Smoke Rise

About us

Smoke Rise Design Builders offers a unique perspective to designing and building your new home or vacation rental.

We created a unique partnership between Smoke Rise Design Builders and EcoGreen who was an established brand that has been supporting building residential and commercial properties with a strong focus on sustainability since 2008.

Smoke Rise Design Builders has a proving track record of operating vacation rentals while offering design and build services for clients interested in building homes in the great Smokey Mountain region. The Smokey’s are the country’s most visited national park with 12.7 million visitors in 2020.

Your investment can be trusted with Smoke Rise Design Builders as we are a small boutique building firm with over 60 years of experience in hospitality, building and renovating hotels, and bring our experience to deliver a unique experience for both the home buyer and our guest staying in our current rentals.

Our story

Our Background

My husband Scott and I feel so blessed to be able to have this opportunity to share our beautiful homes with travelers from around the country to enjoy this magical place. We have the same passion when we are designing, constructing and delivering a wonderful home to our homeowner partners.

We are one of the only self managed cabin rental companies in our area. We give great personal care to every guest who stays with us. We bring our knowledge over combine 60 years in hospitality business to ensure every with an stay is exceptional.

To share a little bit about our professional history to help you become familiar with us and the experience we bring to each project we build.

With more than 25 years of experience, I have a unique and rich experience in the hospitality and a skilled leader for global hospitality companies. My experience as a hospitality executive specializing in sales, sales administration and sales operations with a solid leadership focused on revenue generation strategies.

Currently I am 100% focused on Smoke Rise Design Builders based in Tennessee. I focus on maximizing all current rental revenue for the existing development. Leading the growth development of Smoke Rise Design Builders and all future opportunities to partner with potential homeowners to development and outline investment opportunities in the Tennessee area.

I spent 5 years overseeing the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Managed Hotel Portfolio for North America. Responsible for directing sales efforts among the Hotel Group’s multi-branded managed properties in North America, focusing on growing client accounts, generating new business to maximize revenue and improving property-level performance. She also spearheaded the growth and development of sales teams who represent the company’s managed hotels.

I also had a great career at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where I had the pleasure in many leadership positions throughout my 10-year tenure. Most recently, I was area director, sales and marketing, responsible for leading multiple revenue-generating teams of more than 30 sales, catering and marketing professionals.

Smoky Mountain Cabins

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