Thomas Gross is the Chief Financial Officer of Battle Plan Capital, parent company of Bellator Real Estate & Development, LLC. Thomas became CFO in 2013 following several years of extensive accounting and financial experience. Previous experience includes serving as Senior Audit Associate of KPMG in Birmingham, Finance & Accounting Manager at Daniel Corporation in Birmingham, and Vice President/Controller at a private investment company in Montgomery.
Prior to beginning his financial career, Thomas earned a Master of Accountancy from Auburn University in 2004 where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He also completed a Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Birmingham Southern College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2003. He was born and raised in Montgomery, AL.
Thomas became a Certified Public Accountant in 2004 and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter Holder since 2012. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CFA Society of Alabama, and he is an active volunteer with Brantwood Children’s Home, the American Cancer Society, Young Business Leaders Birmingham, NWTF and Ducks Unlimited.
Thomas and his wife Kim are proud parents of Thomas, Annie and Robert. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and spending time with family and friends.