Since 2013, Mike Richert is the owner and chief technician of Onward RV, based in Maryville, Tennessee, just south of Knoxville.
Mike has been in the RV industry for more than 35 years, beginning his career at a dealership in Warren, Michigan.
Mike worked as a technician for Buddy Gregg Motorhomes in Lakeland, Florida, and later for John Bleakley Motorhomes in Douglasville, Georgia.
In 2000, while at Bleakley, Mike moved into sales, and was awarded Monaco's Top Third Salesman of the year in 2002. Mike was Knoxville's Buddy Gregg's Salesman of the Year in 2006.
Besides being a highly skilled technician and successful salesman, during his career Mike has held positions as service manager, parts manager, and warranty manager.