Tom Kenville

Flock Buster and

Tom Kenville served 32 years in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard, retiring as a Colonel in 1995 after accumulating 5,000 military flight hours. Tom was the key driving force in securing federal funding for six armories in North Dakota. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the highest award the ND National Guard bestows, for this effort.

From 1975 through 1985, Tom owned and operated GM automobile dealerships in both Grand Forks, North Dakota and Thief River Falls, Minnesota, managing over 45 employees.

The years 1985 through 1992 saw Tom providing consulting services to a variety of organizations in North Dakota. Largely because of Tom's efforts, Marvin Windows located one of their new manufacturing facilities in Fargo, resulting in over 1,100 new jobs for this area. He also assisted the centers for the mentally and physically challenged in both Fargo and Valley City, North Dakota gaining numerous new industrial work contracts.

From 1992 to 2010, Tom was the President and CEO of Mid-America Aviation. This small business concern overhauls and repairs critical aircraft components for the United States Air Force, NASA, and 16 foreign countries. Mid-America Aviation was founded using assets purchased from SMS Instruments of Deer Park Long Island, NY with the assistance of local investors and the North Dakota Future fund. Under Tom's leadership, Mid-America Aviation was awarded the Small Business Association's "Prime Contractor of the Year” for Region VIII, the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nebraska, and Colorado. This award in emblematic of Mid-America Aviation's commitment to quality, on time, high value products delivered to the customer.

Tom now owns Flock Buster, Skeet-R-Gone and Roll-a-Ramp and has most recently steered his efforts towards growing these companies.