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Mike Thaman

Mike Thaman has more than 20 years of experience in residential real estate development, particularly in the Frontenac and Ladue areas of St. Louis County. He co-founded Frontenac Builders with Lori Thaman in 2002, and assists the Company with land acquisition, design, and financial aspects of the Company’s business.

Mike is President and Managing Director of Warson Capital Partners, an investment banking, private equity, and wealth management firm based in St. Louis. Founded in 1994 as Frontenac Financial Group, Inc., Warson serves the capital needs of emerging growth companies nationally with a focus on the Midwestern United States. Since co-founding Warson in 1994, Mike has focused on sourcing capital for growth companies as well as buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition transactions, particularly in the areas of banking, insurance, healthcare and medical devices, information technology, defense, manufacturing and services.

Prior to forming Warson, Mike served as President and Chief Executive Officer of NationsMart Corporation, a start-up multi-unit retail company based in St. Louis and funded through a successful IPO in 1993. Previously, Mike served as President of New Legends Associates, Inc. in a successful turn-around of a troubled planned community development encompassing 1,000 acres of residential real estate and multiple golf course property located in St. Louis.

Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Landmark Bancshares Corporation, a $2.5 billion St. Louis-based bank holding company with 50 bank locations, from 1981 through 1991 when he concluded the successful merger of Landmark with St. Louis-based Magna Group Inc. (now Regions Bank) to form the region’s third largest banking group at that time. As Executive Vice President, Mike directed strategic expansion activities that doubled the number of Landmark retail branches in three years, and directed capital formation programs that raised over $100 million in a five-year period, listing Landmark’s stock on the American Stock Exchange and later on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mike is a certified public accountant and began his career in practice for ten years with the St. Louis office of KPMG, an international public accounting firm. He has served on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. He is involved in community service organizations as well as civic matters within the City of Frontenac, presently serving as a member of the City’s Public Works Commission, Architectural Design Chairman, and a member of the City’s Facilities Steering Committee. Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

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