Thomas Knowles

Managing Partner

Thomas joined Gratitude Railroad in January 2015 as managing partner. Prior to GRR, Thomas led corporate development and strategy for a leading outdoor e-commerce company, Backcountry, and a publicly traded software as a service company, Liveperson (NASDAQ:LPSN). He also spent five years in investing roles with SVB Capital, the venture capital arm of Silicon Valley Bank. Thomas graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Economics. Raised in Seattle and a 10 year stint in San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas now lives in Park City Utah with his wife Jessie and their kids Dayna, Kira and Westin.

Quiet over loud; beer over wine; leading over following; Montana over California; country music over anything else; family over friends; rain jacket over swim suit; non-fiction over fiction.