LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2013) - Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam, today announced that effective October 1, 2013, Don Wallace, RV Hall of Famer, co-founder and former CEO of Lazydays RV Super Center, joins their management team. The company has assigned Wallace the responsibility of overseeing the company's efforts in the Tampa market.

Lemonis commented, "We are pleased to bring on board an RV executive of such business acumen and accomplishments as Don Wallace. His reputation as a groundbreaker fits our requirements for leadership. I look forward to having Don assist Roger Nuttall, Camping World Retail Group President, on our continued growth of the RV market starting in the Tampa market. Not only does he bring the depth and breadth of financial and management expertise that will be instrumental in our expansion, he also already has an extensive knowledge of the organization and our core values."

"After 37 years in the RV industry, I'm excited to get back in the game. I see the developments that the Camping World brand has made throughout the entire country and their vision is one I believe in. I look forward to helping Roger Nuttall execute his plan and strengthen our relationships with our loyal customers and manufacturers," said Wallace. 

Camping World recently relocated its facility and renovated their new McIntosh Road Tampa SuperCenter on exit 14 on I-4 to be the largest retail facility in the company's 100 location dealer network. The Camping World of Tampa underwent an expansion to expand and renovate into an 80,000 square foot facility including 40 additional service bays, a new 17,000 square foot Camping World retail store and a state of the art collision center. The new facility is hosting a VIP event with Marcus Lemonis, October 4th from 5pm-7pm and then hosting their grand opening event October 9-19, 2013 with door busters and special prizes for customers.

About Camping World & Good Sam
Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoors.

Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 100 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping as well as stocking a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. Additionally, Good Sam represents more than 1,500 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR®.

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