CELEBRATION, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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."