Mr. Thomas is a principal member and founder of CFO Advisors, LLC. Over the last twenty-five years, he has been Chief Financial Officer of over fifty restaurant and retail companies across the United States, providing financial leadership and industry expertise to, and serving as the CEO’s trusted advisor. Mr. Thomas focuses his practice on working with emerging and rapid growth, multi-unit companies, guiding them over a series of years in their preparation for an eventual capital event.
Mr. Thomas received a BS in Accounting from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a MS in Taxation from Walsh College, and did post graduate study in taxation at the University of Michigan Law School. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to founding CFO Advisors, LLC in 1994 he was senior tax manager for Plante & Moran, the 8th largest public accounting and business advisory firm in the United States.