The Sumer 2019 issue of RTOHQ: The Magazine covers a variety of articles that gives you a recap on industry events and news while also keeping you in the know on upcoming RTO happenings. In our cover story, we outline the benefits and advantages of the rent-to-own transaction and why consumers need to understand it in the article What Your Customers Need to Know that outlines.
Also in this issue, APRO board member, Robbie Kamerschen, is featured highlighting his career that led him to the last several impactful years at Aaron’s, Inc. as the company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. Another familiar face featured in this issue is Jim Brown, one of APRO’s founding fathers and recipient of the 2018 Ernie Talley Lifetime Achievement Award. Brown has been a guiding force for the association and the industry. In this feature, he highlights his involvement and acknowledges the importance of innovation along the way. Read more about Brown in the APRO Spotlight.
You also won’t want to miss the article Trumped By The Nuns: Fear And Loathing Among The Cheeseheads by recurring contributor, Ed Winn, III. In this feature, APRO General Counsel recounts his journey to Madison, Wisconsin RTO to advocate for the state’s first-ever RTO legislation.
In April, RTO advocates from all over the country joined forces to climb the capitol steps to talk to legislators about the industry at the APRO Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. With positive vibes in and out of every conversation, RTO advocates made sure that legislators learned about the building blocks of the industry to ensure its continued existence. Included in this issue is a recap of the event that contains photos and plans for next year.
Last but definitely not least, this issue includes your invitation to RTO World 2019! With resounding success from last year’s inaugural event, this year is looking better than ever in Louisville, Kentucky. APRO is gearing up for this fantastic event that is just three weeks away, and everyone is buzzing with excitement!