2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying 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.

Coachmen RV Hires New West Coast Sales Manager

Mon Jun 3, 2019

155957635659232.jpgCoachmen RV has hired Jim Elliott as its West Coast regional sales manager for the Class A division. He will oversee the Pursuit, Mirada and SportsCoach brands.

Elliott has more than 20 years of experience in the RV industry, working primarily on the retail side of the business. He is a graduate of the University of Washington.

“We are excited to welcome Jim aboard our team,” Michael Kaiser, general manager of Forest River, Coachmen’s parent company, says. “His knowledge and experience will help us grow Coachmen Class As on the West Coast.”