RV/MH Hall of Fame News

James F Shields

A 38 year veteran RV dealer, he was co-founder of the California RV Dealers Association, and has served several terms as its Chairman. A 14 year RVDA board member, he was its National Chairman in 2006 and 07 and was the 2013 recipient of the coveted James B. Summer Award. Starting in 1985 he grew his dealership from a single location with less than $1 million in sales to one with 3 super stores and over $30 Million in sales. From 2003 to 2008 he was a director of the RVDA Education Foundation. He has repeatedly donated his time and knowledge to assist struggling RV dealers, thus advancing the growth and reputation of the RV industry. He was the RVDA Western Region “Quality Dealer of the Year” in 2000.