Semple, Marchal & Cooper, LLP
Phoenix, Arizona
Office: 602-241-1500

Assurance Services Practice Section Principal.  Mr. Thomas earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Thomas is an assurance services principal with the firm.  He holds a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Arizona, Ohio and Michigan and is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Thomas has approximately twelve years of public and private accounting and assurance services experience. He started his career as an assurance associate with the firm of RSM US, LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. He relocated to Arizona and joined the firm of Semple, Marchal & Cooper, LLP as an assurance service practice section manager in 2014. He was admitted to the firm as a Principal in 2022.

As an Assurance Services Practice Section Principal, Mr. Thomas is responsible for the management of accounting and assurance services performed for public and privately-owned companies.  His client base consists of both publicly held and closely owned for profit businesses in a myriad of industries, with a large portion of his clients being manufacturing and product distribution companies, as well as wholesale and retail sales companies.

Mr. Thomas has extensive experience in financial reporting requirements for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. He has experience with current pronouncements by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and the application of accounting principles for companies in a host of industries. He provides technical reviews for client financial statement disclosures for compliance with professional standards.