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 Equipment Finance Division Change

Fri May 19, 2017

149520818280810.jpgSt. Petersburg, Florida - Priority One Financial Services, Inc., the recreational industry’s oldest and largest F&I outsourcing provider, has announced that Jason Edwards has moved into Priority One’s equipment finance division.

Edwards started at Priority One in 2011 as a business manager in the recreational retail department and recently joined the expanding equipment finance department. In his new role, he will be dedicated to helping both dealers and their customers with commercial finance and leasing needs.

Prior to Priority One, Edwards was a senior loan officer, responsible for loan applications, loan submissions and bank approvals.

“We are excited about Jason’s transition to our growing equipment finance division,” Priority One Vice President of Sales and Marketing Nicole Armstrong says. "Jason understands that partnerships with customers and teammates lead to loyalty and long lasting relationships, thus increasing revenue.”

When not at work, Edwards enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, Kaley Jo and Lane, and being on the water boating and offshore fishing.