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Marcus Lemonis        

CEO of the Camping World, TV Personality, Philanthropist

Marcus Lemonis is an American businessman, investor, politician, as a well as a television personality. The Lebanese-born entrepreneur is the current Chief Executive Officer of companies like ‘Camping World Holdings, Inc.’, an American corporation specializing in selling recreational vehicles, recreational motor parts, and recreational motor service, ‘Good Sam Enterprises’, a provider of subscription-based products and membership clubs, targeted toward recreational vehicle and other outdoor enthusiasts in the United States, and ‘Gander Mountain Company, Inc.’, a retail network of stores for hunting, fishing, and camping. Apart from these three companies, he is also in charge of ‘The House Boardshop’ as well as the presenter of the American reality television show ‘The Profit’ that focuses on saving small businesses across the country.

Marcus set up Holiday RV Superstores and Marcus ran the business for two years, from 2001 to 2003. He later formed his own company called FreedomRoads and began acquiring RV dealerships. In 2006, the company merged with Camping World and later with Good Sam Enterprises in 2011. As the CEO of Camping World, Lemonis collaborated with NASCAR and sponsored driver John Andretti. In 2007, Lemonis, along with Camping World, announced the takeover of the sponsorship of NASCAR East Series.

Apart from being in the automobile business, Marcus also presented the reality television show named ‘The Profit’, in which he helped small businesses survive and even grow by helping them with funds.

Following his remarkable job of saving several businesses by investing in them, he was lauded by many experts and was named ‘Newsmaker of the Year’ by RV Business Magazine. He has also been involved in several philanthropic activities. He is known for helping organizations like ‘St. Jude Children's Research Hospital’, ‘Lincoln Park Zoo’, ‘Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center’, and ‘Joffrey Ballet’.

Speech Topics


Improving Employee Morale, Strategies for a Successful Turnaround, The Keys to Growing Your Business

Entrepreneurship & Business

Money Management

News


Marcus Lemonis The Profit Investment - Business Insider

Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts millions of his own money on the line on CNBC's "The Profit." He tells us why.

Marcus Lemonis: A modest empire

Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World and star of the CNBC Prime all new reality series, The Profit talks about the nuts and bolts of his $3 billion outdoor ...

Want to get rich? How one entrepreneur did it

As the CEO of Camping World and Good Sam, Marcus Lemonis became a multimillionaire and a trailblazer in the recreational vehicle (RV) industry.

The Profit's Marcus Lemonis On Smart Investments And Learning ...

The third season of CNBC's reality show The Profit premiered on May 12, and host, entrepreneur, and investor Marcus Lemonis is back, with the goal of saving  ...

Universal starts new business classes in partnership with Marcus Lemonis

Universal Orlando has teamed up with Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's The Profit and Columbia College in Missouri to create a new educational program called the Business Learning Series.

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