F&I Takes Center Stage as Panel Looks to Answer the Tough Questions at RVDA Convention


(Fairfax, VA) – A team from Priority One Financial Services, along with an underwriting professional, an expert in industry data gathering, and Doug Gaeddert of Forest River will present a panel workshop designed to give F&I managers real answers about how to make their departments profitable during the 2023 RV Dealers Convention/Expo as part of the F&I track. The Convention/Expo will take place Nov. 6-10, 2023, at Paris Las Vegas.

From 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, Markle Janner and Nicole Armstrong of Priority One, along with Ryan Kloppe of Statistical Surveys Inc., Mike Zugeider of U.S. Bank, and Doug Gaeddert of Forest River will discuss “F&I Exposed: Real Answers from Real Industry Experts.” This is the third year Priority One has offered such an in-depth workshop.  

During the workshop, attendees will learn:

  • Perspectives from manufacturing, legal, and lending around the state of the industry with forecasted expectations
  • Simple tools to maximize revenue

Janner is operations manager at Priority One, Armstrong is VP corporate initiatives at Priority One, Kloppe is the director of sales at Statistical Surveys, and Zugeider is underwriting team lead for U.S. Bank. Doug Gaeddert is a 42-year veteran of the industry who over the last twenty-five years has been a part of Pete Liegl's "Forest River Family." Gaeddert's current role is as group general manager for Forest River with P&L responsibilities for thirty-eight of the Forest River towable divisions.

About the RV Dealers Convention/Expo
The convention brings together North America’s top dealership personnel for a week of in-person networking and continuing education workshops designed for dealers/GMs, sales, fixed ops, F&I, and digital marketing professionals.

The annual RVDA Convention also includes opportunities to interact with leading manufacturers, suppliers, and RV industry business partners in the Expo.

To register for the 2023 RV Dealers Convention/Expo click here. Regular updates will be posted on the convention website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X (formerly Twitter).

The event is sponsored by RVDA of the U.S., RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

Companies interested in partnership or sponsorship opportunities can contact Julie Newhouse at (703) 364-5518 or email jnewhouse@rvda.org.