EDA names new president and CEO

Kim Rominger

Kim Rominger

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) board of directors recently announced the appointment of Kim Rominger as its new president/CEO, effective July 5, 2017. He will replace Rick Lawhun, who decided to pursue his lifelong goal of retiring on his 60th birthday.

Rominger possesses 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 that he will continue to hold.

Rominger earned a B.S. degree in marketing from Indiana State University and an M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University. He currently resides in Avon, Ind., with his wife, Monica.