Executive Team

Samantha Elliott, CRP, CCHP - President, CEO, Majority Owner

18 years of service with PCH Samantha launched PCH with Jon Lanclos in 1996 and brought a background in business management and marketing. She holds a CRP (Certified Relocation Professional) designation from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC), and a CCHP (Certified Corporate Housing Professional) designation through the Corporate Housing Providers Association, where she currently holds the Executive Board Vice President position. Samantha's role with PCH includes overseeing and supervising Operations, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Finance departments, supervising employee day to day operational activities including performance metrics and implementing Quality Assurance and Control Programs.

Jon Lanclos, CRP, CCHP - Founder, Principle Real Estate Broker, Chief Technology Officer, Owner

Jon launched PCH in January 1996 with Samantha Elliott. Before PCH, Jon was a successful real estate broker in TX. Jon holds a CRP (Certified Relocation Professional) designation from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC), and a CCHP (Certified Corporate Housing Professional) designation through the Corporate Housing Providers Association. Jon is still licensed as a Real Estate Broker in Texas and is a member of the National Association of Realtors. Jon also has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Jon's acts as the lead Webmaster and software developer for PCH's proprietary corporate housing application platform and online web interfaces. He also oversees all advertising, marketing and IT department initiatives, logistical support for large group moves and government contracts including FAR regulation adherence.

Megan FitzGerrell, CCHP - Director of Operations

Megan is a 14-year veteran with PCH and has served in every department during her tenure. She is currently the Director of Operations, which suits her background in Accounting and Office Management. Megan has a BS in Business from the University of St. Thomas. Megan's day-to-day responsibilities include overseeing Customer Service, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Legal, Field Service and Employee Benefits Departments. Megan earned her CCHP designation from the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) in 2012.

Michelle Velasquez, CCHP - Director of Client Services

As the Director of Client Services for Preferred Corporate Housing, Michelle oversees all day-to-day tasks relating to sales, new client development, existing client retention, onboarding and industry training initiatives. Michelle is current Chair of the Corporate Housing Providers Association's (CHPA) Program Task Force which is responsible for conceptualizing and presenting continuing education opportunities for the association's national conference. Michelle has earned her CCHP - Certified Corporate Housing Professional designation through CHPA, and was recently awarded 'CHPA's Volunteer of the Year' in early 2014.

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