May '20

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rv-pro.com May 2020 • RV PRO • 17 hour. Four years later, he returned to the dealership for a mechanic's position, a job that funded his degree in economics. "It was one of those things where the RV industry picked me, rather than the other way around," he says. "As I was close to graduating and working as a tech, the dealership let me go because they figured I'd soon be leaving the industry once I got my degree in the spring." Eckstein proceeded down the road to obtain an RV sales position nearby. "Every step along the way – no matter what I was considering for a career or what was I doing – I kept returning to the industry," he says now. "When I started as a mechanic years ago in col- lege – and despite never intending to enter the industry as a career – I thought it would teach me how to work with my hands, as well as laying a foundation for me to grow. "And it did." Mount Comfort boasts an 18- bay service facility, including a separate four-bay body shop equipped to do most fiberglass and paint repairs. The dealership's trained technicians have certifications from RVDA-RVIA and numerous suppliers.

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