Berning Trailer Sales has been serving the Greater Fort Wayne RV & Trailer Community since 1953, and there's a reason why. We've built a reputation for outstanding service, a large selection of vintage Airstream & Shasta parts, & a passion for the travel industry that's been passed down for generations. We also offer storage for RV, Trailer & Boat owners that need the extra space. Our 24 hour attendant will ensure the safety of your vehicle.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Rick is the son of Paul Berning. Rick graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Purdue University in '75. He has managed and worked at Berning Trailer Sales since the late 70's. His store of knowledge in the field of trailers, particularly Airstreams, is practically unmatched.
To this day, Rick can be found operating the store front at Berning Trailer Sales.
Nathan is the oldest son of Kevin and Rebecca Berning and oldest grandson of Rick and Rita Berning. He studied entrepreneurship at Indiana University and is currently studying Innovation at Stanford University.
Aside from helping run Berning Trailer Sales, Nathan operates a consulting company called Eusocial. He also built an app called BeeThere that can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.
Rebecca is the wife of Kevin Berning. She graduated from New Haven High School in '87, after which she received a degree in Early Childhood Education from Purdue University in '91.
Rebecca manages many aspects of Berning Trailer Sales, including outdoor and indoor storage and the property itself. In addition to her help at BTS, she is the proud mother of three: Nathan, Oliver and Lily Berning.
Rita is the wife of Rick Berning and mother of Kevin Berning. She studied Interior Design at Purdue University, since which time she has served on and off as the accountant at Berning Trailer Sales.
Aside from her help at Berning Trailer Sales, Rita sells jewelry, makeup and Longaberger Baskets and has done so since the late 70s.
Kevin is the only son of Rick Berning. He graduated from New Haven High School in '87, after which he received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in '91. Shortly thereafter, he graduated from Medical School at Northwestern in 96'.
In addition to helping out at Berning Trailer Sales, Kevin is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and the President of Summit Plastic Surgery in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
PAUL BERNING (1911-2000)
Paul was the father of three, including Rick Berning. He founded Berning Trailer Sales in 1953 because of an immense passion for the rv & trailer industry. He got in early, and built Bernings into the most successful Airstream Dealership in the country for most of the 60's and 70's and into the 80's. Without Paul's vision and hard work, Berning Trailer Sales wouldn't exist today.
MILDRED BERNING (1914-2002)
Mildred was the wife of Paul and mother of three, including Rick Berning. She helped Paul found Berning Trailer Sales in 1953 and served as the accountant and operations manager for most of her life.