Liz Richards

Executive VP of MHEDA

Liz Richards is Executive Vice President of MHEDA, the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, with offices located near Chicago, in Vernon Hills, IL.

Liz joined MHEDA as Executive Vice President in January 1995. She manages a staff of eight people with an operating budget of just over $2 million. The membership of MHEDA is comprised of over 600 companies from across North America that sell, service, manufacture and install all types of equipment found in a warehouse and distribution center environment. MHEDA is governed by a volunteer board of directors populated by distributor principals and an advisory board of manufacturer members.

Prior to working with MHEDA, Liz was employed in the health care field for over eight years. She and her husband Ron reside in Wauconda, Illinois and have a twenty year old daughter, Katie who is a Junior at Bradley University.