Michael joined onefinestay in 2022 as the COO for the Americas. He has over 28 years of hospitality, luxury vacation rental, real estate, and travel and tourism experience. He is a growth-oriented professional with leadership skills at both the Vacation Rental franchise, property management, vendor and development sales, and marketing level. As a thought leader, Michael provides industry expertise in the hospitality and vacation rental vertical focusing on outbound sales/owner acquisition, network growth, operations, and marketing plan development and execution. He is also the co-founder of Vacation Rental University (VRU), an online academy that educates, trains, and supports the VR industry. Michael has a passion for developing others as an executive coach and mentor and has been named one of the top 20 most influential people in the Vacation Rental industry.