Kent ThomasFounding Partner - Retired
Kent Thomas founded Amplēo in 1996 and in that role has served as the outsourced CFO of over 80 different businesses. He currently serves as the advisor or Acting CFO of several businesses and as a member of the board of directors of Red Sky Solutions, Stokes Family Properties and the MountainWest Capital Network. Kent graduated from Brigham Young University and the University of Utah’s Graduate School of Business.
Kent has been a licensed CPA and served as the President of the Utah Association of CPA’s during 2013-14. He was a founding member of the Olympus Angel Investors and is active in the Utah entrepreneurial community where he advises companies, associations, and educational institutions and is a frequent speaker on finance, accounting and entrepreneurship. With Amplēo’s support, their clients have raised over $1 billion in debt, equity and lease financing and many have grown to national prominence.
Kent is married to Kim Ericson – between them they have eight children and thirteen grandchildren. They enjoy running, hiking, water sports (especially Lake Powell) and international travel.