Our Team

Cove Senior Leadership Team

Our goal is to create the finest RV and Manufactured Home Communities in the US and Canada. We bring our 20+ years of experience to every resort and community we own and acquire, infusing camaraderie and a village-like atmosphere. We’re committed to investing in properties, and by doing so, improving lives and the world around us.

David Napp, Chairman of the Board

Dave Napp is a 20+ year veteran of the Manufactured Home (“MH”) Community and RV Resort (“RV”) industry, and has been a Principal in more than 155 RV and MH communities in the United States and Canada with over 50,000 sites totaling more than $2.2 billion in value. Mr. Napp and Ms. Edwards co-founded two major companies in the MH and RV sector – Carefree Communities and Encore Communities where Napp served as CEO. Mr. Napp’s areas of expertise and focus included acquisitions, debt financing, strategic planning, investor and lender relations, community and site development, and home sales. He and Ms. Edwards were among the first investors to bring institutional equity capital to the MH and RV community sectors. Mr. Napp holds a JD from New York Law School and practiced law as an Associate with Thacher, Proffit & Wood in New York.

Colleen Edwards, Chief Executive Officer

Colleen Edwards, also a 20+ year veteran of the MH and RV Community industries, co-founded Encore Communities in 1996 and Carefree Communities in 2005 with Mr. Napp. As President of Carefree prior to its 2016 sale to Sun Communities for approximately $1.7B, Edwards worked with Napp to develop entity and community level strategic plans and oversaw Carefree’s leaders in Accounting and Finance, Property Operations, Marketing, Information Technology, Human Resource, and Risk Management. Early in her career, Edwards worked for a real estate holding company where she held financial management roles in mortgage, hospitality and corporate divisions. Edwards, a CPA, began her career as an auditor with Arthur Anderson after graduating with a BS degree in Accounting from Indiana University.