Shortly after John and Rebecca Asplund first met working together at a RV business, they soon realized they made the ideal pair for business and for marriage.
Rebecca's background in the finance side of the auto industry combined with John's planning and RV general management skills helped get Blue Dog RV off the ground in 2008.
"We did a good job of learning each other's skill sets so we are able to differentiate our roles and know which one of us is best qualified to deal with something," Rebecca said. "We found those niches and trusted each other."
John quit his job at another RV dealership, wrote a business plan, and obtained floor financing with a presentation to Bank of America and GE Capital. They obtained a line of credit at GE, which was essential during the startup phase of Blue Dog RV.
At the time John and Rebecca started their business, the RV market was in trouble. Most dealers focused on more expensive, self-contained RVs. But Blue Dog RV... Read More