Our Staff

Our family has a long history of summers on the lake and we are excited to share our favorite getaway spot with you! All of us have extensive experience with boats, WaveRunners, and, of course we understand the ways of Lake Keowee. We are committed to making sure your experience on the lake is fun, safe, and a memory you will treasure.


Mike Grandis

Mike Grandis is the owner and creator of Lake Keowee Boat Rentals.  Mike has a long history of building strong relationships with his customers that last years.  When he is not working he enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife Joanne and dog Pepper.


Tyler Grandis

Tyler Grandis
 is the General Manager of Lake Keowee Boat Rentals.  Tyler works tirelessly to ensure that we meet our customer's needs.  When he isn't helping customers to get out on the water, he enjoys spending time on the lake with his dog Atlas and playing video games.  An avid snowboarder, Tyler is the youngest child of Mike.


Rachel Rodriguez

Rachel Rodriguez is the oldest child of Mike, and teaches Spanish to early college students in Asheville, North Carolina.  Rachel loves Lake Keowee and helping customers pick the boat of their dreams.  Rachel lives with her husband and two dogs, Oso and Tiburón.


Jamal Elakrah

Jamal Elakrah serves as the Webmaster for lakekeoweeboatrentals.com and our social media.  Jamal has a passion for customer service and outreach.  Jamal enjoys singing, cooking and playing with his puppy Atlas.


Atlas - Dockhand