James Vernon Skinner graduated Perquimans County High School in Hertford, NC and then spent 17 years in the United States Navy. He has been married for 30 years to Rosetta Skinner, and is a father of two and grandfather of one. He has been the Housekeeping Manager at Brindley Beach Vacations & Sales since 2012 and has worked in the housekeeping and laundry departments since 1996. He won the title of Executive Housekeeper of the Year for the organization VRHP (Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals) in 2013, and he has spoken & presented at many events across the nation. Currently he leads and directs 150+ housekeeping crews, and assists in running the laundry operations for 500+ rental homes. In 8 years of running the housekeeping department he has never had to advertise for hiring employees. James is the author of several books, including Clean House and holds a patent for a cleaning glove removal tab.