Former President and CEO, Tennant Co.
Roger Hale was the 2nd Chair of the Ploughshares Fund Board of Directors, serving from 2005 until 2013. Prior to his chairmanship, he had been a member of Ploughshares Fund's Board of Directors since 1995. A native of Minnesota, Hale was president and CEO of Tennant, an industry-leading manufacturer of industrial and commercial floor maintenance equipment, from 1976 to 1998 and was a director of five NYSE companies during his career. He retired in 1999. Hale has served on the boards of the Walker Art Center and Public Radio International. He is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Business School, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1956-1959.