Camping World Announces Promotions of Brenda Wintrow & William Colling to Executive Vice President
July 19, 2023
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.– Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (“Camping World”), the World’s Largest Recreational Vehicle Dealer, today announced the promotion of Brenda Wintrow and William Colling, II to the role of Executive Vice President. These key appointments reflect the Company’s commitment to recognizing and developing talent from within, while further strengthening its leadership team as the Company works towards continued growth.
Brenda Wintrow has been promoted to Executive Vice President – Camping World Operations where she will oversee driving revenue and maximizing profitably of the dealership business through process improvement and talent development. Ms. Wintrow has a demonstrated track record of driving operational excellence and delivering outstanding results.
“Brenda’s continued growth in our company is directly attributable to her tremendous ability to lead and inspire our team. I am confident in Brenda’s ability to continue to deliver financial and operational results. She is paramount to our senior leadership team as we drive towards our goal of increasing store count by 50% over the next five years,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
William Colling, II has been promoted to Executive Vice President – Good Sam Enterprises where he is responsible for leading Good Sam operations, including revenue growth, product and vendor development, and an enhanced Good Sam Member experience. Mr. Colling joined the Company in 2017 and moved to the Good Sam business in October 2021 as Senior Vice President with a mandate to invigorate growth. In 2022, Good Sam experienced record results, growing sales by 6% and increasing gross profit by over 11%.
“Will’s talent and ability has been a key component in Good Sam’s recent growth,” said Mr. Lemonis. “Will has been one of those teammates that come around once in a lifetime. I am confident in Will’s vision and ability to lead our legacy high margin recurring revenue business through its next evolution.”
Matthew Wagner, Chief Operating Officer, expressed his enthusiasm for the promotions, stating, “Brenda and Will’s appointments are well-deserved. They have demonstrated deep industry knowledge, exceptional leadership, and a focus on customer experience. I believe Will and Brenda will continue to strengthen our position as the leader in the RV industry and deliver exceptional results and value to our customers.”
Individuals interested in applying for a position may visit http://www.campingworldjobs.com/.
About Camping World Holdings, Inc.
Camping World Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, (together with its subsidiaries) is the World’s largest retailer of RVs and related products and services. Our vision is to build a long-term legacy business that makes RVing fun and easy. Our Camping World and Good Sam brands have been serving RV consumers since 1966. We strive to build long-term value for our customers, employees, and shareholders by combining a unique and comprehensive assortment of RV products and services with a national network of RV dealerships, service centers and customer support centers along with the industry’s most extensive online presence and a highly trained and knowledgeable team of employees serving our customers, the RV lifestyle, and the communities in which we operate. We also believe that our Good Sam organization and family of programs and services uniquely enable us to connect with our customers as stewards of the RV enthusiast community and the RV lifestyle. With RV sales and service locations in 42 states, Camping World has grown to become the prime destination for everything RV. For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.
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