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Mike Pearo Elected As RVDA Chairman Of The Board

Mike Pearo was named Chairman of the RV Dealers Association (RVDA) for 2022. The announcement was made on Wednesday (November 10) at the annual RV Dealers Convention/Expo at Paris Las Vegas, according to RVDA’s release.

Pearo represents Hilltop Camper and RV in Fridley, Minnesota. He supersedes Chris Andro of Hemlock Hill RV Sales in Southington, Connecticut, who will still be on the board as immediate past chairman.

During his acceptance speech, the new RVDA chairman encouraged the members to put in all their efforts to fulfill the service needs of the new generation of customers introduced to the industry by COVID-19.

“Although we have made progress, we need to keep our foot on the gas and continue to work on improving our industry and customer experience,” he said. RVDA is the organization that unites all dealers, no matter the size, to ensure that we have the resources and the ability to work toward a common goal.

The 2022 RVDA officers are Chairman Mike Pearo of Hilltop Camper and RV in Fridley, Minnesota; First Vice Chairman Nathan Hart of Walnut Ridge Family Trailer Sales in New Castle, Indiana; Second Vice Chairman Ryan Horsey of Parkview RV Center in Smyrna, Delaware; Treasurer Bob Cox of Stoltzfus RV in West Chester, Pennsylvania; and Secretary Jon Ferrando of RV Retailer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The new members of the board of delegates include Brad Bacon of PleasureLand RV Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Jim Colton of Colton RV in North Tonawanda, New York. They join David Tenney of Manteca Trailer & Motorhome in Manteca, California, and Larry Troutt III of Topper’s Camping Center in Waller, Texas, on the board.

Also included are RV Assistance Corporation Chairman Jeff Hirsch of Campers Inn in Jacksonville, Florida; RV Rental Association Chairman Scott Krenek of Krenek RV Center in Coloma, Michigan and RV Learning Center Chairman Jeff Pastore of Hartville RV Center in Hartville, Ohio. RVDA President Phil Ingrassia continues as a non-voting member of the board.

Next year’s RV Dealers Convention/Expo is scheduled for November 7-11, 2022, at Caesars Palace.

RVDA, The National RV Dealers Association, is the only national association dedicated to advancing the RV retailer’s best interests through education, member services, industry leadership, and market expansion programs that promote the increased sale and use of RVs and enhance the positive image of the RV experience. For more information, go to www.rvda.org.

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May 12, 2024 9:10 am

Have you heard? Mike Pearo’s taking the reins at the RV Dealers Association! His focus on serving younger customers is going to revitalize the industry. Exciting times ahead for RV enthusiasts! What do you think about the new leadership direction?


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