2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

New CEO at Patrick Industries in 2020: Andy Nemeth

Mon Nov 18, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

157409637088546.jpgPatrick Industries today announced that Andy Nemeth will succeed Todd M. Cleveland as Chief Executive Officer effective Jan. 1, 2020, in accordance the company’s executive succession plan.

Nemeth will continue in his role as president and director of the company. Cleveland will become executive chairman and will continue to lead the board of directors while working closely with Nemeth and the senior leadership team.

Patrick Industries is a major manufacturer and distributor of component products and building products for the RV, marine, manufactured, and residential housing industries and other industrial markets throughout the United States and Canada.

“The company has continued to evolve in its depth, breadth, complexity as it has grown in alignment with our strategic plan, and Andy has provided exceptional strategic, organizational, operational, and financial leadership during this time and through his 23-year tenure with Patrick,” Cleveland said. “He has a proven track record of accomplishment, leadership credibility, and vision within our organization and the industries in which we operate… .”

Prior to assuming the position of president in 2016, Nemeth was executive vice president of finance, secretary-treasurer, and chief financial officer from 2004 to 2015, vice president of finance, chief financial officer, and secretary-treasurer from 2003 to 2004, and secretary-treasurer chief financial officer from 2002 to 2003. Nemeth joined the company in 1996.