Thomas N. Thurber Biographical Summary
Mr. Thurber accepted the position of CEO for Olympic Idea LLC in 2014 following a long and successful business career.
He began his professional life with the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen, where he earned his CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license while advancing from entry-level auditor to Senior Tax Manager.
After 7 years, Tom left Arthur Andersen to accept a position with one of its clients, Daon Corporation, a publicly traded Canadian real estate company with U.S. headquarters in Newport Beach, California.
Mr. Thurber held the position of Controller, U.S. Operations with Daon.
Subsequently, Tom held Chief Financial Positions with Standard Concrete Corporation and American Spectrum Realty, Inc.
He was responsible for negotiating the sale of Standard Concrete to a large European public company and later headed up the effort to take American Spectrum Realty, Inc. public (AMEX:AQQ).
Mr. Thurber’s CEO experience includes presidency of S-P Properties, Inc., general partner of five partnerships with over 12,000 limited partners.
In addition, he was CEO of Headlee Management Corp, a restaurant franchise operator with over 400 employees.
Tom is excited to join Olympic Idea LLC as it expands into an international company focused on bringing an internet presence to the many small businesses currently invisible to web users.