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Josh Thomas, CFA


Josh Thomas, CFA, is a Partner in Moore Colson’s Transaction Services Practice. Josh works closely with business owners, CEOs, CFOs, private equity funds and investors.

A CPA with over 15 years of accounting and transaction services experience, Josh has assisted both financial and strategic clients in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, and performed financial due diligence for over 150 potential acquisitions with revenues ranging from $4 million to over $3 billion. Although the majority of his work has been buy-side financial due diligence, Josh has significant sell-side experience including delivering full-scope sell-side diligence reports (subsequently provided to potential investors (lenders), preparing carve-out financial statements, evaluating stand-alone costs, as well as performing other sell-side support assistance. Josh has broad industry experience which includes: manufacturing, distribution, construction, software, services, and retail. Additionally, Josh has worked on numerous cross border transactions in Germany, Finland, Sweden and Brazil.

Prior to joining Moore Colson in 2016, Josh was Director of Merger & Acquisition Services at another middle market firm in Atlanta. Prior to that, Josh worked for KPMG, LLP as a member of the Transaction Services group from May 2007 through March 2011.

In 2018, Josh was a recipient of the Emerging Leaders Award by M&A Advisor, a premier global network of M&A, Turnaround, and Finance professionals, in recognition of his achievements and notable contributions to the industry and community.


  • University of North Carolina (Masters of Accounting)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A. Economics)

professional affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
  • Association of Corporate Growth (ACG – Atlanta)


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