RV/MH Hall of Fame News
Derald Bontrager has dedicated his career to the advancement and betterment of the RV industry and has done so by leading with integrity, passion, and a desirable work ethic. He is one that many respect and admire as a mentor for his strength and determination to always do what is right, not just profitable. Not only has he led Jayco through several economic down turns to come out stronger on the other side, but has been actively involved in RVIA for many years, serving as members of various committees, the Executive Board, and Chairman of the Board.
An RVIA board member and Past Chairman, also serving on the Standards, and Public and Legislative Affairs committees, he is recognized as a key leader in the development and implementation of programs to promote the RV industry. He was the 2002 recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Service to the RV Industry Award. His company is recognized for its attention to innovation and quality, and a high level of integrity with its dealers, consumers, and employees. He is a second generation Hall of Fame member, his late father, Lloyd, having been a member of the class of 1994.