Tom Boal, President & CEO of Behlen Mfg. Co. began his career with Behlen in June of 2018, where he served as the President of the Behlen Building Systems division. He was elected to the Behlen Board of Directors in August 2021, became President of Behlen in November 2021, and was named CEO in April 2022. With over 30 years in the steel building industry, Tom is an innovative leader who drives change through strategic solutions, streamlining processes, improving quality, and strengthening customer service.

Tom earned his MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, graduating with honors as a Welch Scholar. He has a BS in Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia. Tom served as Chairman of the MBMA (Metal Building Manufacturers Association) Board in 2022 and continues to serve on the MBMA Board; he is a member of ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) and NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers). Tom also serves on the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council in support of manufacturing across Nebraska.