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 .

Northpoint Commercial Hires New Director of Business Development

Tue Feb 14, 2017

148709281625956.jpgNorthpoint Commercial Finance has announced that Natalie Bouchard has joined the company as a director of business development in Canada.

Bouchard will join the efforts of the existing field sales team to provide enhanced regional coverage of existing customers and develop new business opportunities, according to a story by boatingindustry.com.

Based in Alberta, Bouchard will lead business development efforts in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. She brings more than 16 years of floor plan financing experience with companies such as TCF Commercial Finance, GE Commercial Distribution Finance and Transamerica.

“We are extremely pleased and excited about Natalie joining the Northpoint team,” Vice President Bob Eddy says. "We continue to experience significant growth, and having Natalie on our team and focused on business development in Western Canada, is a huge plus and very important to our continued success. Natalie’s knowledge, experience and energy will be a great fit, and we are elated to have her on board."