Let’s work together for Michigan innkeepers and for you

Becoming a Preferred Vendor or Interim Innkeeper member of the Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association is a great way to connect with B&B owners and aspiring innkeepers who buy or will buy products and services like yours.


Business Partners

Fremont pure michigan since 1876

Fremont Insurance Co.

We provide a unique package of insurance coverages on a commercial policy tailored to the B&B business operator. Fremont Insurance Company has many years of experience with this special program, with the highest-rated claim service by independent agents, and insures more B&Bs than any other insurer in Michigan.
Skip Massucci, CPCU, Senior Vice President – Underwriting & Product Management
933 East Main Street, Fremont MI 49412
231-924-8361 | E-Mail | Website 


Inn Broker Inc. (Bob Fuehr)
MBBA Affiliate Member #1, Bob Fuehr, the Inn Broker since 1990, has participated in the sale of over 40 Michigan inns totaling over $30 Million in value!
11368 E. Indian Lake Drive, Vicksburg MI 49097-9101
| 800-926-4667 | E-Mail | Website


The Insurance Shop
(Nikki Skrocki)
824 Water St, East Jordan MI 49727
231-536-3331 | 800-350-6095 | E-MailWebsite


Lady Americana logoLady Americana Midwest-quality mattresses
(Tim Westrate)

995 36th Street S.E, Grand Rapids MI 49508
616-245-8943 | E-Mail


With proven business management solutions, integrated payment processing, world-class support and direct connectivity with channels like Booking.com, Expedia and TripAdvisor, our fast, professional and comprehensive platform will unify and automate every part of your business to make it more profitable and productive.
Richard Aday
PO Box 95438
Seattle WA 98145
877-736-4195  |  E-Mail  |  Website


(Combining 15 year’s innkeeping experience with a firm grasp of Michigan’s real estate market.)
Gregg Smith
PO Box 2717 | 2987 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas MI 49406
269-857-4910269-455-8095 (Cell) | E-Mail | Website


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A top rated independent insurance agency in Grand Rapids, MI for over 40 years. We have built our reputation by assessing our clients’ insurance needs and matching them with the proper coverages.
Tony Pieh
6143 28th St SE Ste A2, Grand Rapids MI 49546
616-957-1710 | E-Mail | http://www.thornappleinsurance.com/


Interim Innkeepers (Innsitters)

Auberle Innsitters
Marilyn and Bob Auberle
4850 Bates DR
Warren MI 48092
| E-Mail
When you need some well-deserved time off, or in an emergency situation, please contact us. We have over seven years’ innsitting experience:  The House on the Hill, The Kalamazoo House, Wind in the Pines, The Bricktown Inn, Chelsea House Victorian Inn and Queen’s Residence. We are members of Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association as well as being Quality Assurance reviewers. Our experience and enthusiasm ensure that your guests and your business are in good hands. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

Kimberly Henkel
3193 White St
Lambertville MI 48144
313-300-3918 |  E-Mail
“For peace of mind while you’re away…
Graduate of the Michigan B&B Association Innsitting course, experienced and detail-oriented, your guests and your Inn will be in good hands with this Innsitter at the helm! Flexible and reliable, I am currently accepting short-term assignments–call or email for references and rate information.

While You Were Out
Susan Jamrog
837 Cordele Ave
Port Charlotte FL 33948
941-625-6039 |  E-Mail
My objective as an interim innkeeper is to provide peace of mind for owners by successfully running their bed and breakfast or inn to their standards in their absence and/or to provide extra support to their team on a temporary basis. Training includes ServSafe National Food Service Certification, February 2014; PAII Conference, January 2014; Internships: July 2013 at St. Francis Inn, St. Augustine FL, and May 2013 at Horse & Chaise Inn, Venice FL; Inn Sitting Training, Taos NM, May 2013; Entrepreneurial Academy, Punta Gorda, FL, Fall 2013; and Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar, New Castle ME, June 2012. CPR and First-Aid Certified. Currently preparing to retire as on-site director of Pumpin Patch Laboratory Preschool at Charlotte Technical Center since 1993.

Showcase your business

Benefits of Preferred Vendor Membership

The Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association offers exclusive opportunities for businesses to showcase their products and services to member innkeepers. More than 80-member inns rely on MBBA for input and recommendations on services and products that can help their businesses operate more efficiently and profitably.  Join today to gain their attention and their trust.

In return for your annual dues of $395, enjoy these marketing benefits:

    • Contact information, company information, logo and link from MBBA website;
    • Introduction to members in MBBA News Briefs;
    • ​Complimentary member-wide, dedicated electronic introductory promotion​ (purchasable once annually thereafter at $75);
    • Up to four complimentary ads or promotional stories annually in the twice-monthly MBBA News Briefs; and
    • Exhibitor discount at annual conference of $75.
Click here to apply and pay for Preferred Vendor membership.


Benefits of Interim Innkeeper Membership

The Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association offers “Innsitters” the opportunity to showcase their services to member innkeepers. How else would they find you? More than 80-member inns rely on MBBA for input and recommendations on Innsitter services to help ease them through an emergency or a vacation that takes them away from their businesses. Join today to gain their attention and their trust at the unbelievably-low annual dues rate of just $50.

Click here to apply and pay for Interim Innkeeper membership.