About us

Founded by Kathleen Walsh, a 20-year veteran of the Outdoor Hospitality Industry, Advanced Outdoor Solutions takes parks management to the next level with the forward-thinking practices employed in the luxury hotel industry.
Advanced Outdoor Solutions' founding member, Kathleen Walsh, in an office setting.
Advanced Outdoor Solutions

Our services

Targeted marketing, guest services, revenue management, and staffing are just a few of the services provided under our full third-party management.
Targeted marketing
Revenue management
...and much more!
Guest services

Turning dreams into destinations

AOS knows what it takes to design and build a park that offers a superb guest experience.
Our land planning arm of the company assists clients in, "Turning Dreams into Destinations." AOS parks offer appointed sites and amenities for owners and investors entering or expanding into Outdoor Hospitality.
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An aerial perspective of a resort swimming pool and covered seating area/bar.

We operate in 22 states

Our team

Advanced Outdoor Solutions' founding member, Kathleen Walsh.

Kathleen Walsh

Founder | CEO
Kathleen Walsh is an experienced leader in the Outdoor Hospitality Industry and the Founder and CEO of Advanced Outdoor Solutions. She began her career as Chief Financial Officer for a large outdoor hospitality developer and quickly emerged as a ground breaker for bringing technology to the industry. She has managed and developed over 500 million dollars in real estate venues since starting AOS in 2014.

With a passion for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry, she keeps an ever-vigilant ear to the ground, assuring her position as a nationwide leader on what it takes to succeed in the contemporary camping market. Kathleen is a well-known and sought-after speaker on topics such as Resort Campground Planning, Revenue Maximization, and Park Management.
Rachel Godbout

Rachel Godbout

Chief Operating Officer
As COO for Advanced Outdoor Solutions, Rachel Godbout’s role is to lead all internal teams and work directly with our clients to ensure their investments are managed with expertise. Through her vast experience in Hospitality, she can identify opportunities to maximize growth potential and revenue to implement advanced business strategies and practices. One significant area of focus for Rachel is finding ways to utilize cutting-edge technology to enhance the guest experience and control operational costs.

Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in Marketing Systems from The Florida Institute of Technology. She is a certified Event Planner, certified in CRM Implementation, a recognized community service member, and a national speaker for National RV Industry events.

J. Michael Hannon

Legal Counsel
An experienced trial and appellate attorney and a former federal prosecutor,

Michael Hannon began his legal career as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. In 2006 he founded Hannon Law Group in Washington DC.

Michael actively engages as legal counsel for AOS and their team. He leverages his years of experience to guide AOS team members and clients through the complex issues facing park acquisition, expansion, and management. Federal law, land use issues, code language, and HR matters are just some of the areas where his expertise prove invaluable.