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 .

Priority One Announces Tom Newell as Equipment Finance Member

Tue Apr 18, 2017

149253177997350.jpgSt. Petersburg, Florida - Priority One Financial Services, Inc., the recreational industry’s oldest and largest F&I outsourcing provider, has announced that Tom Newell has moved into Priority One’s equipment finance division.

Newell is no stranger to Priority One as he has served in several positions throughout his career at Priority One. Previously at Priority One, Newell was a finance manager where he assisted dealers move additional units by securing recreational loans. More recently, he was responsible for bringing new recreational dealer partners aboard. In his new role, Newell will be dedicated to helping both dealers and their customers with commercial finance and leasing needs.

“We are excited about Tom’s transition to the equipment finance division," Vice President of Sales and Marketing Nicole Armstrong says. "He has been a loyal and dedicated employee with Priority One for many years, and he is an excellent addition to this growing division.”

In his free time, Newell likes to spend time with his two children, boat racing, camping, flying and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes.