Mainsail Lodging & Development Names New General Manager for Mainsail Housing of Tennessee

Posted: May 2, 2019

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TAMPA, Fla. (May 2, 2019) – Mainsail Lodging & Development announced today the appointment of Amanda Pawlina as general manager of Mainsail Housing of Tennessee. Pawlina will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the Mainsail Housing Tennessee office in Nashville.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Amanda to the Mainsail team as our general manager for Nashville,” said Jana Collier, franchise owner and managing partner Mainsail Housing of Tampa, LLC. “We look forward to having her invaluable knowledge, experience and passion as we open our Tennessee office.”

Pawlina joined Mainsail Housing from Holiday Retirement in Orlando, Florida, where she served as general manager and most recently as director of corporate operations. Prior to that, she was with White Lodging Services for several years, working as operations manager at Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown, and housekeeping manager at JW Marriott Indianapolis. Pawlina started her hospitality career at Davidson Hotel Company, holding supervisory positions at the Hyatt Regency Newport. Pawlina earned her bachelor’s degree in International Hotel and Tourism Management from Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island.

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


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 and Tennessee markets for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® ( and Oakwood® ( brands. Mainsail Lodging also manages a portfolio of private vacation homes through its Mainsail Vacation Homes 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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