Coleman Small Business Lending Podcast
Episode 7 -- Mike Thomas, Chairman and CEO, Thomas USAF
November 2, 2015
By Bob Coleman
Editor, Main Street Monday
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Michael Thomas(CPA) is the founder, CEO and Investor in USAF I, II, III and Thomas USAF Group, LLC. In 2011 he founded a fifth USAF fund, McDonald USAF, LP and in 2015 he announced the formation of his sixth USAF fund, USAF 6, LP which he currently manages.
Mike has been in the government guaranteed loan business for over 35 years. He headed the Small Business Administration (SBA) Transition and Reorganization for President Jimmy Carter. As partner at Ernst & Young, he set up the Ethanol Guarantee Loan Program for the US Department of Energy. He founded USAF I, the original stripper of SBA and USDA loans, in 1986.