Michelle Hodges is the President of Meyer Vacation Rentals on Florida and Alabama’s Gulf Coast. And when she speaks, it’s like generations of vacation rental experience are talking to you. 

Michelle was raised in and around the family business: she took over the company from her mother, Shiela Hodges, and is now raising a 5-month old of her own so she has this incredible 360-degree understanding of where professional vacation rentals fit in her broader life plan. 

In this interview we cover “a gamut of unglamorous” — but I’d encourage you to pay special attention to Michelle’s somewhat surprising opinions on technology (when it is and when it is NOT your friend), the potential side-effects of family and local business, and her hindsight is 20/20 advice when it comes to making key hires and solving workforce challenges creatively.

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