About

Wendy Schultz, Founder & CEO

Wendy left a senior level position in a healthcare system where she oversaw the revenue cycle to begin a life of entrepreneurship in 2013. Driven by a strong desire for success, she has built a successful business that supports her dream of owning and managing a network of vacation rental properties. In 6 short years, her commitment to integrity and excellence has rocketed the business to a level that not many businesses achieve in their lifetime. She has a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a licensed real estate agent with iLoveDoorCounty.com Mahler Sotheby’s International Realty.

Wendy is a teacher at heart and loves to help people find vacation homes that they can enjoy as well as rent to offset expenses! Wendy enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite place to be is at the beach! She also has recently taken up horseback riding. She and her husband, Scott, have two daughters who are school aged. They also have a love for animals with a menagerie of pets. They reside in De Pere, WI and Venice, FL. 

Scott Schultz, VP of Operations

Scott recently left the corporate world to join Wendy in building The Simple Life Hospitality. He coordinates the remodeling, furnishing and general maintenance of the properties. He also manages a retail division of The Simple Life Hospitality. Scott has a Bachelor’s Degree in History and had worked in the insurance industry prior to joining The Simple Life Hospitality. He is an avid Beatles fan and recently began playing guitar. He’s first picked to be on trivia teams with a wealth of knowledge about pop culture, sports, history, and politics. He is starting to love Florida as much as Wendy does and they spend a good deal of time traveling together with their daughters. He also enjoys watching basketball and football.

Carrie Tjernagel, Marketing Specialist

Carrie assists the team with marketing and copywriting, and spreading the word about the services we offer. Carrie holds a Bachelors degree from Wisconsin Lutheran College where she majored in English and minored in Communication.

She lives in beautiful Door County with her husband and daughter. They enjoy the amazing life that Door County offers—hiking in the State and County Parks and boating and fishing on the abundant waters of the area. Carrie is a fitness fanatic, teaching a group fitness class at the YMCA and has completed over a dozen half marathons.

Will Pflum, Regional Sales Manager

Will recently joined The Simple Life Hospitality to assist in expanding our services to Central and Southern Wisconsin. He loves meeting potential clients so he can highlight the many services we have to offer our clients. Will is here to help clients in Central and Southern Wisconsin through the rental process and assist them to make the process as seamless as possible. Will is mostly responsible for new client acquisition in our recently expanded area.

Will has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Administration-Criminal Justice, and has an extensive amount of experience in customer service and problem solving. He lives close to Ripon, WI with his wife and twin daughters and enjoys watching sports of all types, ice fishing and traveling to Door County when he gets the chance.

Megan Byrne, Coordinator

Megan is our coordinator extraordinaire. She helps with getting new properties onboarded, communicating with the home owners, and guest service-related issues. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota.

Megan is originally from Minnesota, but has escaped the snow! She now lives in Florida to enjoy the ocean and sunshine. She likes to play hockey, cook, and loves to travel. She has been to 10 different countries and plans to see more! She loves to see new culture, try new foods and explore areas she has never seen.