Philip Jalufka is a veteran of the U.S. Army’s special operations, West Point graduate, author, and business leader. From a car accident that nearly ended his life to a series of difficult challenges, he has learned to stay true to a vision and become an inspiring leader. Philip lives by the idea that “at the forefront of all we do, the greatest gift we have is the ability to serve and/or give back!”

Prior to his military service, he received a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the United States Military Academy at West Point. While serving in the U. S. Army, Philip earned an MBA from Embry Riddle University.

He currently serves as CEO of Legacy International, a company he founded and cultivated to worldwide success. Legacy International is a residential and resort sales and marketing firm that specializes in executing sales platforms and processes for homebuilders and developers of master-planned communities.

In July 2018, Philip organized Legacy Performance Capital (LPC), an asset management firm that now resources 4-5 micro-market real estate ventures per year. In September 2020, Philip launched Legacy International’s Builder Developer Services Expansion Initiative with the world’s top real estate firm, Keller Williams (KWRI).

Philip is the author of “LEADING WITH YOUR LIFE EQUATION: How to Be Indestructible Indispensable & Unstoppable” which reflects a life’s worth of lessons from personal, academic, military, and business experiences. Through it all, Philip developed a “Life Equation” that combines the elements of his success and experience with a variety of teams. He pulled together his story—along with those of many others—to provide readers of all ages and at any stage of their lives with a formula to guide their lives in the direction they want.

As a veteran of military service, Philip is a proud supporter of Heroes For Freedom, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans and first responders. Since 2008, Philip and the Legacy Organizations he leads have been raising money in a variety of ways. A percentage of every dollar made from sales at all the engaged residential communities is contributed to the foundation in order to resource various Warrior events and personal needs throughout the year.

For nearly 30 years, Philip has been joined, supported, and sometimes challenged in his life pursuits by his wife, Chris. Together, they share two daughters.

Philip is a founding investor and member of THIRDHOME since 2015, with 7 trips under his belt.

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Gregg Anderson is a principal of GAnderson Global, a resort and hospitality entity that advises companies with respect to brand strategy and marketing. He has a celebrated 40-year history of hospitality, resort real estate, and theme park experience and has overseen the growth of attractions, ski, golf, and shared ownership resort developments in the US, Japan, and India.

In 2020, Anderson retired as Brand President of Wyndham Hotels’ first luxury offering, Registry Collection Hotels & Resorts. From 2018-2020, he helped develop the brand and ready it for launch while continuing his role at sister company Wyndham Destinations, where from 2007-2020, he was Global Vice President of The Registry Collection membership and exchange program, the luxury division of what is now Travel & Leisure Group’s RCI portfolio. With TRC offices in six international locations and 200+ resorts servicing 50,000+ member families, he traveled extensively, working with developers, affiliates, business partners, and members to create a successful, truly global travel program.

Anderson’s experience also included serving as Executive Vice President of Pinehurst Resort and Senior Vice President of Pinehurst’s parent company, Club Corp Resorts. In these roles, he leveraged the success of the 1999 US Open Golf Championship into significant growth at Pinehurst and other Club Corp resort properties. A member of the 2005 US Open Golf Championship Host Committee, he was and continues to be a golf ambassador.

Anderson started his career as brand leader at the Walt Disney Company in both the US and Japan, overseeing the launch of WDW hotel projects, including The Grand Floridian, as well as WDW Retail, Dining, and Entertainment projects, including Pleasure Island and Downtown Disney (now Disney Springs) and Cirque du Soleil. As an ex-pat for Walt Disney Attractions Japan, he was brand liaison to the owners and operators of Tokyo Disney Resort, the Oriental Land Company.

For Florida State University, he is Chair of the University’s Cetamura Archaeological Excavations in Italy and Inauguration of the “Museo Civico alle Origini del Chianti” (Civic Museum at the Origins of Chianti) located outside of Florence, which houses the dig’s significant discoveries.

He is an avid extreme backpacker, listing recent hikes on Iceland’s Langavegur Trail and Chile’s 19,000-foot Saircabur Volcano in the Atacama Desert as two of his most memorable.

Gregg lives in Windermere, Florida, with his wife, Shawn, and is currently the Chair of his town’s Long Range Planning Board. He is President of the Rotary Club of Windermere.

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Since 2020, Scott has been the partner overseeing the investment strategy for a family office involved in acquiring, developing, and managing residential real estate across Sydney, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, the UK, and Croatia. The office invests in shares (public & private), provides capital for real estate mortgages and business debt finance, and supports start-ups in real estate and hospitality.

