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 Sep 15, 2017
ELKHART, Ind. - LCI Industries has announced the appointment of Virginia "Ginnie" Henkels to the company's Board of Directors, as an independent director. Henkels will serve on the Board's Audit and Compensation Committees.
Henkels, 49, was formerly Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Swift Transportation Company, a $4 billion publicly traded transportation services company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and operating one of the largest fleets of truckload equipment in North America. Prior to joining Swift Transportation Company in 2004, she held several finance and accounting positions with Honeywell International, Inc., a worldwide diversified technology and manufacturing leader, including as Worldwide Revenue Chain and Finance Six Sigma Leader and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Honeywell International's Industry Solutions division.
"We are delighted to welcome Ginnie to our Board," LCI Industries’ Board Chairman Jim Gero says. “Her strong professional background, leadership abilities and her many years of financial accounting experience in the manufacturing and transportation industries will be of significant value to LCI Industries and our stockholders."
Henkels earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1990 from the University of Arizona and a Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University in 1993.
Henkels joins directors James Gero, Jason Lippert, Fred Hegi, David Reed, Jack Lowe, Brendan Deely, Frank Crespo, Kieran O'Sullivan and Tracy Graham on the company's Board, each for a one-year term ending at the next annual election of directors.