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 .

LCI Expands RV Sales Team

Thu May 9, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155741476935257.pngLippert Components, Inc. has expanded its RV products sales team. LCI also announces the promotion of several team members to support RV industry coverage and improve customer support.

Mason Ogle and Andrew Mock have been elevated to the role of general sales leader, overseeing RV sales for the company. In their new roles, Ogle and Mock will work directly with the company’s RV sales teams to enhance relationships, better support day-to-day operational needs of LCI customers, and manage the introduction of new products to the market.

LCI team members Chris Scheetz, Ryan Vest, Troy Whetton, and Victor Ortiz now make up the company’s newly expanded group of sales directors. Scheetz and Vest will work under Mock’s leadership. Vest will support the furniture and mattress division, while Scheetz will support the Furrion product line, and the kitchen and bath divisions. Whetton and Ortiz, under Ogle’s leadership, will focus on body and chassis sales, respectively.

“This new expanded team structure is designed to set the stage for our future, while at the same time, making us a better partner for our customers today,” says LCI Chief Sales Officer Andy Murray. “Through this expanded sales leadership footprint, and the dedication and hard work of our entire sales team, we’re already seeing positive momentum that’s raising the bar on our customer support. Our sales teams represent an amazing blend of experience, talent, and passion for taking care of our customers, which at the core, is why we’re here.”

(Standing, L to R are Victor Ortiz, Mason Ogle, Andrew Mock, Troy Whetton. Seated, L to R: Ryan Vest, Chris Scheetz.)