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Barefoot Announces Carl Stephenson as Business Development Manager

Posted by Adam Zippin on Sep 22, 2011 4:00:00 AM

August 17- Henniker NH– Barefoot has promoted Carl Stephenson to our team as Business Development Manager. Carl brings over 5 years of experience in the vacation rental industry, most recently with Instant Software. His focus of development has been in the major resort areas of the US, Western Canada, and the Hawaiian Islands.

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“Carl’s extensive knowledge of the client base in the areas he has managed over the years, along with his enthusiasm and level of expertise brings Barefoot another individual that will immediately affect the growth of our company. As we continue to grow, Carl will be an integral part of the Barefoot team”, according to Edward Ulmer, VP of Barefoot. “His experience in our industry will bring immediate results. We are confident in Carl’s contribution to the Barefoot team.”


Barefoot’s constant efforts to increase simplicity and efficiency for its clients has much to gain from Carl Stephenson.  By increasing the areas of expertise within our company, Barefoot will be able to better serve its clients with local knowledge and familiarity to improve overall business. Carl is based in the New Mexico area, and will have major responsibilities to develop the software market west of the Rockies.


Carl served in the US Army before finding his way into sales and business development within the hospitality market in New Mexico. His career led him to different experiences where he developed and implemented international marketing strategies, and was top producer in internationally recognized organizations. In 2006, Carl joined Instant Software where his experience in sales, and customer relations management provided a basis for successful results throughout his engagement. As a Business Development Manager with Barefoot, he has shown extensive knowledge of the software market, and his contributions have already proven successful.


About Barefoot

Barefoot is a leading provider of browser-based reservation and asset management systems in the vacation rental industry. It has the distinction of being the first browser system in the industry, the first to provide online booking, tenant, owner access and to offer social media tools and is designed to be tailored to meet clients’ exacting needs. Barefoot is also the only system with a full Customer Relations program wrapped into the program which in effect makes it the only full service system in the industry. Founded in 1998, by leading technology and industry players, the “.NET platform” has become a standard for those who are trend setters in the industry and those who desire to dominate their market with unique functionally. For more information, please contact Edward Ulmer at 603-428-6255,