Kim RomingerST. LOUIS– The Equipment Dealers Assn. (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 Assn. (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.

Rominger currently resides in Avon, Ind., with his wife, Monica.