Tom Kaylor is a principal and the National Financial Services Industry leader for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP and Deloitte’s Business Valuation Group. Mr. Kaylor has over 20 years of experience providing valuation, merger & acquisition and financial and strategic analyses within the financial services arena. He has significant experience serving financial services firms including advising and performing analyses for commercial and investment banks, mortgage banks, consumer finance companies including credit card, student loan, auto finance and merchant acquiring and processing companies. Mr. Kaylor has led global projects involving numerous international locations and assets for some of the largest commercial and investment bank acquisitions over the past 15 years.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Kaylor served as the Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions group for a top 10 US-based commercial bank. Under his leadership the bank completed numerous acquisitions and divestitures within the commercial banking, leasing, merchant processing, private equity and mortgage industry sub-sectors and also received the Association for Corporate Growth’s “Deal Maker of the Year” award.
Mr. Kaylor was also a valuation partner at a then big 6 accounting firm and most recently covered the financial services space as a sell-side research analyst for an institutional focused investment bank covering various companies within the mortgage, consumer finance and brokerage arena. Mr. Kaylor has also provided testimony in the thrift and asset management sectors.