Jon Ihler was appointed as president and chief executive officer by the MFA Oil Company Board of Directors on July 31, 2019. Ihler, who served as interim CEO since April 25, 2019, is the fifth CEO in the cooperative’s 90-year history.
Ihler joined MFA Oil in 2001, working in Big O Tires and Jiffy Lube management before moving to Colorado, where he owned and operated his own franchised automotive business. He returned to MFA Oil in 2006, serving as business development manager, director of sales and marketing, and vice president of sales and marketing before being named interim CEO.
Ihler is a Columbia, Mo., native and a graduate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics.