About Us

SPI Rentals Team

SPI Rentals offers on-site check-in for all guests, 24/7 response to emergency maintenance issues and friendly professionals who will assist you in planning every detail of your vacation. We offer concierge services including grocery shopping, airport transportation arrangements, ticket purchases for local attractions, catering services, and maid services.

About Our Team

Will Greenwood
Rental Manager/Partner
Email: Will@SPIRentals.com

Will grew up and was a resident on South Padre Island until 1998 before moving to Palm Beach, Florida.. In 2006 he enrolled at Florida State University, where he attended college for the next four years. During his tenure at FSU, wanting a sound education in small business and financial planning, Will double majored in Entrepreneurship and Finance, and minored in Hospitality. Upon graduation, Will decided to move back to South Padre Island, where he saw enormous potential in the local economy and especially the real estate market. “South Padre is a one of a kind destination to live, work, and invest. This is one of the last undeveloped coastlines in the nation, consisting of miles of gorgeous beachfront and has tremendous growth potential” He first began working at Troy Giles Realty and Management as a real estate sales agent and working in their property management division assisting with managing Homeowner Associations. In March of 2012 he decided to start SPI Rentals, a luxury vacation rental company specializing in higher end properties and providing the best customer service South Padre has to offer. He currently manages and oversees the daily operations of SPI Rentals, LLC and is always available to sit down with homeowners and rental guests to discuss the current rental market. Will is committed to offering professional, courteous customer service to all guests and well-managed home care for all homeowners.


Ashleigh Thompson
Revenue Manager

Background: In 2014, Ashleigh received a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University. While studying travel and tourism she thrived for hands on experience in the industry and leaped at the chance to volunteer for the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau on weekends and during festivals. After a year of volunteer work, Ashleigh was offered a permanent position with the NCVB as a Visitors’ Services Assistant. There she worked closely with sales, marketing and event professionals, gaining an extensive knowledge of travel industry trends and practices. After receiving her degree, she was given the opportunity to join the hotel industry as a Sales Manager and later became an Assistant General Manager for both Marriott and InterContinental Hotels Group. Ashleigh joined the SPI Rentals team in September 2016. She has since established new standards to optimize sales performance and continues to drive rental revenue for our homeowners. She enjoys every chance to help travelers plan their vacation and has made it her personal goal to provide each and every guest with outstanding customer service!


Marina Lagunes
Reservationist

Marina was born in Veracruz Mexico, but was raised in Port Isabel Texas at an early age. She is fluent in English and Spanish. After graduating from Port Isabel High School she went back to Veracruz Mexico, and attended La Universidad Veracruzana, in Xalapa Mexico. There she took an extensive 10 month course to perfect her spanish. She has ample experience with customer service , having served in the hotel industry for over 10 years. Marina has close ties with the Port Isabel, and South Padre Island community. As a member of the SPI Rentals Team, Marina is passionate about serving others and understands the importance of making every guest stay in South Padre Island the most enjoyable.


Miriam Hernandez
Accounting

Miriam was born in Tampico, Tamaulipas, but has lived the majority of her life in the Rio Grande Valley.  While attending Rivera High School, Miriam chose to pursue accounting as her career pathway, taking various accounting courses, shadowing business professionals, and even becoming a member of BPA.  After graduating, Miriam continued her business education at the University of Texas Brownsville and over the years has gained valuable work experience in the accounting field.  Miriam joined SPI Rentals in 2015 and has enjoyed assisting in day-to-day operations. She is committed to ensuring guest and homeowner satisfaction.


Ken Kieffer

Ken grew up in the ranch country just east of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He made the move from the mountains in 2001 to the Island to explore the beach life and continue his career in a new environment. He has spent his life pursuing careers developing and delivering quality customer service skills and has found that customer service in property management is his passion. As a member of the SPI Rentals Team Ken enjoys helping our guests enjoy their vacation time. Ken is resourceful and dedicated to providing our guests and our home owner’s with superior customer service and seeking resolutions regarding property maintenance.


Ivan Narvaez


Cait Anderson


Jose Torres


Sigi Galaviz

 


David Ramirez


Kathryn Castillo


Reggie Rae


Jessica Garza