EDA Names New President/CEO

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Kim Rominger as their new President/CEO. He will assume responsibilities effective July 5, 2017. Rominger replaces Rick Lawhun, who decided to pursue his lifelong goal of retiring on his 60th birthday.

Rominger has 34 years of experience in equipment dealer association management, with the past 17 years serving in the capacity of CEO of regional equipment dealer associations.  He has extensive experience with dealer-manufacturer relations, having served on the EDA Industry Relations Task Force since 2012.

He currently serves as the Executive Vice President/CEO of the United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA), a position he will continue to hold.

He earned a B.S. Degree in Marketing from Indiana State University and an M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Kim currently resides in Avon, Indiana, with his wife, Monica.

About EDA:

Founded in 1900, the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), formerly known as the North American Equipment Dealers Association, is a non-profit trade organization representing 4,500 retail dealers extensively engaged in the sale and service of agricultural, construction, industrial, forestry, outdoor power, lawn and garden, and/or turf equipment. EDA provides essential value to its members by enhancing the dealer-manufacturer relationship and advocating for a positive legislative and regulatory environment. EDA is headquartered in St. Louis, MO and is affiliated with regional associations located throughout the United States and Canada. For additional information, visit www.equipmentdealer.org.