Meet Our Team

Mary Curry
Co-chief executive officer/Co-owner/Administrator

Co-owner of East Islands Rentals since 2006, Mary oversees all accounting, reservations and home improvements for the company. She works one-on-one with clients during the home improvement process, having amassed a vast network of qualified contractors and vendors. She is a licensed realtor with a strong background in finance, and has owned several successful companies including a bookkeeping and handyman business. Through the years, Mary has purchased and remodeled several homes, giving her a working knowledge of home maintenance and repairs. She's lived on the Isle of Palms or surrounding areas for the last 40 years and has a marketing degree from Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

Steve Hood
Co-chief executive officer/Co-owner/Property manager in charge

Steve grew up in the real estate industry--his grandfather was a prominent real estate broker. As a college student he spent summers working for his uncle's custom homebuilding company. In 2001, he founded East Islands Rentals, Inc., as the Isle of Palms' preeminent luxury property management company dedicated exclusively to high-end homes. From the beginning, the company prioritized customer service and has thrived over the years as homeowners recognize the team's dedication, including Steve's determination to maximize income while preserving assets. With degrees in both business management with a real estate concentration and construction management, he brings to the company a deep understanding of all aspects of professional property management.

Tammy Bozzelli
Reservations sales manager

Tammy is the front-person for East Islands Rentals, and her friendly and gracious Southern approach is welcoming and contagious: her daily motto is to walk in the office with a smile and leave with a smile. Since 2007, Tammy has been assisting East Islands Rentals guests from reservation through departure, and occasionally even babysitting for them. She has lived in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., for the past 24 years and is a native of Charleston. Her family includes many longtime natives of the Isle of Palms, so she spent childhood summers here on the beach and on Hamlin Creek.

Jill Evangelista

Jill has been a reservationist with East Islands Rentals since 2015. She has been a PMIC in Charleston for over 15 years, previously co-owning a real estate investment trust with her husband. Her first job was picking up loose nails left behind by the contractors that worked for her father’s company. Later, helping her father replace roofs and interior remodeling jobs during her college summer breaks while finishing a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Living on the north end of Isle of Palms for almost 20 years, she raised her children here and is personally invested in the island. She has been part of the Island Turtle Team for many years. When she is not working, she can be found hunting driftwood and turtle tracks at the north end spit with her husband and SharPei.