Ed Thomas

Office Managing Partner, Deloitte Seattle


ed thomas headshot

Ed Thomas is Managing Partner for the Deloitte Seattle office and serves as Lead Client Service Partner for a number of large corporations and enterprises. He also leads Deloitte’s Strategic Client Program in Seattle. In addition, Thomas is Dean of Deloitte’s senior leadership program, “the Art of the Story.”

As part of his 30 years of professional leadership and experience, Thomas has served as a corporate lawyer, a partner in Deloitte’s Merger & Acquisitions Service group, Chief of Staff to Deloitte’s Managing Partner and subsequent Global CEO and a regional Tax Managing Partner.

In the community, Thomas has been Chair at IslandWood, served as Treasurer for Pacific Science Center and worked with Western Washington University Foundation and Plymouth Housing Group. 

Thomas earned a B.S. in Accounting from Miami University, received his J.D. from Wayne State University and his LL.M. – Taxation from New York University Law School.  He is a licensed CPA in Washington State.