The Homewatch Concierge Team

Our Staff

DJ Hill – Proprietor

DJ Hill is the principal founder of Homewatch Concierge and has more than 20 years of experience focused in lodging, hospitality, and real estate development. Prior to establishing Peninsula Hospitality, he served as VP, Director of Operations, for Atlantic Management where he was an effective multi-unit asset manager while successfully engaging franchise relationships with Hilton Hotel Corporation, Cendant Hotels, and Intercontinental Hotels Group.

DJ is also actively involved in a variety of civic and professional organizations. He is currently a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware and is engaged in The Rehoboth Beach Accommodations Task Force and Rehoboth Beach Main Street. He is the past Sussex County Chairman of the Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association and was a gubernatorial appointee to the Delmarva Advisory Council.

A graduate of Penn State University, he resides in Rehoboth Beach, DE with his wife and three children.

Tjark Bateman – Proprietor

Tjark Bateman joined Homewatch Concierge in April of 2014 after 25 years of customer service experience form his work in his family business, Boulevard Ford Lincoln in Lewes and Georgetown. Tjark was born and raised in Sussex County Delaware.

Tjark is also founding board member of Community Bank Delaware. He supports local and national groups like Rehoboth Beach Historical Society & Museum, Rehoboth Beach Art League, Children's Beach House, Joseph Jeffery Stein III Foundation, Wings of Hope, Jimmy V Foundation to state a few. Tjark is a past member of the Rehoboth Beach Planning and Zoning Board and the Delaware Environmental Appeals Board for the State of Delaware. He is lives in Rehoboth Beach with his wife and daughter.

Jonathan Barto – Director of Maintenance

Jonathan is a licensed General Contractor with over 20 years of experience in construction, roofing, and finish carpentry. Prior to joining Homewatch Concierge in 2013, Jonathan was a Project Manager for Tanglewood Conservatories, a global leader in residential design, fabrication, and installation of residential conservatories. Jonathan is the ultimate Clemson fan and lives in Georgetown, Delaware with his wife and three children.

Connie Collins – Director of Housekeeping

Connie Collins is a seasoned veteran in custodial services with a total of 25 years of housekeeping management experience in the hotel sector. Her attention to detail and adherence to industry best practices consistently earned her top rankings in Guest Satisfaction and Quality Assurance scores. She knows how best to motivate teams to get optimal results and exceed client expectations every time. Connie is a proud Sussex County native and enjoys spending as much time as possible with her two granddaughters.

Jennifer Buckley – Accounting

Jennifer Buckley has an accomplished background in the hotel industry spanning over 18 years of management with branded and independent properties. Fueled by a passion to deliver the highest quality service, she continues to be devoted to understanding evolving client needs. As a member of Hampton Inn's prestigious "Circle of Leadership," Jennifer helped formulate and execute new product standards and service initiatives that were rolled out to the brand system wide. Jennifer understands the importance of community relationships, and makes it a priority to encourage staff involvement in projects such as Habitat for Humanity, The Hospice Foundation, Toys for Tots, and various other local events. Jennifer resides in Georgetown, Delaware with her husband and three children.

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