Business View Magazine | February 2020

126 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 2020 even filling in if we happen to be in town.” When it comes to signing up new properties, Penrod notes, “Most of our new customers have come either via referrals from other owners that we have done management work for in the past, or by word-of-mouth from ownership groups, or franchise people referring us or recommending us; it’s mostly based on relationships.” Dolney says that, going forward, Venerts’ goals are to grow the company and have more properties in its portfolio. “We’re at a point, right now, with ten, that our company needs to hire more employees to take on more hotels,” she states. “Also, growing our number of properties and making sure that the current properties we have, we keep and they’re successful”. “I would echo that,” says Ward. “I think our main goal is going to be to run a successful investment for the owners.” PREFERRED VENDOR n Insurance Plus