Climbing the Ladder: Tony Boldt

Join the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nebraska Furniture Mart, Tony Boldt, as he shares how he worked his way from the front line to the C-suite for one of America’s most beloved furniture stores. Garnering leadership insights throughout his extensive career in the furniture business, Boldt discusses how NFM continues to aspire to improve lives through furniture while maintaining a positive mindset in times of uncertainty.

Guest Bio:

Tony Boldt began his career with NFM as a lead in the distribution center of Homemakers, a wholly owned subsidiary of NFM. Soon promoted to a supervisory role, Tony then transferred to NFM’s Des Moines store as the Warehouse Manager, overseeing all distribution for the location. In 2006, he was named Store Director for the Des Moines location. Always one to seize an opportunity, Tony moved to Omaha to be the Appliances and Electronics General Sales Manager and became Kansas City’s Store Director in 2012. In 2017, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. As of 2021, Tony is now CEO & President. Tony Boldt is responsible for providing strategic, financial and operational leadership for NFM.

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Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Releases, Master Mentors: 30 Transformative Insights From Our Greatest Minds, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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