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 .

Jayco Adds Two New Key Employees

Fri Jun 30, 2017

149883226580401.jpgMiddlebury, Indiana – Jayco has announced the addition of two key employees.

Renée Jones has joined Matt Thompson and the Jayco management team as Director of Corporate Marketing. In this role, Jones is leading the marketing efforts and event teams for all Jayco divisions inclusive of Jayco, Entegra Coach, Starcraft RV and Highland Ridge RV. Jones brings with her more than 12 years of marketing, sales and product development experience from various consumer goods manufacturers including Mars, Inc., Spectrum Brands and Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. She also has extensive Jayco experience having led the Jayco and Entegra Coach account teams for LoSasso Integrated Marketing and served as Jayco’s Senior Account Manager for Huebner Peterson prior to that.

Donna Reese has joined Marc Hauser and his towable sales team after spending more than 20 years in the RV industry in various capacities, most recently as a sales coordinator at Grand Design RV in Middlebury, Indiana. Reese’s new role as Sales Management Assistant will include responsibilities at all three towable divisions of Jayco including Highland Ridge RV, Starcraft RV and Jayco.

“We are extremely pleased to be able to add such high-caliber professionals to our team,” Jayco Chief Operating Officer Matt Thompson says. "Both Renee and Donna are very talented individuals who bring an abundance of knowledge in their areas of expertise, and we welcome them both to our Jayco Family.”