Meet the Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals leadership team, and learn about our commitment to southern hospitality.
SCCR is supported by an office in historic downtown Blue Ridge directly across the street from the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Depot. In addition to this office we also utilize a 3,000-square-foot operations center nearby. Centralized locations close to our Blue Ridge cabin rentals help us provide a superior level of service. Our full-service team consists of nearly 40 employees and numerous professionals and home-service contractors in property care, guest services, reservations, and operations. We we work every day to provide a world-class experience for our homeowners and guests.
Bob joins the company as an operations and supply chain expert with over 20 years of experience in Manufacturing Management. He honed his leadership skills in Special Operations of the United States Army and since retirement has served in operations leadership positions in multiple companies across the world, including several Fortune 500 ranked businesses. Part of his role will be instrumental in developing and implementing new processes that will enrich our guest vacation experience and owner relations. Bob is a native of Turtletown, Tennessee and with this position has fulfilled his dream of being able to move back close to home. He relishes the beauty and magnificence of the Blue Ridge Mountains and utilizing his skills for the benefit of the community.
Property Care & Owner Relations Manager
Alisha joined the team in 2017, bringing an enthusiastic and hardworking approach to managing SCCR’s property care and owner relations. Driven by a commitment to taking care of guests and owners alike. Additionally, as the quintessential team player, she oversees new property onboarding and assisting with reservations or operations when needed. In her spare time Alisha relishes in spending time with her family and taking care of their mini farm.
Reservations & Guest Services Manager
Kim brings over 15 years of customer service and reservations experience to the SCCR team. Since 2016, as the reservations and guest services manager she exemplifies a steadfast devotion to her position. Overseeing the daily reservation operations and all of the specific aspects to ensure an amazing mountain vacation for the guests. Kim’s attention to detail is paramount. When not in the office, she loves being with her friends and family.
Upon joining the team in 2018, Amanda quickly rose from her duties as a housekeeper to Housekeeping Manager. She brings a strong dedication to service excellence and it shows. Planning, organizing and coordination of the housekeeping staff, vendors and materials needed to maintain clean and sanitized cabin rentals is just a small part of what Amanda brings to the table. All to ensure the highest degree of guest and homeowner satisfaction. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and being involved with her children’s sports, cheerleading and football.
Brenna Arp Lafrance
Property Care Manager
As the Property Care Manager, Brenna makes sure that no detail large or small is missed. This plays a big part in her resilient commitment to guarantee that every rental home is impeccable upon the guests arrival. Brenna’s dedication abounds and it shows as she thoroughly enjoys her position with SCCR. Outside of the office, she adores being a mother, sharing meals with loved ones and is a huge movie buff.
Angela brings 20+ years of combined work experience doing office management, administration, payroll and human resources. As Executive Assistant to the General Manager she oversees accounting, HR, payroll and other various duties as needed. Her attention to detail and efficient process is an ideal asset to her role with SCCR. Angela enjoys being crafty in her workshop and spending time with her fur babies, family and friends.
Beatrice has been with SCCR since 2007 and uses her high level of attention to detail and organization to manage the company’s bookkeeping and accounting. She enjoys interacting with her fellow team members and engaging in her day-to-day responsibilities. Before joining SCCR, she worked as a real estate office manager for more than 10 years and in bookkeeping for 5 years. Beatrice loves viewing the beautiful scenery around Blue Ridge and the North Georgia mountains.
Understanding the value of service in hospitality and business, Heather helps to oversee the finer touches of SCCR. She is dedicated to ensuring guests enjoy their stays and homeowners receive exceptional property management services in Blue Ridge. Heather has real estate sales, leasing, and management experience of both single-family homes and high-rise apartments in the metro Atlanta area. In addition, she is an accomplished decorator, stylist and has a natural flair for making things look beautiful as well as functional. She loves the community of Blue Ridge and taking in the gorgeous sunsets with her family and friends.
CJ Stam III
With extensive experience in hospitality management and real estate, CJ oversees the day-to-day functions of SCCR, ensuring a quality experience for both guests and homeowners. Since joining the company in 2009, he has enjoyed implementing cutting-edge ideas and being a part of SCCR’s fast-paced, dynamic environment. CJ is a founding member of the Blue Ridge Lodging Association, a founding committee member of the Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival, a Fannin County Chamber of Commerce board member, and a member of the Vacation Rental Management Association. To CJ, Blue Ridge feels like a best-kept secret with a ton of fun things to do.