Andy has worked in the equipment industry for 50 years; 25 of those leading INEDA. His extensive knowledge and experience helps Andy guide our members through dealer-manufacturer relationships, complicated mergers and acquisitions, and legislative issues. When he’s not working, Andy enjoys riding his motorcycle, fishing, model railroading and spending time with his wife and grandchildren.
Mark has worked in multiple industries where information technology was his core focus. Mark will move into the President/CEO role following Andy’s retirement at the end of the year. Outside of work, he competes on the USA Powerlifting team and enjoys weekend trips with his wife, riding his Harley and taking in the backroads of rural America.
Iowa Field Director
Tom has traveled across Iowa calling on members for more than 25 years. When he’s not on the road, Tom stays busy managing both the Iowa and Nebraska Power Farming Shows. In his free time, Tom enjoys watching college and NFL football, fruit gardening and taking trips with his wife and children.
Nebraska Field Director
For over 23 years, Mark has traveled across Nebraska calling on members. A “regular” at the State Capitol, Mark keeps his finger on the pulse of legislative issues affecting members. When he’s not driving across Nebraska, Mark can be found golfing, cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and spending lazy afternoons at the family farm.
For five years, Cindy has managed marketing and communication efforts for the Association and Power Farming Shows through print, electronic and social media. Outside of work, Cindy can be found traveling, gardening, hunting for cool vintage finds, running, biking and hanging out with her dog, Jack.
Donna has kept INEDA humming the past 30 years, coordinating the inner workings of Association programs, services, the Annual Conference and more. When she’s not analyzing spreadsheets, Donna enjoys flower gardening, reading and spending time with her husband and grandchildren.
Director of Government Affairs
For nearly twelve years, Will has advocated for our members on both the state and national legislative fronts and has led INEDA’s educational efforts. In his free time, Will enjoys “dabbling” in politics, gardening, spending time with his wife and daughter, and managing his ever-growing collections (U.S. postage stamps, beer cans, comic books…).
Administrative Services Assistant
Gretchen is the friendly voice answering the phone at the Association. She also assists Nebraska Power Farming Show exhibitors and helps members with their forms & supplies. In her free time, Gretchen can be found cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs, watching NASCAR and Sprint Car races, shopping and spending time with her son.
For nearly 18 years, Kari worked from home writing and editing The Retailer magazine. She joined the staff full time in 2015 to write and edit all of INEDA’s materials. Outside of work, Kari enjoys shopping, working on the latest Sudoku puzzle, volunteering and spending time with her husband, children and cats.
Julie has handled INEDA’s accounts payable and human resources for nearly 12 years. When she’s not crunching numbers, Julie can be found participating in Zumba classes, curled up with a good book, traveling and spending time with her husband and sons.
Administrative Services Assistant
Channon joined the Association team in 2017 and is assisting with membership, event planning and helping with both farm shows. Outside of work, Channon enjoys yoga, cheering on the Chicago Cubs and spending time with her family.