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KOA Names New Assistant VP of Campground Design Services

Doug Mulvaney has been named Kampgrounds of America, Inc.’s (KOA) new assistant vice president of campground design services. In his new role, Mulvaney will continue to advance KOA’s industry-leading campground design program.

Since joining KOA in 2008, Mulvaney has helped hundreds of independent campground owners elevate their investment with thoughtful and innovative design. 

Doug Mulvaney, Kampgrounds of America's (KOA) assistant vice president of campground design services
Photo courtesy of Kampgrounds of America

In his new role, Mulvaney will lead a team of design experts that will expand KOA’s ability to bring a modern, forward-thinking experience to campgrounds across the U.S. and Canada, the company said in a press release.

“Since joining KOA almost 15 years ago, Doug has been the leading force in shaping and innovating campground design,” said Ann Emerson, chief operating officer of Kampgrounds of America, KOA System

“In expanding his role, we’re investing not just in the future of KOA as an outdoor hospitality leader, but also in the future of countless KOA owners and guests,” Emerson added.

In addition to overseeing all campground design, Mulvaney will also develop training and educational resources to aid KOA franchisees in further developing their campground locations.

KOA’s design services are a unique offering that provides franchise owners free access to a team of design experts who can help make improvements to campgrounds. Through this service, campground owners improve can improve their business, attract more guests, and ultimately increase profits.

A long-time Billings resident, Mulvaney obtained a degree in business and marketing management from Montana State University Billings.

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 over 525 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.

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April 8, 2024 9:53 am

Isn’t it exciting to see Doug Mulvaney leading KOA’s campground design expansion? His expertise promises a game-changer! Can’t wait to witness the transformation of campground experiences and businesses!

April 23, 2024 4:27 am
Reply to  AdrianBolt

It’s fantastic that we get to see Doug Mulvaney step up and lead the way in evolving campground design! It’ll be so cool to see how his skills and vision elevate the whole camping experience. Can’t wait to check out the transformations he brings!

Lisa Adams
Lisa Adams
April 23, 2024 8:38 pm

KOA fans! How awesome is it that Doug Mulvaney is bringing his cool ideas to spruce up KOA campgrounds? Get ready for some top-notch camping experiences, ’cause things are about to get even better at KOA sites near you!


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