Spencer Thomas, CLFP

Designation

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CEO

Experience

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20+ years

Spencer Thomas serves as CEO of KLC Financial, taking up the position in March 2022. He has more than two decades of experience in the equipment leasing and financing industry holding positions from business development to executive management. He has a proven track record of success in working with hundreds of financial institutions and small/medium sized businesses, structuring financing solutions that enable these customers to realize their goals,

Spencer’s career also includes executive experience at LeasePoint.com, where he served as EVP prior to starting at KLC Financial at the same position in 2001. In addition, he has held sales positions at IMS and McLeod USA.

In addition to his work at KLC Financial, Spencer has been an active investor in various capital businesses.

Away from the office, Spencer loves spending time with his family. Whether it is cheering them on at one of their sporting events, spending time at the lake, or traveling the world with them; the pride and fulfillment he gets watching them grow is what brings him the greatest joy. A supportive family and active lifestyle enables Spencer to keep a fresh mind, positive attitude and high level of energy so that he can be an effective leader to his team and the productive resource that KLC’s customers deserve.

Spencer is a graduate of St. Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.  He grew up on a family farm in Minnesota giving him insight into the environment of small businesses and agriculture. He is an active member of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA), where he serves as speaker on a wide-range of equipment financing and leasing topics. Other Associations memberships include: Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Risk Management Association (RMA), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (AACFB), and Certified Lease &Finance Professionals (CLFP).

Our Creative Team

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Marc P. Keepman, CLFP

Chairman

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Spencer Thomas, CLFP

CEO

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Shannon Smith, CLFP

Chief Credit Officer

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Kevin Kelly, CLFP

Chief Financial Officer