The cover story for the summer 2018 issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine features Shirin Kanji who in only three years is Rent-A-Center’s largest franchisee. Read more about Shirin’s journey from Wall Street to transforming the family business as a first generation American on page 27. In this issue, enjoy reading about the events and many attractions at RTO World 2018: The National Rent-to-Own Convention and Trade Show Hosted by APRO and TRIB Group, August 21-23 in St. Louis, Missouri. Interested in networking, the best rent-to-own education and social events while you’re in St. Louis? Check out page 34 to discover all the excitement featured at the industry’s biggest event of the year! Last month, APRO Director of Meetings and Conventions Shelley Martinek retired after three decades, leaving a storied career filled with memories, successes and friendships. Page 24 looks back on Martinek’s journey with APRO. Learn how APRO members have established strong, long standing relationships with legislators and public officials at the federal, state and local levels by inviting them to visit their stores and educating them on the RTO transaction. On page 19, learn about how in-store visits can help improve public perception of your business and the industry. Always one of APRO’s most read and appreciated contributors to RTOHQ: The Magazine is the association’s general counsel, Ed Winn III. In this issue, he looks at compliance with the American Disabilities act, specifically what you need to do to ensure your website is not in violation. Click here to read the latest issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine.