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Pineland Express, Inc. is a Veteran owned hospitality company. Our vision was derived from thousands of days and nights spent around the world living in short term accommodations while serving in the Army.  


Jamie Tilke

CEO and Co-founder

Jamie is the brain behind the dream. He constantly works to improve the guest experience at Pineland Express. When the time comes he spends hours/ days customizing each unit and property to help you fall in love with your home away from home.

Prior to Pineland Express, Jamie spent 24 years of active duty service in the US Army. Jamie began his enlistment as an infantrymen in the 75th Ranger Regiment and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 3 in Special Forces.


Director of interior design and event planning

Em helps to design the inside of our suites to help you feel the comforts of your temporary home.


Prior to Pineland Express, Em worked as a language instructor for a US Army organization. Prior to working as a language instructor, Em served an internship at the education center in Fort Lewis, WA.

Em received her certification of Business Technologies from Pierce Community College. 


Operations Manager

Becky is our Customer Service representative and house keeping manager. When you call she answers determined to help you with your reservations and any possible in-suite requests you may have while also scheduling your unit refresh.

Prior to Pineland Express Becky worked as a financial advisor for Pioneer services.


Senior house keeper

Pat's mission is to make sure your suite is cleaned and refreshed to Pineland's high standards.

Kira Tilke

Social Media Manager

Kira keeps our followers in the loop through our social media platforms. She post about deals, new units, amenities and more! She operates our PEx socials and our Pineland Construction socials as well.


Accountant/ book keeper

Itsuka manages the records of financial affairs for Pineland Express.

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