Mike Copps is Executive Director of the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA), a professional trade association based out of Washington, DC that provides education, information, networking, research, and advocacy to help its 700+ management company members strengthen their businesses and create enjoyable, memorable guest and homeowner experiences for the 95,000+ properties they manage. Mike leads strategic objectives tied to enhancing VRMA prgorams and services as well as strengthening its position in the industry through advocacy and public relations. Previously, Mike served as executive director of the Healthcare Industry Supply Chain Institute (HISCI) and the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM), as well as membership director for Communication Associations Institute (CAI). Mike earned his MBA from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. He lives in Alexandria, VA, with his wife and three sons.