Scott was with Jones Lang Wootton/Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) for 40 years. He began as a commercial property valuer in Sydney, later specializing in the hotel & hospitality sector and relocating to London. Scott worked throughout the UK and Continental Europe and undertook the sale of large city centre and resort hotels with a focus on introducing South East Asian capital to the UK/European hotel investment markets.

In January 2000, Scott relocated to JLL Singapore to oversee the Asian Hotels & Hospitality Group, which grew into the market-leading hotel transactional and advisory business for city centre and resort hotels with teams in North & South East Asia. During his time in Asia, Scott served as a member of JLL’s Global Hotels & Hospitality board, was CEO, and ultimately Chairman of JLL’s Asian Hotels & Hospitality Group.

Scott and his wife Adele are now based in Avalon Beach, Sydney, Australia, and have been investors and members of ThirdHome since 2016. They have enjoyed some 50 trips with ThirdHome.

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Mr. Palmer joined One Rock Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, in April 2022 as an Operating Partner focused on investments in the food and beverage industry. Prior to that position, Mr. Palmer was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TropicSport, a natural and environmentally friendly e-commerce suncare and skincare products company, a position he held from April 2019 to December 2022. Prior to founding TropicSport, Mr. Palmer held key leadership positions at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a multinational personal care company, including serving as President of Global Brands and Innovation from April 2012 to April 2019. Prior to Kimberly-Clark Corporation,

Mr. Palmer served in various leadership positions at The Kellogg Company, a multinational food manufacturing company, and the Coca-Cola Company, a multinational beverage company. Having spent most of his career in the consumer-packaged goods industry, Mr. Palmer contributes to the Board through his insight into several key strategic areas for the Company, including fast-moving consumer-packaged goods, emerging markets, marketing, and human resources.

Tony has actively participated in the Club since 2020 with 5 trips under his belt.

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Terry began his career by selling books door to door in college for the Southwestern Company in Nashville, TN. In 1972, he finished as the #1 salesperson out of 7,200 salespeople. Later, he became a district Sales Manager and recruited and trained over 1,000 salespeople over a 6-year period.

Terry moved to Hilton Head Island, SC, and quickly became one of the top salespeople on the Island out of 1,000 Realtors. He was promoted to Director of Recruiting and Sales Training for the Sea Pines Company for 3 ½ years.

In 1987, Terry founded the Marketing and Sales Institute, which provided sales management and sales training for Real Estate Agents across America. During his years, he consulted and trained over 2,500 Real Estate Agents and consulted for hundreds of Top luxury communities across the country, including Kiawah Island Real Estate in Kiawah, South Carolina, Querencia in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and Suncadia Real Estate in Washington State.

Terry is the author of the best-selling book Secrets of Selling from Real Estate Masters.

Terry graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a Psychology degree.

Terry and Tillie Weaver live in Bluffton, South Carolina, in a low country home overlooking the May River. They have been members and investors in THIRDHOME since 2011 and have enjoyed 65 wonderful trips in the Club.

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A native of New Zealand, Deborah Scott is a co-founder of Park House, a private members social club located in Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX. She is active in the Club’s marketing, art programming, membership, and design elements. She brings extensive marketing, public relations, and branding experience to the Park House team, having held hospitality marketing positions in Asia, brand management and event director roles at Walt Disney World, and vice president of the consumer public relations at Weber Shandwick. Deborah and her husband John have lived internationally, most recently in London, where they were members of several private, social members clubs which informed the vision for Park House, including Soho House, 5 Hertford, The Arts Club and House of Barnabas. Deborah is involved with and supports charities in Dallas, Aspen, and London, including Teen Suicide Causes, the Aspen Art Museum, Anderson Ranch, and the Dallas Contemporary Art Museum. She resides in Dallas with her husband and co-founder, John Scott.

Deborah has actively participated in the Club since 2020 with 7 trips under her belt.

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Brooke Pfautz is one of the industry’s foremost experts in growing short-term vacation rental inventory. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, including his latest work, “Vacation Rental Secrets: The Short-Term Rental Industry’s Top Experts Disclose Their Biggest Mistakes and Share Their Hard-Earned Wisdom.” In addition, he literally wrote the book on inventory growth, “From 0 to 500 Properties in 5 Years: A Playbook on How to Grow Your Short-Term Vacation Rental Inventory,” which was a three-category Amazon bestseller.

Brooke got his start in the industry in 2007 when he founded Vantage Resort Realty in Ocean City, MD, and took an idea on a napkin to more than 500 properties in just five years. After a successful exit, he went on to grow inventory for other major vacation rental brands as Chief Business Development Officer in multiple destinations. Today, Brooke leads Vintory, the first and only Sales and Marketing Platform designed exclusively for Short-Term Vacation Rental Managers to grow their inventory. And, to date, Brooke and his team of over 50 growth experts have helped more than 700 companies grow their inventory and increase their bottom line.

