Michael (Mike) Thomas

Experience As:

Based In:
Tualatin, Oregon
Language (s):
English

Michael (Mike) Thomas

Driven and high energy senior executive adept at “creating value from chaos” by growing and/or turning around failing / nearly failing enterprises, domestically and internationally. First and foremost an exceptional business leader and manager whom employees naturally want to follow, work for and with. Gifted at seeing the detail in the complex and finding solutions when none are obvious. Adept and highly experienced with organizational transformation, process improvement, capital raise, direct sales and strategic planning.

Proficient at building high performing teams, assisting them in reaching their personal potential, and effectively leading employees through organizational change. Exceptional, solutions-centered and forward-thinking leader who leads through periods of unparalleled growth. A lifelong learner who believes that any day where he doesn’t learn something new and important is a wasted day. Extrodinarily healthy, fit and staying this way!

Professional Accomplishments:
1. Lead and grew private venture capital business to $130 million revenue and $23 million gross profit.
2. Founded and grew application software product business to be largest of its kind in the world in 5 years.
3. Turned around and reorganized a failing $35 million publicly listed energy consulting company.
4. Turned around a failing corporate bank remittance processing service to be the largest and best in the US.
5. Established a oil and gas industry service in Australia to be the largest and best in the country, expanded to Africa and China.
6. Gifted raising capital for ventures in the US, Europe, and Australia, raised over $30 million for various ventures.
7. Established a US subsidiary of an Australian oil and gas business and grew to $2.5 million in 8 months.
8. Very well experienced Board Chairman and board member for both public and private companies.

Professional Certifications:
• US Army paratrooper
• Advanced Open Water SCUBA diver
• Single Engine private pilot