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 .
Fri Nov 18, 2016
ELKHART, Indiana - Drew Industries Incorporated has announced that it has named Brian Hall as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Hall has served as the company's interim CFO since Sept. 26, replacing David Smith.
"We are pleased that Brian has agreed to become our new CFO," Drew Industries CEO Jason Lippert says. "His several years of experience in the RV industry, combined with the leadership and technical skills he has demonstrated since joining our company and through this recent transition period, make him the ideal person to lead our financial team for the continued execution of our business strategies. Our executive management team and Board of Directors look forward to continuing to work with Brian in his new role."
Hall, 41, joined the company in March 2013, and has served as corporate controller since June 2013, and interim Chief Financial Officer since September 2016. Prior to joining the company, he spent more than 16 years in public accounting, most recently as a senior manager at Crowe Horwath LLP, where he worked with several public company clients in the RV industry. Hall is a graduate of Indiana University, with a bachelor's degree in Accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant.