Founder and Managing Director Ken Thompson draws upon nearly 20 years of financial consulting experience to lead Levelx. His vision is to combine financial expertise with emerging technologies. This 21st century approach positions Lx to deliver tailored solutions in an increasingly competitive world.
Ken Thompson knows competitive.
A Chicago native, Ken maintained a full scholarship in wrestling while earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Art History from Northwestern University. From there he headed to Hyde Park to earn an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Statistics, and Accounting.
As a senior manager at Deloitte Consulting, Ken advised Fortune 500 companies on the development and execution of corporate strategy and restructurings, business planning, financing and recapitalizations, and operational improvements. He served clients in a broad range of industries including consumer products, financial services, manufacturing, and specialty chemicals.
In 2005 Ken established the Chicago office of DLC, Inc, an LA-based financial consulting firm specializing in Finance, Accounting and Financial Systems initiatives. As a Director of Client Services, he was responsible for building the DLC Chicago practice through talent acquisition and Fortune 1000 market penetration. During Ken’s tenure, the DLC Chicago office attracted over 30 consultants and a client list which included such marquee brands as: Allstate, Discover Financial Services, Exelon, General Growth, Nestle, Northern Trust, and PepsiCo.
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