La Mesa RV Center names new president, CEO

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — La Mesa RV Center promotes Bob Upton to the role of CEO for the corporation and Jason Kimbrell to the role of president, the role which was previously held by  Upton.

Upton has held numerous roles within the company over the past 24 years. In his new role, Upton will be overseeing all operations of the company. As President, Kimbrell, co-owner of La Mesa RV, will become more involved in the day-to-day operations of the company with time spent in growing sales and service functions.

With these recent changes, Jim Kimbrell, founder of La Mesa RV will continue in the role as chairman of the board.

La Mesa RV was founded in 1972 in a suburb of San Diego, California. Today the company is known for offering the best new brands in RVing including Tiffin, Winnebago, Heartland, Fleetwood, Roadtrek and more as well as having one of the largest inventories of pre-owned, late model motorhomes.

The company currently counts 11 locations including San Diego and West Sacramento, California; Quartzsite, Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson, Arizona; Albuquerque, New Mexico; plus Daytona Beach, Sanford, Port Saint Lucie and Fort Myers, Florida.

Additional information about the company and products it offers can be found online at

SOURCE: La Mesa RV Center press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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