Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Myron Thomas serves dual roles as Culmen International’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), leading efforts to optimize operations and guide capital deployment to maximize organic and inorganic growth. As a member of the executive leadership team, Myron has an integral role in executing Culmen’s strategic plan, developing and implementing its financial strategy, and providing servant leadership to ensure Culmen’s Divisions and Programs are well supported to exceed client expectations.
Prior to joining Culmen, Myron led multiple high-growth, private equity-backed companies as President, COO, and/or CFO. Most recently, he served as COO at Melwood, a mission-driven Federal contractor utilizing the AbilityOne program to employ individuals of differing abilities. Myron began his career in the audit and transaction services divisions at PwC and KPMG, respectively. After serving as an international ex-pat for Corning Incorporated and obtaining his MBA, Myron served as CFO for Corning’s corporate venture capital division, focused on fiber optic and photonics innovations. Throughout his 25-year career in Finance and Operations, Myron has established a reputation for building high-performing teams and aligning operating and financial metrics to support business strategy and high-growth. Myron has also led multiple equity and debt financings and raised more than $1.2 Billion.
Myron holds a Master’s Degree in Public/Private Economic Policy (MPA) from Harvard University, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s of Science (BS) Degree in Accounting from Florida A&M University. He is certified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (GCMA), and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and has earned a Six Sigma certification. Myron is a member of the Washington, DC/Baltimore Chapters of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and Leadership Greater Washington (LGW).