Meet the Team

Alan R. Hammond – Managing Director

Alan R. Hammond is the founder and Managing Director of Holiday Vacation Rentals and Birchwood Property Management and principle Broker. He has served as a Director, Officer, and Treasurer of the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) and holds the Certificated Vacation Rental Manager (CVRM) designation. A recognized industry leader, Alan is featured in the book The Rental Game: Winning with a Professional Vacation Rental Team by Maureen Regan. Read more….

Kathie Hammond – Administration

Kathie Hammond is the Accounting Administrator for the company.  She has a passion for working with people and accountability to excellence in standards of service. Kathie is a Board member and officer of the Win-Some-Women Christian ministry, which holds 2 annual conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island hosting up to 6,000 attendees. Kathie and Alan have been married for over 40 years and have 5 children and 8 grandchildren.

Jared HammondJared Hammond – Associate Broker & Association Manager

Jared Hammond has over a decade of experience in the real estate industry including real estate sales, property management, and condominium association management. Jared’s responsibilities include direct oversight of several condominium associations, coordination of special projects, and is the managing associate broker for our real estate sales division. Hobbies include camping, hiking, home improvement projects, and making the finest maple syrup south of Canada!

Nicollette HammondNicollette Hammond – Rental Administrator and Real Estate Sales Associate

Nicollette Hammond has been with Holiday Vacation Rentals for over ten years, overseeing the company PMS and rental trust accounting. In addition to responsibilities for rental and condominium association bookkeeping, Nicollette works with reservations, housekeeping scheduling, and property management services. Nicollette is a licensed salesperson with Holiday’s Real Estate Sales division. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her three little girls, camping, hiking, traveling, reading, and making and documenting memories.

Dan CoonrodDan Coonrod – Maintenance Supervisor

Dan Coonrod started working with Holiday Vacation Rentals in the Birchwood Property Management division in April of 2010 at the age of 15 doing some yard work and landscaping. After graduating from high school and while in college, he worked for BPM full time and started doing more, such as building repairs, painting, general maintenance, and certified drone operator. There isn’t much he doesn’t do. In the spring of 2017, he got married, and his wife, Monica, also works for Holiday Vacation Rentals in housekeeping. He enjoys doing pretty much anything outdoors, including, fishing, hunting, kayaking, and riding his dirt bike. He also enjoys working on cars with his dad and friends.

Jennifer TrembleJennifer Tremble – Resort Manager

Jennifer Tremble is the Resort Manager at LeBear Luxury Resort in Glen Arbor, Michigan which is managed by Birchwood Property Management a division of Holiday Vacation Rentals. Jennifer has spent the past 23 years in the hospitality industry in the capacities of convention services, front desk operations, sales and marketing. Jennifer also spent 10 years within the private golf and country club industry in membership sales and marketing. Jennifer earned her B.S. in Park and Recreation Program Management from Michigan State University (MSU) with emphasis in program management and administration. She also holds a minor in Communications. In September of 2006 she earned her Certified Marketing Professional designation through the Professional Club Marketing Association. She resides in Lake Ann, Michigan, with her husband and two children.

Alyssa Ford – Marketing Manager and Reservationist

Alyssa Ford is the online marketing manager and a reservationist at Holiday Vacation Rentals. She writes posts for the blog and social media and helps guests find a suitable accommodation to enjoy their stay in northern Michigan. Born and raised in northern Michigan, she’ll be receiving her degree in Communications in 2019. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, hiking, fishing, camping, and spending her summers on northern Michigan’s great lakes.

Sindye Alexander – Marketing

Sindye Alexander has lived in the beauty of northern Michigan her whole life. She has raised 4 children in the Petoskey area and loves spending time in the woods and watching the amazing sunsets over the Little Traverse Bay. Sindye has been with Holiday Vacation Rentals on and off since the mid 2000s. Currently she serves as an online marketing specialist, creating blog and social media content. Her goal is to bring visitors the best information they can use to plan their northern Michigan vacations.

JeremyJeremy Hammond – Tech and Content Creation

Jeremy Hammond loves the northern Michigan outdoors, and his hobbies include hiking, biking, exploring, and photography. He does technical stuff for Holiday Vacation Rentals like helping to ensure a great user experience on the website. He enjoys researching and writing and also contributes to the HVR blogs.

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