Campus Advisory Services

Simplifying the modern marketplace

What can CAS do for your institution?

We discover opportunities and offer uniquely tailored solutions to create efficiency and increase the profitability of your operation.

Meet the Team

Why Campus Advisory Services?

We have a combined 65 years of experience in campus retail, auxiliary services and general merchandising.  Our broad range of expertise allows us to help clients with both strategic insights as well as tactical and operational recommendations to optimize their business in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

List of Clients




Mark Palmore

Mark Palmore brings 38 years of higher education experience to his role as Managing Director of Campus Advisory Services. Mark has held leadership roles in sales at some of the top course materials companies in the industry.

As a strategic thinker and expert in higher education retail, Mark is able to delve into a client’s background and analyze past performance to identify innovative and cost effective solutions. As the leader of Campus Advisory Services, Mark’s mission is to listen to and understand what campus administrators want from their auxiliary services and provide them with the vision and strategies to exceed expectations.

Denise Walsh

Denise Walsh brings more than 30 years of specialty store and collegiate market retail experience to her role as the Strategic Campus Advisor at Campus Advisory Services.

She is skilled in both high-level strategy and deep tactical and operational insights for business optimizations. Denise has held many leadership positions at major retail companies where she gained valuable expertise in what it takes to strategically manage and grow a retail business.  As a key partner at Campus Advisory Services, Denise offers retail consulting services, strategy, tactical development and execution plans to effectively support and coach her clients through best practices for retail success.

Curious what CAS can do for you? Contact us!