RVAA Announces New Management Company

March 28, 2011 by · Comments Off on RVAA Announces New Management Company 

RVAA logoThe Recreational Vehicle Aftermarket Association (RVAA) announced and introduced Landon, Farrey & Associates (LF&A) as its new association management company. Based in Naperville, Ill, LF&A brings a wealth of knowledge and association management experience to RVAA, according to a news release.

“Landon, Farrey & Associates is pleased to have been chosen as RVAA’s new management company, “said Patrick Farrey, principal, Landon, Farrey & Associates. “Our goal is to effectively assist in developing beneficial programs, events and educational products for RVAA and its members.”

According to Piar Adams, RVAA president and director of sales at Carefree of Colorado, Karl Etshied of Etshied Association Management Inc. resigned as executive director of RVAA to pursue other interests.

“Karl played a major role throughout his 8 1/2 years in helping the association grow, and fostered many great relationships within RVAA as well as RVDA and RVIA.  I thank him for his service, he will be missed and we wish him well,” Adams said.

“I have great confidence in RVAA’s executive committee and board and know that the future of the association is in excellent hands,” Etshied said.

According to Adams, “we selected Landon, Farrey & Associates based on their track record of stellar results they’ve produced with other associations. They are administratively sound, and have a passion for adding value to RVAA’s membership. We look forward to a great partnership.”

RVAA and LF&A will work together on key goals and strategic planning, including but not limited to:

  • Organizing the annual Executive Conference and meetings for the educational improvement of its members.
  • Providing opportunities to exchange experiences and opinions through discussion, study and publications.
  • Acquiring and distributing information about the functions and accomplishments of RVAA members.

RVAA is comprised of RV wholesale distributors, suppliers and manufacturers agents all serving the RV aftermarket. RVAA is dedicated to the growth and efficiency of the RV aftermarket by establishing and promoting programs and industry partnerships to enhance the RV lifestyle.

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