Our Team

Meet the Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals leadership team, and learn about our commitment to southern hospitality.

Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals team

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.

 

Leadership
 

Bob Stiles

Bob Stiles

General Manager

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.

Kim Cantrell

Kim Cantrell

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.

Matthew Dillard

Matthew Dillard

Operations Manager

Matthew brings 13 years of customer service experience as a District Manager in the restaurant and service industry. He thrives on developing and guiding his team to new heights. Utilizing his extensive skill set, he is an instrumental member in aligning the Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals operations team into a world class operation. Matthew enjoys quality time with his wife and children in the beautiful outdoors of North Georgia.

Brendon Caudill

Brendon Caudill

Maintenance Manager

Boasting a strong leadership background while surpassing guest and homeowner expectations, Brendon excels as the Maintenance Manager. He honed his skills in the maintenance world through his 12 years of service in the US Army. As the leader of the maintenance department, Brendon stewards his team to always go above and beyond, providing nothing less than an excellent guest experience. He is looking forward to spending his down time exploring nature in and around Blue Ridge.

Brenna Penrose

Brenna Penrose

Project Manager & Owner Relations

Brenna joins Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals as a proficient Project Manager with seven years in the hospitality industry. She exemplifies a commitment to excellence and perfection with each project. A native of Columbus, IN, her passion abounds for the arts of architecture and design. Using this inspiration, she combines her experience with style to guide her vision per project. Brenna is dedicated to her family and looks forward to raising her children in the Blue Ridge community.

Carrie Robinson

Carrie Robinson

Property Care Manager

With seven years of hospitality and management experience in the cabin rental industry, Carrie revels in her work. Driven by a core strength of motivation and dedication, every cabin in the program is a priority. Her knowledge exhibits what is essential to maintain, clean and sanitize to ensure guest and homeowner satisfaction. Additionally, she creates an environment of employee engagement and trust that promotes teamwork. In her spare time, Carrie elates in spending time with her family.


Angela Blalock

Angela Blalock

Executive Assistant

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 Gough

Beatrice Gough

Office Manager

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.

Heather Stam

Heather Stam

Partner

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

CJ Stam III

Managing Partner

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.


For more information, call 866.4CABINS or contact us online.