is Founder and President of Advanced Outdoor Solutions. She began her career as Chief Financial Officer for a large outdoor hospitality developer before launching AOS. She has managed and developed over 500 million dollars in real estate venues since starting AOS in 2014. She is a well known speaker and travels the US presenting to associations and industry groups. Kathleen’s passion for the outdoor hospitality knows no bounds and she works tirelessly to ensure all AOS clients are headed in the right direction.
J. Michael Hannon
Michael Hannon founded HANNON LAW GROUP in May of 2006 to expand the range of legal resources available to his clients. He is an experienced trial and appellate attorney, and a former federal prosecutor.
Mike is now actively engaging as legal counsel for AOS and their team. When management meets legal, Mike’s years of experience guides the team through the often confusing issues facing our parks. Federal law, land use issues, code language, and HR matters are just some of the areas where he lends a helping hand.
Rachel is the Director of Operations for Advanced Outdoor Solutions, working with clients to help identify various opportunities in order to maximize growth potential and revenue. She believes that being able to identify specified target markets, gaps in process and new opportunities, as well as utilizing cutting edge technology, is a recipe for success. She has vast experience in both outdoor hospitality and with the indoor Marriott Brand.
Rachel’s passion for the RV Industry can be traced back to Castaway’s RV Resort in Ocean City, MD, where she spent significant time working on Business Development and Marketing alongside Kathleen Walsh. Their partnership created a multi million dollar revenue stream which generated national attention, became the first 10/10/10 rated park in Maryland, and was sold at a substantial profit to a US based REIT. Rachel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management Systems from the University of Pittsburgh, and Master’s Degree in Marketing Systems from The Florida Institute of Technology. She is a certified Event Planner, certified in CRM Implementation, and is a recognized community service member.
Caleb is our social media and video specialist. Caleb also holds the official FAA Drone Certification and creates all of our drone video. He is a skilled photoshop operator and edits many of the great photos you see on our property sites.
Jim is our Director of Marketing and leads our team of experts. Jim is an SEO and Keywords master, Google Adwords certified, and runs our entire digital and print marketing department.
Adam is our WordPress website creator. Adam is highly skilled in all things WordPress and all our sites are built by Adam in conjunction with our marketing team.
Anthony serves as overall software and technology support. Anthony works with our marketing team to ensure their OTA channels are up to date, have great photos, and their presence is a professional one. He also works with our clients under construction to work their chat channels and take bookings while under construction.
Christina is our AP bookkeeper. She automates the payments of all properties AP and sets up vendor, contractor, and operations payments. She is often the pleasant voice you hear when you call our Florida office.
Kristy Schmitt and her HR team serve as the HR department at AOS. She is also our Zoho Administrator lead at AOS. She assists all AOS clients with tickets for accounting, facilities, office, and software support. All HR on-boarding and HR related items are run by her desk. She is our Zoho master and keeps all properties running smoothly on this platform.
Chris is based in Florida and leads our revenue management department. Chris is well versed in revenue management having started his career in Indoor Hospitality as a revenue manager for Marriott. We are thrilled he came into the great outdoors as part of the AOS team.
Bob is one of the original team members at AOS.
After a storied career on Capital Hill, he moved to the Department of Interior where he worked with the Bureau of Land Management.
After leaving government, he joined AOS and has been a vital part of the team.
Code Compliance and Land Use are just two of his specialities. His years in government has given him the experience to guide our clients through the toughest issues.
He leads our team when it comes to research on our Marketing and Feasibility studies. His attention to detail, research capabilities, and superb writing style affords out clients “Best in Class” services.
Bob’s unique governmental work with the oil and gas industries is a powerful tool in assisting clients in these niche workforce areas. Making contacts, networking, and knowing the whose/whose of oil and gas, help him to know when and where jobs are opening and how to contact these industries to get their workers in our parks.
is one of our regional managers here at AOS. He has worked in hospitality with a focus on food and beverage for most of his career. Todd is a Navy vet and spent years on a Navy destroyer. Todd’s years of experience shows in the way he assists and guides his GM’s and his calm demeanor when handling issues. He is an important part of the AOS team.
has been a top performer in outdoor hospitality operations for over 10 years. She has managed large and small offices and is very familiar with the needs of both transient and long term properties. As the AOS Corporate Trainer, she provides our clients with advanced practices in customer service, front office operations, and reservation software.
Ike has over 10 years of experience working as a Professional Accountant. He is a member of the ACCA and has helped organizations perform budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis to ensure profitability targets are met at minimum costs. Over the years have provided a wide variety of accounting services from full charge bookkeeping, payroll management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, auditing and business tax return preparation. Ike works with all AOS on all properties Night Audits and Revenue Postings. He is a very important part of the AOS team.
Mikayla is a Social Media Content Guru. She comes with many years of experience creating engaging, results driven content. With knowledge in all social media platforms she is able to determine which are best for our clients and creative ways to stay ahead of trends.
When it comes to experience, few have more than Kerry.
Having worked with Kathleen and the team at several luxury resorts in Maryland and Delaware, Kerry moved south to run one of the highest of high end parks in the nation. She worked tirelessly to make their discriminating clients happy and welcomed in SW Florida.
Recently, she was welcomed back into the corporate fold and now serves as Regional Manager for many of our parks. You will find her calm, courteous, driven, and she knows the Outdoor Industry like few in the space.