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About The Owners

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Embracing Tranquility and Adventure: Dr. Bryan and Kristen Deptula's Journey to the Pocono Mountains

Dr. Bryan and Kristen Deptula, the owners,  found themselves pulled to the Pocono Mountains. Kristen spent her childhood in the Cascade Mountains in Washington State, and was drawn to the adventure and serenity of living in a lakeside resort community similar to her hometown.

Kristen worked as a Senior Level Public Relations at Starbucks Headquarters, and served as an Executive in Community Relations in the Chancellor’s office of a major university.

 

Experience, Passion, and Excellence Unite

The couple’s combined 20 years of professional hospitality experience, along with extensive travel to more than 26 countries and 40 states, helped inspire a desire to create a one-of-a-kind guesthouse that seamlessly blends a carefree guest experience that offers the ability to share the love of travel and experience with others.

Dr. Bryan and his wife purchased the historic beach Bed and Breakfast, Canalside Inn (2019).  Canalside Inn is the winner of Best of Delaware 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020. Canalside Inn is an upscale, pet friendly, Boutique Hotel and Inn located in Rehoboth Beach, DE.

Bryan & Kristen
The Deptula's

Kristen Deptula

Kristen worked as a Senior Level Public Relations at Starbucks Headquarters, and served as an Executive in Community Relations in the Chancellor’s office of a major university. 

Kristen is an amazing mother of two children,  She dedicates her time and energy to ensure that their every need is taken care of. She is patient, kind, and always puts the needs of her family first. Kristen is also a great role model for her children, teaching them values such as responsibility, honesty, and respect. Her nurturing nature helps create a loving home environment where everyone can feel safe and secure.

Dr. Bryan J. Deptula is an MBA, PhD and entrepreneur

Bryan coaches people to lead, be better, and live into their bests selves. He delivers high impact, interactive, and engaging workshops that guide people towards self-discover, self-leadership, and fulfilled lives. His goal is to improve the personal and professional outcomes, leading to wholeness, and better relationships.

Bryan’s TEDx Talk, ‘Leaders Are Born To Be Made’, gives practical wisdom about how to make leaders out of all people, and to coordinate and collaborate with others to get work done and create value.

Bryan Deptula

Award-Winning Researcher and Published Author in Prominent Journals

Dr. Deptula is an, award-winning researcher. Bryan has published 8 scholarly articles in leading journals, Leadership, Personality and Individual Differences, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and Journal of Accountability and Ethics.