Meet Our Team

Katherine Skelly, Founder


 Following a 15 year career in Human Resources and running a global relocation department for a Fortune 500 company, Katherine (Kate) Skelly, Founder & CEO, is in the business of helping others.  Kate continued her passion for business and customer service by launching Homeport Stays.

Kate lives in MA with her husband and two children, loves travel and her two dogs.

Karen Manzella, Operations


Karen brings over 11 years experience in process, HR and vendor relations from her past work at a research lab at Harvard Medical School to Homeport Stays.  She currently holds her real estate license and excels at finding the best property matches for our clients, while ensuring our customers are well taken care of during their temporary stay.  

Karen lives in MA with her family and two dogs.

Tracy Branstrom, Marketing


Having a wealth of knowledge and experience in the corporate and temporary housing industry, Tracy brings insightful business and marketing strategy to Homeport Stays as a consultant.  Her expertise in marketing, branding, and problem solving is a key asset to our success.

Tracy lives in MA, has a passion for helping businesses and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Brandon Tabassi, RE


 Brandon is the President of RE/MAX Partners Relocation and oversees all aspects of the relocation division. Brandon brings years of real estate, relocation, and consulting experience to Homeport Stays.  Brandon and his team offer real estate expertise and oversight for our most notable corporate clients. 

We're Hiring!


We are continuously growing and looking for dedicated individuals to join our team.  If you are interested in learning more about Homeport Stays, please send your resume to  We'd love to hear from you!