Industry Vet Tom Faludy Joins Jayco’s Board
RV Industry veteran Thomas G. Faludy has been named to the board of directors of Jayco Inc. The announcement was made today (Nov. 19) by Wilbur Bontrager, Jayco chairman and CEO.
Faludy, who has more than 30 years of RV industry experience, is currently chairman of the board of LMS Inc. He recently completed a 30-year career with Scott Fetzer Co., where he rose from the ranks as head of sales and marketing for the Carefree of Colorado division, to become president of that division. He subsequently moved to the Scott Fetzer corporate office where he most recently served as executive vice president, with responsibility for 10 operating divisions, plus mergers and acquisitions.
During his career, Faludy has served as a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). He was a founder and the first chairman of the RV industry’s Go RVing marketing campaign. The highly successful and widely recognized Go RVing program funds a massive market expansion program through national advertising campaigns, promoting the benefits of RVing. He was inducted into the RV Hall of Fame in 2006 and was named one of the 100 Most Influential Executives in the 100 Year History of the RV Industry by RVBusiness magazine.
“Tom Faludy brings exceptional senior management experience and RV industry knowledge to Jayco,” Bontrager said in making the announcement. “He is a leader and strategic thinker who can assist us in many aspects of our operations, including a unique understanding of both the supplier and dealer perspective of our business. We are eager to have his advice and council as a member of the board.”