Tom Wells, Jr. received his BS BA Marketing degree from Mizzou in 1990 and subsequently completed his MBA studies at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) in 1995. His career has consisted of escalating levels of responsibility in manufacturing, sales, marketing, research & development, and operations leadership. As President of Leggett & Platt’s Machine Products Division, Tom is currently responsible for machining and engineering operations in the US, Europe, and China. In addition to serving on the Marketing Advisory Board, Tom devotes his time to serving his community in a number of volunteer roles and serves as both an Elder and treasurer of his church in Carthage, MO. Tom and his wife, Wendy, are members of the Davenport Society and have endowed a scholarship in the Cornell Leadership Program. Tom was also blessed to have been awarded the Alumni Citation of Merit in 2012, and enjoys outdoor and athletic pursuits in his free time with sons Noah and Aaron.