Austin Giles - Director of Operations
An experienced host with Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and other home-sharing sites (see reviews), Austin has lived in Puerto Vallarta for 10 years. He speaks both English and Spanish, and operated a successful entertainment company in his hometown of Calgary, Canada for over a decade – planning and delivering services for more than 1000 weddings and corporate events, and receiving multiple awards including the Calgary Chamber’s Small Business Customer Service Award.
With his previous business experience, bachelor’s degree in communications and culture, and a professional management certificate (both from the University of Calgary), Austin’s organizational skills and attention to detail mean peace of mind for you.
Gene Mendoza - Director of Sales
Originally from Mexico City, Gene has lived in Vallarta for over 13 years. Fully bilingual (Spanish and English), Gene served on the board of the Amapas Neighbourhood Association, and was President of ACT-LGBT (Vallartas gay business association). Having recently worked in the hotel industry, Gene has also owned customer service-based businesses in both the US and Mexico (including Vallarta's popular Fusion Gourmet Restuarant).
Gene has a bachelor's degree in international business from Instituto Politecnico Nacional and two master's degrees from the Univeristy of Missouri St. Louis (an MBA and master in science management information systems). He is well-known throughout Vallarta as a result of his involvement in the community.
Oscar Soto - Photography / Videography
Originally from Guadalajara, Oscar has lived in Puerto Vallarta for three years. With a unique eye for art and design, he is currently running his own digital media creation company - ATYPICAL - where he manages social media content for businesses. While dedicated to providing photography of our property rentals in their absolute best light, he also provides complete photography and social media content services for some popular restaurants and businesses in Vallarta (including the well-known Pal-Mar seafood and Pulpito restaurants).
Oscar has a certificate in digital media communication from the University of Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA). He is currently studying his bachelor's degree in architecture through the University of Guadalajara and is the regional coordinator for the National Council of Architecture Students (CONEA).
Noelia - Lead Cleaner
Originally from Puerto Vallarta, Noelia has 10 years of experience as a professional cleaner in the area - cleaning both houses and condominiums of various sizes. Noelia takes extra care with each property she works on, keeping a keen eye on the property with each visit while respecting the guest's privacy and space. She takes pride in her work and pays attention to details often overlooked by others. These details and quality of care shine through when she's finished each property and guests frequently take notice of how dedicated, genuine and trustworthy Noelia is.
Our PVR Prop team, combined with over 100 vendor contacts in Vallarta, is ready to take care of all your Puerto Vallarta property and vacation rental needs. For vacationers, we will work to find the best available rental for your budget; and for property owners we can ensure proper maintenance and checks of your property while you're away, or market and host your space as a vacation rental – using modern technology to simplify the rental process. We’re excited to work with you to ensure your Vallarta vacation or property meets its full potential.