Kim Schmidt

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) welcomes Alexis Strieker to its Government Relations team. Alexis is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in corporate communications in only three years. She has previously worked for representatives in both the Illinois and Missouri legislatures. In addition, she worked on the campaign for Senator Roy Blunt and served as Congressional Fellow for Congressman Raul Labrador of Idaho in Washington, D.C. Alexis will be focusing her time on representing dealers in Washington, D.C. and Ottawa as well as on state issues such as “Right to Repair” legislation. “We are extremely excited to welcome Alexis to the EDA team. In 2018, our goal is to continue to enhance our representation of dealer interests and Alexis’ experience and connections will do just that,” said Kim Rominger, President and CEO of EDA.

Natalie Higgins will continue to work to advance the interests of equipment dealers in government relations and manufacturer relations matters as EDA’s General Counsel. “With Alexis’ help, EDA will continue to improve our Government Relations strategy and resources in 2018,” added Higgins. “We are exploring additional opportunities to bolster our dealer representation at both the state and federal level. Serving dealers effectively is our top priority.” Alexis can be reached at or (636)349-6220.