John Spangle, president of TRIB Group and Partner's Rental Purchase Inc. has been chosen APRO's 2006 Rental Dealer of the Year at the APRO 2006 Convention and Buying Show in Orlando, Florida. The APRO "Buddy" Awards are presented every year to those outstanding individuals and organizations that have raised the level
of what can be done to better the industry for everyone.
Spangle is a University of Texas graduate and is very involved in his local community and as a member of the rent-to-own industry. Spangle has been a member of APRO for nine years and is involved in the legislative efforts for the rent-to-own industry, both on the federal and state levels, even attending the last legislative conference with an exchange student who was staying with his family at the time.
Spangle owns the exclusive franchise rights to the Texas territory for Rent-n-Roll. Spangle's support to APRO and the industry is invaluable and everyone recognizes and appreciations Spangle's many contributions to RTO.
The Association of Progressive Rental Organizations is the official voice of the rent-to-own industry. Founded in 1980, APRO is the national, nonprofit trade association advocating and representing the rent-to-own industry before the U.S. Congress, state legislatures, courts, media and the public. The $6.6-billion rent-to-own industry serves a growing consumer need for acquiring the use of household products without incurring debt or jeopardizing the family's credit. For more information, visit www.rtohq.org.