RV Retailer Announces the Graduation of the First General Manager Class from RV Retailer University
Industry-leading training program for general managers
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RV Retailer, LLC announced the graduation of its inaugural General Manager Program of RV Retailer University.
Jon Ferrando, Chief Executive Officer and President, stated, “We are excited to announce the completion of our first General Manager Program, which is part of our industry-leading development program that we launched in 2020 as RV Retailer University. We are committed to the development of future leaders as we continually expand our footprint of 35 stores in nine states across the nation. The GM Program challenges our current and future leaders with extensive training in leadership and all disciplines in the RV business from sales to customer service. We plan to significantly expand our RV Retailer University programs as a commitment to investing in the development and training of our people.”
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Taylore Elliott, Chief Human Resource Officer who leads RV Retailer University added, “Our first GM class is an impressive collection of store leaders from all across our network of 35 stores. This program prepares them to either take their store to the next level or take on the challenge of a general manager role in the future as RV Retailer continues to expand. Our entire executive team is involved with the program throughout the year. We were also excited to launch our second GM Program this week, and we are working on additional training and development programs to be launched by RV Retailer University in the future. This investment reflects our Core Value of investing in our people.”
RV Retailer University’s GM Program is a yearlong curriculum for current and future store general managers that covers all the major functions in a RV dealership. The class meets quarterly to interact with the leadership of RV Retailer and engage in face to face workshops. Outside of the classroom setting, the selected individuals are given projects and key learnings to apply in their work environment. This program is built to provide a bench of future leaders to take on the challenge of the continually expanding network of stores at the fastest growing RV dealership group in the U.S.
To learn more about careers at RV Retailer please visit: https://rvretailer.net/careers/
About RV Retailer, LLC
RV Retailer, LLC is a leading recreational vehicle retail company in the United States with a focus on providing an outstanding experience for recreational vehicle customers in new and used sales, service and parts, and customer financial services. RV Retailer has 35 RV stores in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. Regional store brands include: RV One Superstores, Motor Home Specialist, ExploreUSA, Sonny's Camp-N-Travel, Cousins RV, Camper Clinic, Lifestyle RVs, and Tom's Camperland, which sell a wide range of new and used RV brands with thousands of RVs in inventory.
RV Retailer is led by co-founders Jon Ferrando, Chief Executive Officer and President, and John Rizzo, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Jon Ferrando and John Rizzo were instrumental in building America's largest automotive retailer from start-up to over $20 billion in revenue. RV Retailer's leadership team has over 250 years of automotive and RV retail industry experience.
SOURCE RV Retailer, LLC