In our “Now & Then” series, Kristen Card profiles Tom Devlin, a working-class Kansas native who took rent-to-own from small business to big industry, and Generation Now, rent-to-own’s “legacy kids” who are all grown up and ready to lead the industry into the future. The feature profiles Aaron Windsor and Michelle Windsor Jackson, National TV Sales & Rental; Chris Kale Jr., Jeff Kale and Adam Stark, Happy’s Home Centers; and Kelly Carrico Martin, Imagery Marketing Group. The cover story for the winter issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine profiles APRO’s Executive Director Jill McClure who took the helm this Summer. Learn more about this industrious woman who hopes to see the industry continue its success through change. Also in this issue, make plans to join your industry to take action at the most important event of the year, APRO’s 2018 Legislative Conference February 7-9 in Washington, D.C. Register today and be sure to reserve your APRO discounted room by January 8. Rent-to-own professionals respond in kind to a brutal hurricane season across the Gulf Coast through the RTO Employee Disaster Relief Fund helping employees affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Ed Winn III, APRO’s general counsel, reviews the difference between security deposits and reserve accounts and why it pays off in the end (or the beginning). Take an inside look at Rent-A-Center’s first Women’s Leadership Conference, The Journey Begins, intended to help women advance in the rent-to-own industry. Click here to read the latest issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine.