Thomas Dey | Chief Executive Officer
Thomas has spent 27 years servicing client’s needs. As the Principal Founder of ACF, Thomas has brought that client focus as a core principle to how we operate.Although Thomas is now based in our Los Angeles office, he splits his time between the two offices to ensure we are delivering the ACF service in line with our core brand values.
Thomas was previously a full equity partner in the global accounting firm Grant Thornton where he headed the Media Investment Banking Team responsible for serving the dominant position in Media and Entertainment. Having spent 20 years in this client focused environment, this led to the service style that differentiates ACF from its competitors, that of client first, client best investment banking.
Thomas has been honored in Variety’s prestigious Dealmakers Impact Report many times over the past 7 years. This annual report recognizes the entertainment industry’s most influential deal makers and their contribution to the industry through the significant deals they have closed.
Now living in California, Thomas has adopted a much healthier outdoor lifestyle, living with his wife and two kids.
Thomas is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and having passed Series 24, 79 and 63 is a FINRA registered representative of ACF.