All Star’s Guest-Influenced™ new-construction vacation homes and the All Star management program.
“With Pfautz’s goal-oriented talent and innovation, he plays a key role within All Star, fulfilling the company’s vision to provide a vacation home experience like no other with the acquisition and development of luxury high-end vacation homes,” said Steve Trover, CEO of All Star Vacation Homes.
Pfautz joins All Star with more than 13 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience building businesses in the vacation rental and financial services industries. He founded Vantage Resort Realty (Ocean City, Maryland) and served as President and CEO. During his tenure there, he led the company to a growth of more than 450 vacation rental properties in four years and an annualized growth rate for reservations of 105 percent per year in his last two years. His other previous ventures in the financial services sector include founding FedDirect Student Loans, a national student loan financing company, and First Commonwealth Funding, which he built into one of the largest mortgage banking operations in Baltimore.
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to direct business development for All Star Vacation Homes,” Pfautz said. “I look forward to a bright future working alongside the All Star team.”
Pfautz holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Finance from East Carolina University. He has been an active member of the Vacation Rental Managers Association and Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and former member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. A licensed real estate agent in Maryland and Delaware, Pfautz has also previously been a member of the National Association of Realtors, Maryland Association of REALTORS® and Coastal Association of REALTORS®.
About All Star Vacation Homes
All Star Vacation Homes brings its passion for high standards and hospitality to elevate the vacation home industry to new levels. Since it was established in 1998, All Star has set a solid foundation in the competitive Orlando landscape and has emerged as a market leader. As the company expands this success into other high demand travel destinations, All Star implements its unique formula of Personalized Service, Quality Home Care, Proven Marketing, Strategic Location and Guest-Influenced Experience to fulfill its vision of creating a vacation home experience like no other.
Currently, All Star represents more than 250 homes, condos and town homes in Kissimmee/Orlando, Fla. near Walt Disney World® Resort. By popular demand of its guests, All Star has recently expanded into Captiva Island, Fla. For more information, visit www.AllStarVacationHomes.com or call 1-800-396-1173 .