Last month APRO members and RTO advocates visited Washington, D.C., to educate and strengthen relationships with their elected members of Congress at the APRO Legislative Conference. Cherry blossoms were at their peak in our nation’s capital during their visit. Many members use this annual event to the Hill to also make time to visit, Read More

Rent-to-own dealers and vendors from across the country met at our nation’s capital during the 2019 APRO Legislative Conference April 9-11 in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference hit its highest attendance in APRO history when there is not RTO legislation pending. The goal this year was to tell the rent-to-own story to lawmakers, so, Read More

APRO associate member High Touch Technologies announced its new President and CEO, Derrick Nielsen, last week. The news comes off the heels of President and CEO Wayne Chambers‘ retirement announcement APRO reported on March 14 after his 15 years at the helm. Nielsen is no stranger to High Touch or the many on the, Read More

Only three weeks until we Climb The Hill! APRO’s 2019 Legislative Conference, scheduled for April 9-11 in Washington, D.C., is fast approaching and we need you to be a part of it! This is an important opportunity to share about the rent-to-own industry with the 100 new members of Congress and new committee chairs, Read More

Understanding the diversity of a community is an important step in providing a welcoming environment to new members. As a resident assistant, orientation leader, tour guide, and peer health education, Jacob Adams is often a student’s first encounter with the Ohio University and larger Athens, Ohio community. Entering his final year at Ohio University,, Read More

After 35 years, APRO Past President Wayne Chambers is ready to trade in his suit and tie for a comfortable pair of boots. Chambers announced last week he would be stepping down as CEO of High Touch Technologies to become a full-time rancher. As he steps away from the corporate world, Chambers leaves an, Read More

Just 4 Weeks Until the Climb! APRO’s 2019 Legislative Conference, scheduled for April 9-11 in Washington, D.C., is fast approaching and we need you to be a part of it! APRO invites rental dealers of all sizes to our nation’s capital to tell the rent-to-own story and advocate for issues that are critical to a thriving rent-to-own industry., Read More

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The Kentucky Rental Dealers Association will hold its annual business meeting Tuesday, November 14 at the 21c Museum Hotels in Louisville, Kentucky. Keynote speaker Jennifer Barber, attorney at Frost Brown Todd, will share insight on personal property tax initiatives as well as state and federal updates in Kentucky. The meeting will include lunch and, Read More

The devastation caused by recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida and surrounding areas is record-breaking—more costly than Hurricane Katrina in 2005 or Hurricane Sandy in 2012. While scores of disaster relief organizations worldwide are coming to the aid of those in need this summer, unfortunately such help focuses on specific rescue and rebuilding projects—and frankly, it’s, Read More