Mainsail Lodging & Development Names New Account Executive for Mainsail Housing of Tennessee and Orlando

Posted: September 17, 2019

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TAMPA, Fla. (September 17, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the appointment of Natalie Smith as account executive of Mainsail Housing of Tennessee and Orlando. In this new role, Smith will work to develop strong connections with businesses throughout Tennessee and Orlando markets, while growing Mainsail’s client base and achieving revenue goals.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Natalie as account executive as we continue to expand in Tennessee and Orlando,” said Jana Collier, franchise owner and managing partner Mainsail Housing Partners. “Natalie’s industry relationships are impressive in their quality and scope, and she has already made an impact for our team and clients.”

Smith has more than 12 years of experience in business development in the relocation industry, working for V-Suites as Director of National Accounts and most recently for OneSource Relocation as Vice President of Business Development. During her time with OneSource, Smith also served on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Regional Relocation Council (SRRC) for four years. Prior to her experience in relocation, Smith spent time as a property manager for Greystar Management. Smith and her family currently live outside of Tampa and will be relocating to Nashville in the coming months.

A successful franchisee of Oakwood®, Mainsail Housing’s franchise has grown to cover the entire states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. For more information, visit



About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC

Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes four Autograph Collection hotels: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (, a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel ( in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club ( on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel ( in Dunedin, Florida; as well as Mainsail Beach Inn (, a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee markets for Oakwood® ( Mainsail Lodging also manages a portfolio of private vacation homes through its Mainsail Vacation Rentals ( brand and is a select partner of Homes & Villas by Marriott International. Additional future projects include Luminary Hotel & Co. ( in Fort Myers, Florida; a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex in Pasco County, Florida; and a historic boutique hotel in Macon, Georgia. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay, the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse, to annual events such as the Epic Chef Showdown. Learn more at

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