Traffic and Advertising Manager
Jon is the “take one for the team” guy - he works directly with Marc on a daily basis. In the marketing department, he works with owners and our owner team to ensure top performance for cabins; works directly with the Director of Marketing and Campaign and Community Manager on projects to improve our marketing presence and sales process; monitors and analyzes data ranging from Google and SEO to social media campaigns and ads; and spearheads special marketing projects to ensure Cabins for YOU is always pushing forward.
He has a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Kennesaw State University and an associate degree in business administration from Georgia Highlands. His favorite things focus around 2 areas: sports and music. Outside of work, he loves playing guitar, listening to music, watching soccer and NCAA football, playing fantasy soccer, and hanging out with the Atlanta Evertonians supporter group. His dream job: traveling overseas to work in the marketing or analytics department of an English soccer team.
Chief Editor | Content Creator
Our ruthless editor, Maria shows no mercy with her metaphoric red pen. She spends her days researching, whipping up fresh content, and keeping her finger on the pulse of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. If you’ve read a newsletter, blog, post, cabin description, or postcard from Cabins for YOU, you can almost guarantee her hands have been on it at some point.
Maria has a Bachelor of Arts in communication and English from Freed-Hardeman University, where she ended up after 3 colleges and the quintessential figuring-out-where-she-wants-to-be-in-life college kid experience. Ever the wanderer (J.R.R. Tolkien can tell you she’s not lost), Maria loves traveling and experiencing everything she can. When she’s not typing away, you’ll find her on the beach with her husband and wild little girl, binge-watching the Great British Baking Show, reading Harry Potter - again, or on a quest to find the best desserts around
Technology and Facilities Manager
Our go-to techie, Matthew provides technical support, purchases new equipment and technology, manages our network, assists with website management, and handles all our computer maintenance. He works closely with every department to ensure our computers, phones, and every aspect of our technology is running smoothly. As Facilities Manager, Matthew manages all infrastructure, from HVAC and plumbing to electrical and beyond.
He holds a mechanical engineering degree from Southern Polytechnic State University, and he puts those skills to good use each day at Cabins for YOU! Matthew is married and is excited to become a new dad soon
Blogs, articles, cabin descriptions, marketing campaigns, social media posts, in-house documents, emails, postcards...Chelsi creates content for a little bit of everything at Cabins for YOU! She keeps up with local events so we stay ahead of the curve, and she’s the kind and understanding voice behind our social media accounts.
Chelsi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kennesaw State University with a degree in modern language and culture and a minor in Native American studies. TEFL
Design & Media Coordinator
Creative and unique, Collin brings a fresh perspective to our marketing team at Cabins for YOU. From creating visual marketing content and video editing to cabin photo editing and email creation, Collin uses his design skills each day to improve our content. Before joining the Cabins for YOU team, Collin graduated from KSU and worked as a graphic designer for Cumulus Media.
Collin’s design skills aren’t limited to graphics. He also makes his own costumes for video game conventions! He loves video games, costume design, and creation. What
Guest Retention Specialist
Alicia has hit the ground running as our Guest Retention Specialist, facilitating positive guest reviews through guest interaction and follow-up on guest stays. Alicia has spent her entire career in customer service in various capacities, working at 4 different hotels over 7 years. She’s been everything from guest service representative to front office supervisor, and she loves it all becauset here's never a dull moment in the hospitality industry!
Alicia has an associate degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and came to Georgia in 2013 when she got married. She loves traveling and experiencing other cultures, with Poland, Austria, Slovakia, Turkey, and Hawaii already checked off her list!
Outside of work, Alicia loves to spend time with her husband, cat (Winnie, named after Winnie the Pooh), and spirited 80 lb Husky mix (Turner, named after Turner Field). This musical nut loves Disney, Harry Potter, and Star Wars, and she stays busy baking and cooking in the kitchen. Catch her watching documentaries and pretty much anything baking related, but especially the Great British Baking Show on Netflix. And on the weekends, you’ll always catch her cheering on the Braves, Falcons, and Packers!
Fun Fact: She’s a fraternal twin!