Ocean Canyon Properties Appoints Mr. Ben Carr as Vice President of Operations

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Mr. Carr brings over 30 years of resort management experience to Ocean Canyon Properties

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Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP), a privately owned membership camping resort company, is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Ben Carr as Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Carr brings over 30 years of resort management experience to the company, and began his career in the industry working with Thousand Trails, Inc. During this time with the company, he would work on rejuvenating underperforming resorts in Texas and on the east coast. Eventually, he was promoted to Director of Southeastern Operations and responsible for eleven properties in the resort system. He moved to Michigan in the early 1990’s and was President and CEO of Richfield Lakes, a resort development company. Mr. Carr then purchased an RV park in northern Michigan, transforming it to the highest rated private campground in northern Michigan. He was a member of the founding Board of Regents for the ARVC School of RV Park and Campground Management. During his time as an active board member of the Michigan Association of RV Park and Campgrounds, he was instrumental in instituting fair-competition legislation within the state and in working with other resort owners to develop the resort industry in Michigan.

Mike Pournoury, President of Ocean Canyon Properties said, “We are excited about Ben rejoining our management team. In addition to being intimately familiar with our resort operations, he brings a wealth of knowledge and management expertise that will improve our resort operations and enhance the quality of our member’s vacation experiences”

Mr. Carr originally joined Ocean Canyon in 2008 as as a part of the company’s senior management team. He left in 2012 to work with another developer, but rejoined Ocean Canyon in January 2015. He is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Mr. Carr states, “I am pleased to be rejoining Ocean Canyon Properties and am looking forward to working with our corporate and resort management teams as we continue building the finest resort system in the industry. Our operational focus will be on creating great OCP experiences for the members and guests who visit our resorts; continuing with resort-level improvements to infrastructure, buildings, and amenities, as well as working with our company owners as they plan ahead for further expansion to the already robust OCP system.”

About Ocean Canyon Properties

Ocean Canyon Properties is a growing system of privately owned, membership resorts that offer spacious RV campsites, comfortable vacation cabins, cottages and condos along with a wide variety of private resort amenities. With beautiful resort locations situated throughout the southern United States, OCP resorts provide the safe, secure and enjoyable recreational experience that so many families seek.

The Ocean Canyon Properties senior management has been directly involved in the membership camping resort industry on a national platform for over 30 years. This experience, combined with the rigorous standards of operation at both the resort and corporate levels ensure that the company operates securely, responsibly and continually provides the highest levels of service to its members, their guests and employees. Ocean Canyon is active in supporting community organizations that help children and families in the Southeast. You can find out more at their website at http://www.oceancanyon.com.

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LauraLee Graffman
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