In addition, Brooke recently launched Comparent, a pioneering venture in the vacation rental industry. Comparent is the world’s first and only marketplace designed to bridge the gap between vacation rental homeowners and professional managers. At its inception, Comparent listed over 5,000 companies, making it the largest marketplace globally for facilitating these connections.

Brooke has actively participated in the Club since 2016 with 43 trips under his belt.

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David Angotti is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of successful exits. By the age of 30, he had founded and successfully exited an EdTech brand. During this time, he regularly contributed to a top-ten marketing blog in the world, provided consultation services around mergers and acquisitions for Fortune 100 companies, and held the position of VP of Marketing for a large family of over 1,000 eCommerce sites serving nearly one billion website visitors annually. 

In addition to his EdTech Company, David co-founded a prominent short-term property management company in Gatlinburg, TN, and co-founded StaySense, a marketing and experimentation platform that builds technology solutions for the travel industry.

In February 2020, he bought out the other owner of StaySense and doubled down on company growth and the launch of new brands/products. Successfully navigating the challenges posed by COVID-19, the company experienced exceptional growth. This growth, coupled with new partnerships, prompted David to sell the company to Guesty in 2023. Guesty is an end-to-end platform for property managers and property management companies, providing cloud-based tools that help with things like tracking guest check-ins and revenue of each property. Recently, he was promoted to the Chief Evangelist for Guesty, and also leads several US-based Guesty teams. 

In addition to founding and exiting multiple technology startups, David is an accomplished author, land developer, and a certified Airline Transport Pilot. During his tenure at NetJets, where he was one of the youngest pilots in company history, he piloted flights for numerous household names aboard the fastest passenger jet in the world.

When David is not at work, you are likely to find him running trails, boating, traveling, and spending time with his family in Nashville, TN. An accomplished ultra-marathoner, he has completed one of the most challenging 50-mile races in North America and recently finished the renowned 100-Mile Leadville Race Across The Sky.

Since 2015, David has been an avid user of the Club, having taken a total of 29 trips.

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Debbi Fields embodies the American Dream, rising from humble beginnings to establish one of the nation’s foremost dessert empires. Her name is synonymous with quality, a rare achievement in entrepreneurship.

With over 45 years of experience, Fields founded Mrs. Fields Cookies in 1977, transforming it into a $450 million company, setting a benchmark for fresh-baked cookies worldwide. Starting with a dream, a recipe, and no business background, she convinced a bank to fund an unproven concept—an endeavor most saw as improbable.

Opening Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chippery in 1977 marked the beginning. Over two decades, she expanded from managing one store to overseeing 600+ company-owned and franchise stores across the US and abroad. Her company ventured into chocolates and ice cream, driven by her passion for excellence, encapsulated in the motto “Good Enough Never Is.”

Fields embraced technology early on, implementing cutting-edge computer systems in 1989, earning acclaim from Harvard Business School. She’s an accomplished author with books like “One Smart Cookie” and “Mrs. Fields Cookie Book,” and has hosted national TV shows.

Beyond business, Fields is a motivational speaker and a force for charity, supporting causes close to her heart. Her diverse interests span travel, sports, hiking (even conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro), and cooking.

With a stellar legacy and ongoing projects, Debbi Fields epitomizes entrepreneurial success, innovation, and a dedication to excellence in both business and personal endeavors. Debbi is a Founding Member and investor in ThirdHome.

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Andy Sale is a proven Sales Leader with over 25 years of experience in the medical device and diagnostics industries. He has served in various roles and VP positions with several companies, including Ethicon/J&J, Intuitive Surgical, and Invuity, and is currently the Vice President of Market Development for iRhythm Technologies, a leading cardiac diagnostics data provider.

During his 20+ years in the healthcare industry, his primary focus and accomplishments were building hyper-growth markets through disruptive, paradigm-changing technologies. Andy also serves on the boards of Enexor Health and Operation Song.

Andy specializes in strategic planning, sales leadership, sales management, and organizational development. Andy most enjoys building high-performance teams, developing teammates, and focusing on value delivery with health systems. He is from New Orleans and has a degree from Louisiana State University. He now lives in Franklin, TN (Nashville) with his wife Amy, and they have two boys – Andrew (22) and Max (20).

Andy is a founding investor and member of THIRDHOME since 2012, with almost 30 trips under his belt.

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