RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

AGWS Hires New AVP of Sales for Central Atlantic States

Tue Nov 15, 2016

WARRENVILLE, Illinois - American Guardian Warranty Services, Inc. has announced a new member of its sales team in the central Atlantic states.

Zachary Hughes becomes the newest part of American Guardian’s field team as AVP of Sales for the Central Atlantic States. His area includes Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia. He also will be involved with AGWSU, American Guardian’s home office and training school and also training at individual dealerships.

“We’ve had the opportunity to work with Zach in the past and have found him to be a great resource to the dealer and a great partner for American Guardian," Senior Vice President Jon Anderson says. "We are excited about the opportunity of Zach and AGWS working together.”

Hughes comes to American Guardian with extensive experience in the retail automotive business, and most recently with Capital Automotive. He possesses a great sense of what challenges affect a business owner and a great ability to help the dealership grow profitability, according to a press release.