Alan Thometz

Adjunct Faculty, Finance

arthometz@stthomas.edu

(612) 309-4241

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall
St. Paul, MN 55105

M.B.A., , Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota
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Alan's experience includes commercial banking, investment banking, and private equity. In his career, he has advised several dozens of clients in transactions totaling billions of dollars. While living in Beijing, he trained the transaction advisory staff of Grant Thornton China and performed cross-border due diligence. His professional services span five continents.

After serving as a director of transaction advisory services at Grant Thornton, Alan started his own consulting firm which specializes in M&A transactions and valuations. He has an MBA from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and earned a CFA designation in 2001. He has been an adjunct faculty member for more than ten years at UST and other universities.

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Founding Member, KACET LLC, Minneapolis (2014 - present)
  • Lead Director, North America Banking Company, Mineapolis (2014 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2006 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Augsburg College, Minneapolis (2014 - 2017)
  • Director - Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton, LLP, Minneapolis (2006 - 2014)
  • Chief Financial Officer, Excorp Medical, Inc, Minneapolis (2005 - 2006)
  • Principal, Manchester Companies, Inc, Minneapolis (2001 - 2005)
  • Senior Vice President, Family Financial Strategies, Inc, Minneapolis (2000 - 2001)
  • Founder, Principle & Owner, Trinity Capital Management, LLC, St. Paul (1999 - 2000)
  • Principal, Northland Business Capital, LLP, Minneapolis (1997 - 1998)
  • Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank (successor to Norwest Bank MN), Minneapolis (1986 - 1996)
  • Assistant Project Director, Centre d'Assistance aux P.M.E., Tunis (1985 - 1986)
  • Manager of Finance, Cray Research, Inc., Minneapolis (1982 - 1985)
  • Commercial Banking Officer, U.S. Bank, Minneapolis (1978 - 1982)

Professional Memberships
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • CFA Society of Minnesota

Public Service
  • Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, Chairperson

Publications

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Corporate finance
  • Valuations
  • Investment risk and return
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Institutions

Presentations