T.J. co-founded TurnKey Vacation Rentals with Chairman John Banczak in 2013, with the vision of using technology to provide homeowners and their guests with the consistent, high-end experience of a fine hotel while retaining the authenticity of a unique vacation rental home. As CEO, T.J. has led TurnKey’s growth as a full-service vacation rental property management company, with 400+ employees, $41 million in funding and 2,700 properties under management in 55 markets.
Previously, T.J. was President & CEO of Limos.com, the largest global online marketplace for corporate limousine/black car services. Prior to Limos.com, T.J. was VP of Operations at IAC/InterActiveCorp, where he was responsible for the technology, software development, procurement and call center/telecommunications teams across IAC’s 65+ internet brands, including Expedia, Hotels.com, Ticketmaster, LendingTree and Match.com. T.J.’s travel industry career began as part of the Hotwire.com start-up team in March 2000, which became the fourth-ranked U.S. online travel company within two years of operations and was acquired by IAC in 2004.
T.J. also served as a trial attorney at Lord, Bissell & Brook after earning a JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a BS from University of Notre Dame where he was a member of the NCAA Swimming Team.