Wallace E. “Eddie” Goodwin, Senior VP A. O. Smith and President, General Manager of Lochinvar, LLC


Eddie Goodwin Eddie Goodwin was named Senior Vice President of A. O. Smith Corporation and President and General Manager of Lochinvar, LLC in April 2018.  He joined Lochinvar as President and Chief Operating Officer in October 2011. In this role, he is responsible for all functions of the Lebanon, TN-based business, as well as business and strategic planning. He shares profit and loss responsibility with Lochinvar Chief Executive Officer Bill Vallett and is a member of the A. O. Smith senior leadership team.  

Prior to joining Lochinvar, Eddie served as President of A. O. Smith’s APCOM, Inc., subsidiary. APCOM manufactures components for residential and commercial water heaters including thermostats, heating elements, dip tubes, and fittings; Eddie had total profit and loss responsibility for the company. He joined APCOM in 1981 and held positions in logistics, customer service, and sales before being named President.  

Eddie holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Memphis State University.