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Mando Smoak - August Associates in the Spotlight

We would like to introduce to our last Wild Dunes Resort's August Associates of the month for August! Mando Smoak excels at all aspects of his job here at Wild Dunes Resort! Click to find out a little more about Mando!

Mando Smoak has made Wild Dunes a better place for the past two seasons. Mando is the Lead Busser at the Grand Pavilion and the “go-to guy.”  Mando always goes out of his job description, without a manager asking, to help guests.  And he does it with a smile! Mando makes life easier for those at the Grand Pavilion.  He has a huge personality that is incredibly contagious and motivates those around him.  Thanks for all that you do Mando!

Name: Mando Smoak
Hometown: Charleston, SC
Birthday: January 15
Joined the team: Summer 2012
Cheers for: Atlanta Braves and Clemson Tigers
Favorite local grub: Sesame and Mellow Mushroom
Favorite music artist: Dave Matthews and Run-DMC
Little known fact: I have a newborn baby brother at the age of 17
Hobbies:  Spending time with family and friends and reading mystery novels
Favorite thing about living in Charleston: The beach and the unique shops in historic downtown Charleston, mostly on King Street.
Favorite thing about Wild Dunes Resort: Being in the presence of my managers, but mostly working under the supervision of Jeremy Hammond.

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Raegan Chumley - August Associates in the Spotlight

We would like to introduce you to one of Wild Dunes Resort's August Associates of the month! Raegan Chumley excels at all aspects of her job here at Wild Dunes Resort! Click to find out a little more about Raegan!

Raegan Chumley began working at Wild Dunes last season and is now the Head Camp Counselor.  Raegan is responsible for up to 25 children and is also responsible for allowing parents to feel comfortable about letting their children to go on a boat.  Raegan is knowledgeable in her communication and parents cannot wait to send their kids to camp! Raegan has truly taken ownership of the camp and gives guests great options.  Her positive attitude and infectious smile make Wild Dunes a better place for our guests. Thanks for all you do Raegan!

Name: Raegan Chumley
Hometown: Laurens, SC
Birthday: March 21
Joined the team: June 2012
Cheers for:  wRECk Squad and Gamecocks
Favorite local grub: Poe’s Tavern
Favorite music artist: Anything from NOW 9
Little known fact: I’ve been on TV on a TLC show
Hobbies: Crafts, Riverdogs games, Pintrest and Kids Camp!
Favorite thing about living in Charleston: Local culture, history, food, ghost stories and living so close to the beach!
Favorite thing about Wild Dunes Resort: I enjoy getting to know the guests/members and getting to work with the close friends that I have made here!

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Torrie Gilyard - August Associates in the Spotlight

We would like to introduce you to one of Wild Dunes Resort's August Associates of the month! Torrie Gilyard excels at all aspects of her job here at Wild Dunes Resort! Continue reading to find out a little more about Torrie!

Torrie Gilyard has worked in the Wild Dunes Reservations team as a Vacation Rental Sales Coordinator since April 2012. Torrie exemplifies all of the traits of a stellar associate. She maintains the content for our 240 homes and condos on our website and 110 on VRBO.com. This includes all the photos, content, rates, availability, etc. Torrie works very closely with the Property Management and Marketing Teams for this large duty. Torrie also responds and handles the VRBO.com inquires and turns them into bookings. In the last year alone, bookings via VRBO went up 4% and much of this is due to Torrie. Torrie is not only wonderful at her job, but she is wonderful to work with. Torrie is also calm, happy, and a constant in the office, which makes her a pleasure to be around! Thanks for all that you do at Wild Dunes!

Name: Torrie Gilyard
Hometown: Fernandina Beach, FL
Birthday: July 11
Joined the team: April 2012
Cheers for: Florida Gators
Favorite local grub: Burgers from Poe’s Tavern
Favorite music artist: Kelly Clarkson  
Hobbies: Reading and shopping
Little known fact: I love to watch episodes of Perry Mason and I Love Lucy
Favorite thing about living in Charleston: There are so many places to go and things to see. I feel like I could live here a lifetime and still not experience everything.
Favorite thing about Wild Dunes Resort: The people! I have the privilege of working with an amazing group of people each day. They truly make coming to work a great experience.

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