Brooks Boughton is a 1998 graduate from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began his career as a Project Engineer at Net Shaped Solutions, a Cold Forming company. Later, Brooks became a Project Engineer for Burtek Inc., a defense contractor that manufactured trailers, HMMMV up fitting and ISO container modifications.
Brooks later became the Director of Engineering at Trailer Technologies which was then acquired by Kentucky Trailer. Brooks has had subsequent roles within the company such as Director of Engineering & Production (2010), Vice President of Operations, KTT (2011), Vice President of Operations, KTSV group (2014), culminating in his current role as divisional President KTSV - Michigan.