Brian Ferdinand, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Ferdinand founded the company in 2017 and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive since that time. He has more than 22 years of business and industry experience, including serving as Chief Operating Officer and a partner at VacationRentals LLC, a provider of loyalty-branded, hotel-alternative accommodations from 2015 to 2017.

Jimmie Chatmon, Executive Vice President and Director

Mr. Chatmon has served as our Executive Vice President since November 2017 and as a director of our company since November 2021. In this role he has helped our company grow in the short-term rental marketplace, drawing upon his prior experience and analytical expertise in designing our daily pricing and distribution strategies, while overseeing our revenue management team. Before joining our company, from July 2016 to November 2017, Mr. Chatmon worked in sales and revenue management at Vacation Rentals LLC, a provider of loyalty-branded, hotel-alternative accommodations. Mr. Chatmon earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Miami in 2015.

David H. Gurfein, President and Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Gurfein has been as our President and Chief Operations Officer since June 2021, our President of Operations from May 2019 to June 2021, and an Advisor to our CEO from November 2017 to May 2019. Since April 2018, Mr. Gurfein has also served as Chief Executive Officer of United American Patriots, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that focuses on Service Members Individuals Rights. From June 2012 to June 2017, Mr. Gurfein was President of True Health & Wholeness, a Health and Fitness Company. He was a Managing Partner and Senior Vice President for Business Development at Holden International, a Business Development and Consultancy, from July 2010 to June 2012. Mr. Gurfein served in the U.S. Marine Corps from September 1982 to November 2007, enlisting as a private and retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Gurfein holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was his class President, and a B.S. from Syracuse University.

Shanoop Kothari, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Kothari has been our Chief Financial Officer since January 2022. From January 2019 until September 2021, Mr. Kothari was the Chief Financial Officer of NuZee Inc (Nasdaq: NUZE), an environmentally friendly coffee co-packing services company where he also served in a dual capacity as the company’s Chief Operating Officer from July 2020 until May 2021 and as director from October 2019 to March 2021. Prior to joining NuZee, Mr. Kothari was a Managing Director at B. Riley FBR, Inc. (“FBR”) from June 2014 until September 2018, where he oversaw the provision of a wide range of financial services to FBR’s oil and gas clients. From September 2012 to June 2014, Mr. Kothari was the Chief Financial Officer of a private oil and gas refinery joint venture with HollyFrontier. Mr. Kothari was an investment banker at Credit Suisse working in the energy industry investment segment from June 2005 until September 2012. From May 1998 until April 2003, Mr. Kothari served in variety of capacities for BindView Development, a publicly traded software company, including as Chief Financial Officer (from January 2001 to May 2001). Mr. Kothari was senior auditor at Price Waterhouse, an international accounting and consulting firm, from June 1995 to May 1998. Mr. Kothari has more than 25 years of accounting, finance and capital markets experience. Mr. Kothari holds a BA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Rice University. Mr. Kothari is also a licensed CPA and CIA and possesses Series 7 / 24 / 63 licenses.

Kevin Mikolashek, Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Mikolashek has been our Chief Compliance Officer since September 2021. Prior to joining our company, from April 2018 until September 2021, he served as Managing Director for Misbah-Maher Consultancy, a consulting firm focused on Federal Government contracts in Afghanistan, and for Maher Legal Services, a law firm. From November 2015 to March 2018, Mr. Mikolashek was Senior Counsel at the Enforcement Division of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, investigating large financial institutions. From November 2005 to November 2015, he served in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, where he led complex procurement fraud investigations into some of the nation’s largest defense contractors, and represented the United States in civil litigation. From January 1997 to November 2005, Mr. Mikolashek served as an Army Judge Advocate Officer, prosecuting felonies, providing legal advice to combat commanders, and representing the Army in civil litigation. Since May 2016, Mr. Mikolashek has been on the Board of Directors of, a non-profit organization that provides relief to the hungry as homeless, and has served as Treasurer for that organization since May 2017. Mr. Mikolashek served in the United States Army from 1997 to 2005. Mr. Mikolashek holds an M.B.A from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business, a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University, and a B.A. from the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.