RV/MH Hall of Fame Members

  • Company

  • Class Year

Duane Spader

The Spader Companies

South Dakota


A founding member of the national Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association, Duane served as President in 1974 and 75. As RVDA’s top volunteer during a critical time in industry history, he was instrumental in laying the groundwork for what has grown into a unified and financially sound organization that serves the nation’s RV retailers. He is recognized as having conceived and developed the RVDA 20 Group programs which allow dealers to network and share best practices. He has been an RV dealer for over 40 years and a campground operator for over 30 years. In these capacities, he has devised and distributed benchmarking and performance measurement concepts that have revolutionized the way RV dealers do business. He has been a friend, mentor and coach to hundreds of RV dealers from coast to coast.