Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) has named Brian Elsmore as its new director of information technology (IT) operations.
Elsmore will set the vision for the network administration team and the systems that support KOA’s corporate operations and properties, the company said in a press release.
“Brian’s work will be critical to KOA’s daily operations,” said Andy Metroka, chief information officer for Kampgrounds of America, Inc. “He’ll not only oversee the day-to-day work of our network operations team but will be tasked with championing the networks and systems that enhance mission-critical operations of our business.”
Though born in the United Kingdom, Elsmore has been in the United States for 25 years.
KOA’s newest team member brings experience in various areas of IT such as hardware, networking, programming, and project management. He has also worked in many industries including software engineering, manufacturing, banking, and insurance.
Before joining KOA, Elsmore most recently held a system engineering role that took him around the world.
As the new director of IT operations, he will perform duties that involve handling the security and maintenance, enterprise security, risk management, architecture, design, and implementation of KOA’s corporate networks and servers.
About Kampgrounds of America
Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA), currently celebrating its 60th year of operations, is the definitive leader in outdoor hospitality. United under the mission of “connecting people to the outdoors and each other,” the company consists of two unique brands: KOA and Terramor Outdoor Resorts.
KOA, the world’s largest system of privately owned, open to the public campgrounds, consists of more than franchised and owned campgrounds. With unrivaled brand visibility, KOA offers campground owners and operators unparalleled support in campground education, design, recruitment, marketing and technology.
Terramor Outdoor Resorts, a glamping venture, opened its first flagship property in Bar Harbor, Maine in 2020. Translated to “Love of Land,” the brand focuses on delivering a refined and upscale outdoor experience. For more information, visit KOA.com.