Robert Thompson is an experienced finance executive with an entrepreneurial spirit and a career built around helping companies of all sizes and ownership structures in accelerating growth, capitalizing on opportunity, and improving financial and operational performance.
Rob is a leader who first understands the story behind the numbers. With over 45 years of experience in the consulting, technology, manufacturing, retail, and hospitality industries, he brings strengths in team leadership, strategic planning and execution, tax reporting, investor relations, cash management, turnarounds, M&A, and risk management. Rob understands the importance of relationships as a means of accelerating growth and scalability and uses those skills to significantly improve relationships with capital sources, ranging from banks to private shareholders.
Rob holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business and Accounting from Washington State University. He enjoys volunteer activities and most recently served on the Board of the American Heart Association affiliate in Portland and is a past Trustee of the Multnomah Athletic Club. Rob enjoys photography and cooking, plus family activities ranging from daily walks to hiking, bike riding, and travel.