2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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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.

Cummins Appoints Ondre Rocky Mountain Region President

Thu Jun 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

156043883880335.jpgCummins Inc. announces Brian Ondre is the new President, Rocky Mountain Region for Cummins Sales and Service North America. This region, located across the U.S. in New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Idaho, serves customers in a wide variety of applications including, agriculture, construction, oil and gas, fire and emergency, recreational vehicles, on highway and transit, defense, rail and power generation. In addition, Cummins Rocky Mountain oversees a range of operations in Northern Mexico in support of remote mining activities in the Sierra Madre region. The Rocky Mountain region has approximately 1,000 employees in the U.S. and Mexico. 

Jenny Bush, Cummins Sales and Service North America Vice President says, “Brian embodies the leadership traits necessary to build great teams, coach and develop leaders, and drive strategic initiatives to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.”  

Ondre earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and began his career with General Motors, where he worked in a variety of roles in the manufacturing space. He joined Cummins Rocky Mountain in 2004 after completing his MBA at University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business. Soon after, he ran branch operations in the Idaho market, and later, returned to Denver where he eventually became the vice president of operations for the Rocky Mountain region. In that role, Ondre had branch operational responsibilities in addition to technical support, service excellence, training and safety. 

Ondre was previously executive director – North America Business Growth and Improvement for Cummins Sales and Service North America, where he developed the Branch Performance Excellence program, which sets basic principles and operating guidelines to build and maintain world-class branch operations that create preference for Cummins products in the marketplace.