Thomas currently serves as Alleare Consulting’s CFO and General Counsel. Thomas has a diverse background with expertise in finance, accounting, lending, and legal representation related thereto. Prior to his move to Alleare Consulting in January of 2012, Thomas was in private practice at one of the nation's top law firms where his primary focus was syndicated lending. He has experience representing financial institutions, commercial finance companies and private investment funds in various forms of secured and unsecured financings - including asset based financings, cash flow based financings, senior secured financings, second lien financings and mezzanine financings.
Some of Thomas’ most recent accomplishments prior to moving to Alleare include: representing the administrative agent in a $500,000,000 syndicated loan to one of the largest beer distributors in the United States; representing the administrative agent in a $250,000,000 syndicated loan to a NASDAQ publicly-traded company; representing a private equity firm in its acquisition of an industrial lubricant company, which included $35,000,000 of first and second lien debt; representing a private equity firm in its acquisition of a recycling company, which included $10,000,000 of first and second lien debt; and representing a private equity firm in its acquisition of a home healthcare company, which included $7,500,000 of first and second lien debt.
Thomas received his J.D., with honors, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While at SMU, Thomas served as lead articles editor for the SMU Law Review. Thomas received his B.B.A., magna cum laude, in finance from Abilene Christian University.