Tom Shey was born and raised in Algona, Iowa. He attended Loras College from 1985 to 1988 where he played Duhawks football under the direction of Coach Bierie and participated in intramurals. Tom received his degree in Finance from Loras in 1988.
He is the President and owner of Shey Systems, Inc. out of Hiawatha, Iowa, a worldwide supplier of aircraft parts. Prior to founding the business, Tom worked in executive sales roles for Intertrade Ltd. And R.I.M. Enterprises in Iowa.
Tom married his wife Stacy in 1995 and they have five children, Beau Evans (‘10), Alyssa Evans, Regan, Riley and Reanna Shey. Tom additionally has two brothers and a sister who attended Loras: Dan Shey (’86), Chris Shey (’89) and Lisa (Shey) Miller (’91).