2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Winegard Names New Elkhart OEM Account Manager

Tue Jan 16, 2018

151614119227311.jpgJames Witty has been hired as RV OEM account manager for Winegard Company in the Elkhart, Indiana area, according to a press release from the Burlington, Iowa, company. Witty brings 15 years of sales service to help Winegard enhance its level of service and consultative input with its OEM partners, amid considerable growth concerns in the industry.

“We are very excited to welcome James to the Winegard team,” says Winegard RV Business Manager Jennifer Hernandez. “With Winegard’s entrance into the exploding category of cellular and WiFi connectivity, we recognized the need to provide the highest level of service and individual attention to the customer base, necessitating the need for an additional professional sales representative.”

Witty most recently served as Brand Manager for The RV Factory’s Avion Sprinter Class B line and also worked for Nexus RV selling Class A, B and C units. Prior to that, he worked in the medical industry, selling both devices and pharmaceuticals.

Witty makes his home in Middlebury and enjoys playing tennis and coaching his kids youth sports teams.