Bryan Thomas 
Chief Operations Officer

As a 35-year professional in marketing and organizational operations, Bryan has built four enterprises serving national and global brands and their related companies. 


As the founder and CEO of Thomas & Perkins, a national marketing agency, Bryan grew the organization to 120 employees with annual billings of nearly $90 million. The company was instrumental in growing customers and market share for organizations within the health care sector including National Jewish Health,  the leading US respiratory treatment and research center for pulmonary, cardiac, immune and related conditions, Air Methods Corporation, the worlds largest air medical transport company, UW Medicine, a renown medical and research center in the US northeast, Direct Patient Logistics, the leading patient transfer facilitation provider in the US, TeleMethods, a telemedicine incubator for Air Methods and Psychiatric Institutes of America, Rose Medical Center, Centura Health, and CIGNA Select.  The agency gained a reputation for strategically guiding brand positioning, value proposition development, consumer insight studies, marketing strategy, marketing communications plans and their execution. It was recognized as one of the more inventive ad agencies in the US.


Other companies Bryan has founded, built and sold include Thomas Taber & Drazen (TTD), a strategic marketing outsource provider for companies seeking marketing muscle for their growth objectives.  TTD eventually grew to $35 million in annual billings and was sold by Bryan to Gyro, a global marketing agency.


Bryan also co-founded Saligent, a sales-force support, outbound, lead-generation company that grew to 150 staff members at the time it was sold to Protocol Communications.


Bryan has served on board of directors or advisory councils for Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center, Mile High United Way and the Children’s Museum.  However, his greatest accomplishment (with a lot of help from his wife) is his five children and 8 grandchildren.

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