Meet Eleonore Hamm
President of the Recreation Vehicle Dealer Association (RVDA) of Canada; Director of the Board for RVWA
Produced in partnership with RVBusiness, the RVWA Spotlight is designed to introduce members of the RV Women’s Alliance to the rest of the RV industry as well as raise the awareness of RVWA and its mission, which is to bring together a diverse group of extraordinary women and men from across the RV industry who, through social and educational programs, mentorship and networking opportunities, are inspired and empowered to realize their individual potential, enhance their career experiences and create opportunities for the next generation of women leaders.
Tell us a little bit about your job.
I manage and direct the day-to-day activities and operations of the association; liaise with industry partners; and promote and advance the association’s strategic goals.
What do you like best about your job?
Working with a great team of leaders and being able to further the interest of our members.
Where else have you worked?
I came from a fine arts and event planning background.
What was your first paid job?
French language tutor.
What do you like best about the RV industry?
The people I have met.
The one thing the industry needs to work on is…
Recruiting people to work in the industry.
The most influential person in my career has been…
I have had some exceptional leaders on the national board who have helped grow the association and have provided me with great mentorship for both the industry as well as association management.
The one thing people might be surprised to know about me is…
My first time in an RV was when I was hitchhiking in Estes Park, CO and a lovely family picked my friends and I up in a Class A motor home. We were impressed!
As a member of RVWA, I hope to…
Help support women develop their careers in the RV industry.