Ginger, along with her husband Hunter, has achieved remarkable success in the vacation rental industry as the driving force behind Beachball Properties. Over a span of just six years, they have taken their company to exceptional heights, boasting an impressive portfolio of more than 260 properties along the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast. Their unparalleled growth has been fueled by a strategic blend of relentless branding, social media prowess, and community-oriented marketing strategies, all within the fiercely competitive Gulf Coast market.
Ginger's expertise extends to skillfully guiding property owners through the intricate legal and technical intricacies of owning a vacation rental along Alabama’s Beaches. Ginger earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama in 2011. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi in 2014. Ginger is also the co-founder of Girls on the Gulf, a local blog and social media advertising venture that empowers fellow local businesses to effectively market themselves to visitors of the Alabama Gulf Coast. She is the visionary behind influential Facebook Groups such as "What’s Happening – Orange Beach, Alabama," "What’s Happening — Gulf Shores," and "Alabama Gulf Coast Vacation Deals – Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Ft. Morgan," which have a cumulative following of over 100,000 dedicated members.
Outside of business, Ginger is tirelessly committed to building community and actively contributing to philanthropy. She currently holds a significant role on The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Leadership Board. In her local community, she proudly serves as the 2023-2024 President of the Pleasure Island Junior Woman’s Club, an organization with a noble mission to provide clothing for underprivileged children. Ginger, along with her husband Hunter, served as the 2023 Chairs for Baldwin Art for Heart, a charity event benefiting the mission of the American Heart Association, that magnificently raised over $310,000. Additionally, Ginger and Hunter are members of G.U.M.B.O., coalition of local business leaders who are committed to the intellectual growth and development of south Baldwin County, Alabama, as well as cabinet members for ACRE, the University of Alabama’s Center for Real Estate, which works to be a valued resource that supports Alabama’s real estate industry and promotes economic and workforce development. Ginger and Hunter, through their company, are proud Chamber Champions for the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, signifying a top 10% donation in sponsorship dollars to support local business.
Ginger's influence reaches further as she actively engages with the short-term vacation rental landscape, consistently contributing her insights and experiences through speaking engagements at prestigious conferences, webinars, and podcasts. Noteworthy appearances encompass events like VRMA 2022 in Las Vegas, NV; IMN 2023 in Miami, FL, where she held roles as both a panelist and a moderator; and leading the Women’s Inclusionary Panel at IMN 2023 in Austin, TX. Additionally, her contributions extend to Breezeway’s Elevate Conference, “The No BS Short Term Rental Podcast,” and “How We Grow: The Vacation Rental Show Podcast” hosted by Lynell Gordon. She is also slated to appear as a speaker at VRMA 2023 in Orlando, FL and StreamSummit in Scottsdale, AZ in fall of 2023. Ginger is also a proud advisory board member of The 100 Collection, an independent evaluation program that awards a distinguished imprint to the top vacation rentals, and a co-author for the recently released book, Vacation Rental Secrets.
In their personal life, Ginger and Hunter share a beautiful partnership that has flourished since their marriage in 2013. Together, they are nurturing two wonderful children, Lowery and Tenn.