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 .

Brown and Brown Acquires FNI Management

Tue Oct 9, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

Brown and Brown of Kentucky Inc., a subsidiary of Brown and Brown Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of FNI Management Group (FNI).
 
FNI has annual revenues of approximately $1.5 million. Howard Brinn and Mike Mitchell, principals with FNI, will become part of the Brown and Brown auto, RV and powersports practice, working with the Automotive Development Group team. The entire practice operates under the leadership of Mike Neal, president of Brown and Brown of Kentucky.
 
“Howard and Mike have a wealth of experience in the automotive dealership market in the greater Chicago area,” Neal said. “We believe that their F&I experience will further strengthen our Midwest presence when coupled with Joel Kansanback, Bill Kelly and the recently acquired Automotive Development Group team.”