USA Camping Company has grown rapidly since our inception largely due to our team of outstanding professionals. Everyone here at USA Camping Company has been hand-selected based on their past experiences and future vision. We are here to ensure the highest satisfaction for our guests and investors alike.
Co-founder & CEO
Danny had the good fortune to grow up in a military family, which allowed him to live abroad and travel extensively. No matter where Danny was, the peace and wonder of the outdoors made it feel like home.
Today, Danny treasures the fact he has been able to experience the deserts of the southwest, the forest of the Northwest, the mountains of Colorado and Central Europe, the beaches of Italy, Greece, & Spain, the east coast, west coast, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of California, Andaman Sea and hundreds of places in between.
Danny has lived in 10 states, two countries, and visited more than 20 countries and 100’s of cities. Drawing upon these experiences and combining them with his passion for travel and the outdoors, he, along with his wife Anita, created the USA Camping Company.
As a serial entrepreneur, and with more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, investments, and finance to supplement his lifetime of being a traveler, Danny is well suited to lead USA Camping Co into being a best in class nature immersion destination owner and operator.
Co-Founder & Chairwoman
Anita grew up in the rolling hills, forests, and farms of eastern Europe. Anita’s passion for the outdoors stems from running in the fields, playing in the forest, and swimming in the rivers.
Anita speaks several languages and has traveled extensively with more than 20 countries thus far. Promoting healthy and active lifestyles has been the majority of Anita’s life work. For the past 15 years, Anita designed and managed active adult fitness programs for arguably the most exclusive senior care facilities in the county. With a slew of fitness and training accreditations and with degrees in economics and finance, Anita is the ideal chairman for USA Camping Company.
Property Operations Manager
Karen Cottom was the previous owner of the Water’s Edge RV & Cabin Resort and has managed the property on USA Camping Co’s behalf since we acquired the property in April 2020. As the owner and manager for 14 years, she grew the business from a 62-site campground to an operation with 98 RV sites, 10 rentals, and a 101 RV and Boat Storage facility.
Prior to owning Water’s Edge, Karen was very successful as a Marketing Analyst for Business Development for Halliburton, wherein she managed multiple markets. Travel is in Karens blood, she grew up as a military brat with stints in Turkey and Germany. In 2003 Karen moved to Luanda, Angola with her husband and lived there for 3 years. She enjoyed the many travel opportunities provided for her and always looked forward to seeing new places and meeting new people. Karen and her husband have been RV’ers for a long time. She enjoys working with people and understands what is required to deliver a First Class RV Experience to guests.
William Camenson is a Colorado Native with a passion for the outdoors. Growing up in Colorado he enjoys skiing, hiking, traveling and camping. In addition to traveling the United States, William has been fortunate enough to take several trips around the world, one of which included a 45 day camping trip through 5 different European countries. William has a business degree from Colorado State University in Finance, an MBA from the University of Colorado and over 7 years of experience in commercial real estate, investments and finance.
Marketing & Market Research Manager
Scott is a Colorado native born with a passion for outdoor recreation. Forged in the mountains above Boulder, CO, Scott’s childhood primed him to see nature as a source of freedom, adventure, and relaxation, as well as something that everyone should experience. He has led extended camping and RV trips across the country, exploring many of the states’ most beautiful areas. Some of his trips include a 4,000-mile road trip up the western coast of the United States as well as multiple excursions up and down the east coast with stops in most of the states in between. Scott has a degree in advertising and journalism, has been to over 22 countries, 38 states, 17 National Parks, and is a self-proclaimed “expert camper.”
Before USA Camping Co, Scott spent over six years working in marketing and advertising agencies specializing in outdoor recreation clients. He comes to us with innovative thinking and fresh ideas primed to get more people outside to experience all the outdoors has to offer.
Alina, is the driving force of USA Camping Company, as a Colorado native, being in nature is in her blood. In her first 4 years of life, she has visited the beaches of Florida and S. California, the hills and farms of S. Eastern Europe, the deserts of the southwest, and the mountains of Colorado.
Outside of strawberries and watermelon, nothing excites Alina more than jumping in muddy puddles, splashing in the water, getting to run in the open space, seeing butterflies, climbing on rocks, and hiding behind trees. Alina is the perfect reminder of why we put our energy into creating places where families can immerse themselves in nature: hear the sounds, breathe the air, and see the stars.