Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Outdoor Hospitality Group
Formerly Executive Vice President for a nationally recognized RV Resort group, in 2003 Randy formed Horizon RV Resorts, a management/consulting /development firm serving the outdoor hospitality industry. Randy has been involved in the industry for 18 years, managing multi-property operations in CA, AZ, TX, NV, FL, CO, NC, NY, UT and WA. From 2003 to 2006 Randy served as Vice President on the Board of Directors for CalARVC, where he chaired the Public Relations/Communications committee and was a Director on the CTPA Services Board. Randy returned to the CalARVC Board in 2012, and also served on the AZ ARVC Board of Directors from 2006 to 2008.
Rapid but responsible growth, fueled by the need for Horizon RV Resorts’ unique services, has resulted in a managed portfolio of more than 2,300 RV and Park Model sites and Motel units in 7 states, with a portfolio value in excess of $119M. Randy enjoys a respectful relationship with leading tour, travel and hospitality industry groups, as well as state organizations and capital partners. In working with multiple vendors and investors over many years, Randy has assembled a team of the industry’s top performers and can target the ideal solution for your unique requirements.
President, Horizon RV Resorts
Chief Operating Officer, 1 Horizon Brokerage Services, Inc.
A graduate from the University of Colorado with a degree in Business Management, Scott entered the RV industry in 2004 to intersect his passion for business with the outdoors. Rising through the ranks to become General Manager at one of Colorado’s premier resorts while mastering The Horizon System’s management techniques, Scott joined the Horizon RV Resorts executive team in 2011, bringing with him the latest in business management practices fused with real-world experiences in the industry. All told, Scott has ten years of consecutive experience working with Horizon RV Resorts.
In his current role, Scott oversees the day-to-day operations of all managed properties, encompassing over 1600 RV sites and a portfolio value of $50M+. In conjunction, Scott is intimately involved with financial analysis, tracking the performance of the portfolio and reporting operating results via a proprietary web-based infrastructure of his design. This level of efficiency allows for dramatically increased accountability across all levels of operations, providing Horizon staff, as well as our clients, the ability to easily access relevant data and materials.
Scott has successfully managed capital improvement projects for multiple resorts, including new site planning and installation and general resort upgrades. With a keen focus on identifying additional revenue opportunities, he works with clients to map out strategies for a greatly enhanced bottom line performance. Experienced in virtually all levels of resort management, Scott has the operational insight to lead RV resorts to the next level of success.
President and Broker, 1 Horizon Brokerage Services, Inc.
Richard obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at U.C. Santa Barbara and his law degree from U.C. Davis. He has represented individuals and businesses throughout his career; always with an eye towards profit maximization and risk management. An accomplished negotiator and problem solver, Richard has been a licensed California broker for 10 years and a practicing attorney for more than 20. Richard is adept at helping principals navigate the contractual obligations arising from real property transactions of all kinds and ensuring that our clients are informed and protected. As the corporation’s designated broker, Richard conducts all licensed activities by 1 Horizon Brokerage Services, Inc.
California Bureau of Real Estate Corporate License No. 01934677
Partner, Horizon RV Resort Development
David Simms is the former President of Leisure Concepts Management, an RV resort development and RV Park Management company. In his 14 years of experience in the RV resort industry, David has been instrumental in the evaluation and acquisition of 8 RV Resort properties and has evaluated the feasibility of close to 100 properties. In addition to acquisitions, David’s core duties have included operational management and oversight of sales and marketing. David’s projects included Havasu RV Resort (AZ), Ocala Sun RV Resort (FL), Galveston Bay RV Resort (TX) and Palm Lake RV Resort (AL). Havasu RV Resort has the highest Woodall’s rating (5W) and was one of the Trailer Life’s “Best Parks” in 2010, ranking among the top 300 RV resorts in the United States. Prior to entering the RV resort industry, David had a 20+ year career as a financial executive in the retail industry, gaining experience while working for Target, Inc. and subsequently performing turnaround work for Ames Department Stores and Kmart Corporation. David has a BA in Economics from Grove City College in Pennsylvania and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic in Troy, New York. David grew up in the marina business in coastal Massachusetts
Partner, Horizon RV Resort Development
Tony was the President of Tony Caputo Builders, Inc. and the original developer of Havasu RV Resort, an upscale 169 unit project in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The resort was purchased in 2005 by Leisure Concepts Management (LCM) and Tony was subsequently hired to provide the design, engineering and development of Phases II and III which added another 229 sites to the project along with a 10,000 square foot clubhouse, swimming pool and recreation area.
Tony was also retained by LCM to provide design and construction oversight of expansion and renovation projects for Galveston Bay RV Resort and Ocala Sun RV Resort in 2007 and 2008. Prior to his involvement in RV resorts, Tony built approximately 250 homes in Lake Havasu City, Arizona from 1994 to 2004. Prior to 1994, Tony had an extensive career in the electrical engineering and construction industry in California. He was the founder and owner of Calectric Co., Inc., a full service electrical contracting and engineering company, with annual sales of $10 million. Tony has also acted as a consultant for Electrend, Inc., heading up the engineering team that designed and engineered the Citi Corp Plaza in Los Angeles. Tony attended Pasadena City College and studied Electrical Theory, Code, and Engineering & Design. Tony grew up in the Los Angeles area, is a long-time RV enthusiast (he owns a Class A Motor Coach) and continues to be involved in land investment and development projects.